01/10/2014, Smartwatches – they could’ve been the next big thing, but I suppose that particular day has yet to come at this point in time. I mean, how many people do you know who actually own a Samsung Galaxy Gear timepiece that works great with the Galaxy Note 3? Sure, you can rattle off some names, but I am quite sure that the number of people you know who do not […]
11/20/2013, If there was a particular gift that I would like to have, it would be the ability to understand all the different languages in the world. What a great gift that would be! I know of some people who are fluent in 6 or 7 languages, bless their souls, and the ease at which they switch from one language to another never ceases to amaze me. I suppose robots would […]
04/28/2013, Most Android users are familiar with Swype keyboard, it is an intelligent virtual keyboard which makes typing faster as users don’t have to punch in letters like they would normally have to do. By sliding the thumb over letters that make up a certain word, user’s will be given the most accurate word suggestion based on the swiping of their thumb. Only recently the folks at Nuance released Swype 1.5 […]
04/03/2013, We’re not sure when the annoying trend of voice ads started to pop up on the Internet, but it looks as though we can also expect them to annoy us to no end on our mobile devices in the future thanks to Nuance Mobile. Their new Nuance Voice service will not only speak to the user whatever it is the advertiser would like to convey to them, but it will […]
08/06/2012, Nuance already wowed us when it introduced Dragon Drive and Dragon NaturallySpeaking 12 in April and July respectively. Today, the expert provider of voice and language solutions for businesses, is introducing a new virtual assistant for mobile customer services apps. It’s called Nina, and the name stands for Nuance Interactive Natural Assistant. Nina is actually a suite of voice-powered personal assistant technologies that combines Nuance speech recognition, Text-to-Speech (TTS), voice […]
07/26/2012, If you think that voice dictation software is a lot more accurate and efficient compared to typing things out on the keyboard, or if you’re someone that multitasks a lot, then voice dictation software is probably a tool you rely on often, or wish you had. Well the good news is that Nuance has announced that the 12th version of its Dragon NaturallySpeaking software will be shipping come 13th of […]
07/09/2012, Nuance Communications unveiled Dragon Drive in May this year. Dragon Drive hopes to provide car owners the capability to send and read text messages through voice using its voice recognition technology. Nuance previously said that its messaging service will be followed by other services soon, which will include controls for listening to music, web browsing, directions and more. Today, Nuance is announcing that German automaker BMW will be the first […]
12/22/2011, Swype beta users are in for a treat. The developers of the popular Android keyboard have announced a new major update for it. The update features Dragon Dictation as a voice to text option instead of the default voice to text option from Android, and it adds support for an additional 50 languages. The latest version of the Swype beta also includes Advanced Language Modeling: a feature that is touted […]
10/06/2011, Nuance dug deep into their coffers for Swype – to the tune of a cool $100 million thereabouts in fact – according to a source who knows all the wheelings and dealings that is going on. Seattle-based startup Swype is something of a revolution when it comes to virtual keyboards if you find it difficult to make the transition from a physical QWERTY keyboard over to a virtual one.
09/07/2011, There has been word that iOS 5 is reaching its final build, and the rumors are suggesting that selected carriers have been given the “near final” build of iOS 5 for testing. We’re not sure if this implies that the iPhone 5 is nearing as well, but for those who are more interested in iOS 5, it appears that there are several key features in iOS 5 that are reportedly […]
08/15/2011, A while back we reported that thanks to some digging through the iOS 5 beta, developers have discovered a new button in the OS that would allow speech-to-text capabilities. It is believed that this feature would be making use of Nuance’s technology although it was not revealed during Apple’s WWDC earlier this year.
08/08/2011, Are you excited about the impending release of iOS 5 beta? If that is the case, then be prepared to get all the more excited, with adrenaline coursing through your body. Why do we say so? Well, Apple might have touched a little on the iOS 5′s features when WWDC 2011 happened, but they certainly played their cards close to their chest, and recent findings point towards Apple working on […]
07/14/2011, Jealous of Android users being able to use voice commands on their phones for almost everything while you are limited to just voice searching on the internet with your iPhone? Well, those days are drawing to an end. The folks over at Nuance have just released a new app for iOS called Dragon Go! which brings a whole load of new speech to text functions on your iPhone. You can […]
03/23/2011, The great thing about Android is its ability to pretty much customize every single aspect of the device and the operating system. From simple changes like the look of the device, to more complicated procedures like overclocking the processor and installing custom ROMs – you can make an Android device truly your own. One of the things you can do without much trouble is change the on-screen keyboard that comes […]