Cindy Bocko, Marketing Specialist, Automotive
Always getting lost? Need help with navigation? Let Dragon Mobile Assistant get you where you need to go! Simply say ‘directions’, ‘navigation’, or give a specific address and Dragon will handle the rest. You can even ask Dragon to show you where you are, and it’ll display a map of your exact location. If you’re in Driver Mode, just say ‘Hi Dragon’ to wake Dragon up, then give your destination. Easy, right? Just let your
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Posted January 31, 2013 at 9:38 am, by Cindy Bocko, Marketing Specialist, Automotive
Just released on January 31st, Vocalizer Expressive from Nuance transforms text-to-speech with an amazing new level of expressivity. You’ll immediately notice that the voice now has a unique personality and sounds more realistic than ever. Behind the scenes, Nuance’s advanced technology has optimized the read out of long text, so the speech output quality is second to none. Ideally suited for automotive, consumer electronics and accessibility markets, Vocalizer Expressive is the natural choice for in-car infotainment systems, cell phones, ebook readers, and even talking ATMs. With a voice portfolio of 42 languages and 71 voices, no matter where in the world you are, don’t be surprised to hear the new voice of Vocalizer Expressive. You can read all about it… read more
Posted January 16, 2013 at 11:02 am, by Cindy Bocko, Marketing Specialist, Automotive
CES calls it the “year of the connected car” and Its no secret that Dragon Drive is making the in-car conversational experience a widespread reality. Two key announcements at CES attested to its growing popularity. First, Nuance and Chrysler announced that Nuance’s automotive grade connected car platform is powering the voice capabilities of Chrysler’s Uconnect Access services. With Uconnect, drivers can enjoy hands-free message dictation, navigation and local business search simply by speaking. Uconnect Access is the first offering from a U.S. auto maker that introduces cloud-based, hands-free, voice-activated texting. In another “first”, Hyundai also unveiled its connected car prototype at CES with a new voice-enabled infotainment system powered by Dragon Drive. Hyundai’s new infotainment system deeply integrates Nuance’s Dragon… read more
Posted January 16, 2013 at 11:01 am, by Cindy Bocko, Marketing Specialist, Automotive
Another announcement at CES revealed that Nuance’s voice capabilities will be integrated as part of a new portfolio of ZTE Android devices worldwide. The result will be a “diverse set of mobile applications and devices” that foster a more natural, human interaction between people and their ZTE phones with support for more than 25 languages. Among those applications is ZTE’s new Car Mode application. By integrating Nuance’s powerful voice capabilities, this app lets users stay connected to people and content without bringing additional manual-visual distractions into the car. The hands-free experience enables access to phone functions that are used the most while driving, such as making phone calls, reading text messages and accessing music. Drivers simply engage Car Mode with… read more
The Nuance Auto Forum Detroit 2012 Featured the Intuitive Connected Car and Great Customer Attendance!
Posted November 21, 2012 at 10:15 am, by Cindy Bocko, Marketing Specialist, Automotive
This year’s Nuance-hosted Automotive Forum Detroit was the largest ever – drawing an international audience of more than 100 customers to Birmingham, Michigan. Attendees from the industry’s most innovative car manufacturers and content providers gathered to experience the intuitive connected car first hand and to check out the latest and greatest voice-enabled demos. Once again, leading automotive companies including Chrysler, Ford, General Motors, Hyundai, Mazda, Nissan and Toyota were well represented and there were many new faces in the audience as well. The various presentations brought to life the key features of Dragon Drive!, Vocalizer, premium music from Nuance and Gracenote, and the multimodal user experience. The evolution of the intelligent personal assistant behind the wheel was also a key… read more
Posted April 19, 2012 at 8:45 am, by Cindy Bocko, Marketing Specialist, Automotive
An international audience of more than 130 attendees gathered at the Nuance Automotive Forum in Stuttgart, Germany on April 16-17 to experience the latest connected car innovations from Nuance and our partners. All major car manufacturers, Tier 1 suppliers, and navigation vendors were represented and key topics included Connected Car use cases, message dictation, music search, advanced audio integration and an intriguing new study on multilingual solutions. Once again, latest demos were a highlight of the event. Nuance brought to life new applications such as news reader, in-car communication, handwriting, the latest text to speech and more. And partner demos from Spansion, Mediazen, Gracenote, QT and Charamel shed new light on how connectivity is making seamless drive/car communication an everyday reality. From its… read more
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