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  • ANZ trials voice biometrics in app and call centre

    ​ANZ will be adding voice biometrics to its mobile app so customers can authorise large payments with their voice. The biometrics technology, by Nuance, will also be introduced into the bank’s call centres to replace security questions.

    Written by George Nott03 April 17 10:10
  • ZTE to bring 'Car Mode' app for hands-free smartphone use

    Chinese handset maker ZTE plans to pre-load a new "Car Mode" app in its Android devices, allowing users to issue voice commands to make phone calls, play music and get text messages read out while driving their car.

    Written by Michael Kan08 Jan. 13 08:05
  • Nuance to acquire mobile speech software provider Vlingo

    Consolidating the rapidly growing market for voice recognition systems and services, Nuance Communications is in the process of acquiring Vlingo, a provider of mobile voice recognition and analysis software, the two companies announced Tuesday. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

    Written by Joab Jackson21 Dec. 11 08:28
  • Nuance deal could be game changer for Apple's iOS 5

    Rumor has it that Apple is engaged in serious negotiations with Nuance. A potential deal between Apple and Nuance suggests that Apple is aggressively pursuing new voice recognition capabilities for iOS 5.

    Written by Tony Bradley09 May 11 00:27
  • Queensland hospital cuts reporting time with speech recognition

    Nambour General Hospital in Queensland has cut average report turnaround times by 28 hours and reduced the time needed to create radiology reports by 85 per cent thanks to the deployment of speech recognition software.

    Written by Lisa Banks26 July 10 15:05