Nuance is taking things a step further with the addition of voice biometrics to give drivers more control in branding the infotainment experience through the security of a spoken passphrase.
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Voice input has been a pipe dream since Star Trek, with crew members talking into the air and the computer understanding every spoken word. We aren't much closer to that scenario now than we were a decade ago.
Chip giant plans to differentiate its ultraportable laptop by improving user experience with screen quality, lower cost, and features such as full voice control and better noise cancellation.
According to reports, Apple is exploring the possibility of manufacturing wearable devices running on iOS, and Steve Jobs had even toyed with the idea of making an Apple car.
Samsung believes that "good cause exists" to add three more Apple devices to the original infringement claim because they were not yet released back when the original filings were made in June 2012.
Apple heavily advertises Siri and competitors have been trying to match and beat its functionality. Google Now is excellent on Jelly Bean-powered devices and there are some great 3rd party alternatives. Nuance is an experience developer of voice technologies and enters the Android arena with this new application.
The Korean firm has folded Apple's flagship smartphone into an existing lawsuit covering iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch devices. Meanwhile, a judge has lifted a temporary ban on the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1, as a jury found it was not infringing on Apple's patents.
Judge Alsup upholds jury's verdict on patents, arguing that remaining 10 jurors could have "rejected every word" of Oracle's primary expert witness.
Patents don't stifle innovation; they work to protect the innovators and original inventors who have their own skin in the game. That's the word from inventor and Uniloc founder Ric Richardson, who can't fathom a world without patent protections.
Not to be outdone by the rumors that Apple's iTV will (eventually) arrive with a built-in Siri of its own, Google has filed for a patent for a voice-based remote control that would tie into Google TV.
All signs point to the cryptic comment recorded in the new Steve Jobs bio -- that he "finally cracked" the right way to create an Apple television -- referring to Siri as the key to a super-simple living room experience. The New York Times surmises that a voice-controlled TV is in Apple's future, with potentially revolutionary ramifications.
Apple is winning praise in reviews for its iPhone 4S voice recognition technology, but the real test will come from word of mouth recommendations from the masses.
Guest blogger Garett Rogers goes out on a limb to predict that Apple will announce a voice-enabled Bluetooth iPod nano. I want one of these so bad!
AppleInsider's discovery of the 2009 patent application for the iPod nano reveals a camera, touchscreen, mic and even games.
It's official: everyone has to have a 3D product of their own these days. Today's new entry is Hasbro's My3D handheld viewer for the iPhone and iPod touch.
Voice quality on Verizon's network is fantastic, whereas the data experience is subpar
Apple launched its App Store for the Mac today with a press release that included this bit of puffery: "The Mac App Store brings the revolutionary App Store experience to the Mac…" Revolutionary? Hmmm, where have I heard that word before? Oh yeah, in just about every Apple press release since 1999.
The two companies are considered the arch-rivals of the technology world, but there have been numerous instances of co-operation between the pair
The company has filed for a stay in the verdict after a Texan court ruled that it had infringed on three patents held by another firm
Avaya, a provider of communications systems for the enterprise, today released a family of real-time video communications and collaboration products and services, including a video/voice/text offering called Avaya Flare Experience.