Nuance Packages Voice Module for PNDs and Nav Apps

Nuance Packages Voice Module for PNDs and Nav Apps
Nuance Communications, today announced VoCon Navigation, a pre-packaged voice application module for embedded, one-shot destination entry. The target market is PND manufacturers and mobile navigation application developers that want to speed up time to market for such a solution.

VoCon Navigation features the same Nuance One-Shot Destination Entry capabilities that have been deployed by auto manufacturers such as Audi, BMW, Ford and Mercedes-Benz, explained Nuance.

“With the incredible demand for voice-enabled navigation devices and applications, developers and manufacturers require trusted and proven plug-and-play technology that enables them to bring voice innovations to market faster,” said Arnd Weil, vice president and general manager of Nuance Automotive.

“We designed VoCon Navigation with this mind, providing PND manufacturers and mobile app developers with a complete, easy-to-integrate one-shot voice offering that brings our advances in natural language understanding to more consumers, platforms and devices worldwide.”

Monday, February 7th 2011

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