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Displaying items by tag: Voice recognition

Speaking to our devices was once a sci-fi dream of Star Trek and the Jetsons, but has rapidly evolved into a daily activity for many with smart speakers, phones and more, so why let your computer miss out on all the productive fun?

Published in Business Software

Nuance, Father of Dragons in the great Game of Vocal Tones, has fought back against the boring Type walkers beyond the wall of unspeakable silence to the North as it celebrates its signature Dragon software having turned 20 this year.

Published in Your Tech

Voice and facial recognition is gaining ground as a major security measure, with more than 600 million mobile devices expected to be using the technology around the world by 2021, according to a new report by Juniper Research.

Published in Security

Dragonology is the official Australian user group dedicated to Dragon speech recognition and personal productivity, and its next meeting is in Melbourne, 16 March.

Published in Business Software

The Nuance Dragon speech recognition user group is holding its first meeting in 2016 as a virtual online webinar, with an update on using Dragon software for professionals.

The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) is the first organisation in Australia to deploy voice biometrics as a means of authenticating customers by the sound of their voice.

Published in Enterprise Solutions
Tuesday, 24 June 2014 14:24

Siri set to get more Aussie

If you've ever had difficulty saying g'day mate to Siri you're not alone, but Apple is moving to improve the language capabilities of its iOS personal assistant, including better support for Aussie dialect.

Published in Mobility

The contract, won in partnership with Azzurri Communications, will see Eckoh develop and implement a hosted speech recognition solution across the Council's customer service operations

Thursday, 03 November 2011 00:37

Nuance fires up Dragon Recorder for iDevices

Nuance has announced the Dragon Recorder app, allowing iOS users to use their device as a voice recorder on the go.

Published in Mobility
Thursday, 28 July 2011 15:50

Strewth, it's an Aussie voice app

Australian app developers keen to integrate speech recognition into their apps for iOS 4.0 or Android 2.1 devices are the target for the local expansion of Nuance's Mobile Developer Programme which from today is providing support for Australian English in all its glory.

Published in Development
Thursday, 10 March 2011 20:43

Woolworths voices contact centre plans

Retail giant Woolworths is mid-way through a massive overhaul of its contact centres - consolidating from eight to two, has introduced interactive voice response (IVR) systems in three key areas, and now has biometric voice identification on its radar.

There will be widespread adoption of healthcare technology (EHR) globally throughout this year in a pivotal period for vendors, with some vendors likely to be pushed out of what is seen as an already competitive market.

Published in Market
The acquisition of voice-to-text messaging service provider by global speech technology leader Nuance could herald a rapid uptake in the technology across mobile operators and in unified messaging systems and other applications.

Published in Strategy
Optus has launched a voice to text message service for its mobile customers, powered by SpinVox, after announcing plans to do so back in April, but there have been reports that much of the voice to text conversion is undertaken by human operators.

Published in Home Tech
Thursday, 09 July 2009 06:28

Telstra brings mobile memo back to Australia

Six months ago Telstra outsourced operators for its mobile memo service to the Philippines. The telco has now announced it will be returning to native English-speaking operators.

Published in Strategy
Monday, 29 June 2009 14:34

iPhone 3GS: still the best?

The third coming of the Jesus phone has come at last, with the masses in their millions saying hallelujah for the much faster and smoother iPhone experience, but while trouble in paradise has ensued with reports of overheating and bugs in iPhone OS 3.0, no-one has yet properly copied the iPhone, let alone surpassed it.

A voice biometric system giving National Australia Bank customers enhanced security with their telephone banking has now been fully deployed by Telstra and Salmat working together using Salmat’s VeSecure  solution.

National Australia Bank has become the first bank in Australia to use voice biometrics as an alternative to PINs to authenticate  customers for telephone banking

Published in Strategy
Salmat is claiming a first for the Australian life insurance and wealth management industry with deployment of its VeSecure voice biometric capability by the Australian arm of global financial services group, Aviva.

Published in Security
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