Australian audio tech company Nuheara continues to innovate with its IQbuds 2 Max earbuds. These are the bionic ears you’ve always wanted tuning unwanted noise out while tuning conversations in.
The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has released another research report in its ‘Communications and media in Australia’ series, with headline figures showing 8.2 million terabytes of data downloaded, 9.6 billion voice minutes and more.
You might have thought Microsoft was buying Nuance to deliver a Voice Control system into Windows 10 to rival that which Apple offers for its iPhones, iPads and Macs, but the company says the acquisition will combine solutions and expertise to deliver new cloud and AI capabilities across healthcare and other industries.
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Opensignal has released its Global Mobile Network Experience Awards 2021, and while neither Telstra, nor Optus or Vodafone appear in the top two award tiers anywhere in the world, Telstra has beaten Optus in every third-tier award category save one.
In what is a clever marketing ploy for the Viber messaging, voice and video calling app, its CEO is making an appeal to Australians to use its services, with Viber stating it cut all business ties with Facebook back in June 2020.
Cloud-based voice platform Aircall has opened its third global office, following its HQ in Paris and its New York office, "bringing innovative tech closer to local customers and partners" while offering "quality and local support in Australia".
Every now and then a piece of kit comes along that's entertainingly clever, solving a problem you didn't know you had. In this case, it’s Poly’s desktop station for mobile phones, the Elara 60W, which transforms your phone into your own PABX-style reception console or conference phone.
amaysim is promising three recharges of "truly unlimited mobile data", with no mention of speed caps, and it's the first such pre-paid offer, although Telstra's now discontinued $199 Ultimate 24-month contract plan with your choice of flagship phone and truly unlimited, uncapped 4G was the first such plan in Australia.
Conversational and cognitive AI innovator, Nuance, has announced a new AI engine "combining voice biometrics and natural language understanding technologies to authenticate people on-the-fly, or to identify deep fake voices—significantly cutting authentication time while anticipating individual needs with a personalised yet automated response".
If you've ever wanted to order your air conditioner around by voice so you could order up the right temperature, then Mitsubishi Electric's new voice control capability will get you talking.
Optus Business has reached a $12 million deal with industrial firm CSR Limited to provide voice, data and mobile services across 150 Australian sites.
Amazon's talented Alexa assistant has gained yet another new skill, letting users make Skype calls by voice, and with the Echo Show and Echo Spot, making video calls, too.
Digital communications provider Avaya says the integration of AI-enhanced technologies, including biometrics and real-time sentiment analysis to its communication platforms, is enabling organisations to elevate voice as a key user interface for “richer, more seamless, secure customer and employee experiences”.
Nuance has announced the cloud-powered Dragon Anywhere for Android and iOS mobile devices in Australia, delivering the "powerful, professional productivity features of Dragon desktop speech recognition to these devices".
Europe has overtaken the Middle East as the "top destination for outbound traffic as subscribers take advantage of seamless LTE roaming".
A new study has identified "new revenue streams and cost savings to offset a voice and data decline" of US$50 billion globally.
The national Telstra outage that affected 3G and 4G voice and data services this morning and afternoon appears to be over, but we're still waiting for an explanation.
Telstra's latest outrageous outage on its 3G and 4G networks is being fixed, and while the "root cause" is yet to be determined, the reason why can't be unlimited.
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