Nuance Communications has released its “Next Generation Dragon Drive” integrating the fruits of its acquisition of Tweddle Connect with its broadly deployed line of Dragon-branded automotive offerings.
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As automakers seek differentiation through innovation, speech-enabled solution providers are coming under criticism and being called upon to step up their game.
In a transaction that is scheduled to close during the 3rd quarter of 2013, Nuance Communications is acquiring Tweddle Connect, a Seattle-based company whose technology powers the Entune™ “Infotainment” system that graces a growing number of Lexus and Toyota nameplates.
Nuance Communications has forged a relationship with Beijing-based AutoNavi Holdings Ltd. to incorporate its automated speech recognition (ASR) and text-t0-speech (TTS) rendering software into a version of AutoNavi Map that will be made available next quarter.
As early as next month, GM’s Chevy division will roll-out versions of its Spark and Sonic models that enable drivers with iPhones to continue to interact with Siri’s familiar voice and favorite functions while comfortably positioned in the driver’s seat.