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A company called Angel has recently launched a platform called Lexee, which lets app developers incorporate speech control into just about any application. Currently focusing on the enterprise market, Lexee “goes beyond the usual voice assistant” and actually lets businesses “talk” to their customers through an interactive voice interface.

Nuance Nina Speech Recognition

Nuance is offering a simpler way for enterprises, businesses, and application developers to feature speech recognition in their apps. Nuance is the same company behind the Dragon Naturally... Speaking line of speech-recognition apps for PCs, and the Dragon Go and Dragon Dictation app for smartphones. With Nina, Nuance offers an SDK and a set of APIs that enable companies to build on th...

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One of the Android features Google overhauled in Jelly Bean is the Google Search app. The company redesigned the app to offer, faster results and included an advanced,... Siri-like voice recognition-based search software that lets users perform queries by asking them to the phone instead of typing them. Moreover, Google added a special Google Now feature that’s ready to a...

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One of the main Android 4.1 Jelly Bean highlights is without a doubt the new Google Search, an app that has been completely redesigned to offer Android device users... quicker results and an improved overall experience. The new Google Search app now has an advanced voice component and offers a Google Now feature that can be used as a personal assistant when having to...

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It’s nice to see that there are still some companies that don’t always take themselves too seriously. There was a mild buzz on the web that HTC was going to unleash its own personal voice... assistant a la Apple’s Siri and Samsung’s S Voice. Though it was never explicitly said, the Taiwanese company did throw a bone by posting the picture below on its Twitter account.

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More and more companies are looking to bring voice recognition support to their devices, especially smartphone and tablet makers, complete with advanced virtual assistant... features. Samsung has S Voice, a feature available only on the Galaxy S3 at this time and seen as the company’s response to Apple’s Siri assistant and today LG announced its own similar “intelligent voi...

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A lot has been said about Apple’s Siri, including some interesting remarks by Apple’s co-founder Steve Wozniak. There are those who love it and those who, how can we put it, those... who aren’t so keen. But everyone agrees that voice control and “talking” to our mobile devices is the future.

For Android users, there are a number of different apps available...

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Everybody loves Steve Wozniak, Apple co-founder, tech wiz, and all around great guy.

Well, marketing people at Apple might not love him that much, actually. In spite of his glorious history... with Apple and the unconditional love that he has for the company, The Woz has always openly voiced his opinions and he doesn’t shy away for criticizing his “child” when criticism is warranted.

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Apple-Siri

Poor unloved Siri. The voice assistant software with “an attitude” may have helped Apple garner a lot of attention during the iPhone 4S’ launch and made it... the talk of the nation, but it’s now suffering some internal backlash. The problem is apparently more serious than reports that surfaced a month ago that said the late Steve Jobs wasn’t a fan of...