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Top 10 future trends for mobile phones
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Top 10 future trends for mobile phones

The mobile industry moves at such a fast space, it's often hard to keep up. But what are the big predicted future trends coming to a smartphone near u…
26 Jul 2010
Is it time to say goodbye to keyboards?
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Software

Is it time to say goodbye to keyboards?

Will the arrival of the iPad herald a new era in touch screen-only computing?
1 Apr 2010
Nuance acquires SpinVox for $102.5 million
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Nuance acquires SpinVox for $102.5 million

The rumours were true and speech recognition giant Nuance has snapped up SpinVox.
30 Dec 2009
Ubuntu 9.10 review: Karmic Koala
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Ubuntu 9.10 review: Karmic Koala

Windows 7 isn't the only new operating system that's recently launched. In this review, we look at the latest flavour of Ubuntu Linux to see if it can…
3 Nov 2009
Xbox Natal tech will head to businesses next year
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Xbox Natal tech will head to businesses next year

Microsoft is looking to get Project Natal's speech and gesture recognition to the desktop within a few years.
5 Oct 2009
Google invites users to try its Voice
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Google invites users to try its Voice

Google is set to kick off trials of its Voice call-routing and voicemail system.
26 Jun 2009
Windows Mobile gets voice recognition
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Windows Mobile gets voice recognition

Microsoft subsidiary TellMe has launched three new features for the Windows Mobile platform.
29 Apr 2009
Google introduces voice to text service
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Google introduces voice to text service

Technology acquired from purchase of Grand Central Communications turns up two years later as Google Voice
12 Mar 2009
Top secret Zumba phone could boost comms
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Top secret Zumba phone could boost comms

A British based technology company is working on a fully voice activated handset that it says could revolutionise the industry.
2 Feb 2009
Survey: Mobile to lead web tech by 2020
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Survey: Mobile to lead web tech by 2020

Are keyboards and desktops to die off in the next 12 years, to make way for touchscreens, voice-recognition and mobile computing?
16 Dec 2008
Dragon Naturally Speaking 10 Professional review
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Dragon Naturally Speaking 10 Professional review

Speech recognition and speech-to-text software has improved considerably in recent years, but can the latest version of Dragon cut it in the real worl…
11 Aug 2008
BT comes bottom of contact centre survey
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BT comes bottom of contact centre survey

A major UK study of customer satisfaction rates telco and TV operators as the worst performers and discovers a backlash against offshoring and automat…
15 Nov 2007
Speech recognition speeds clinical results
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Speech recognition speeds clinical results

Hammersmith radiologists cut processing time on medical reports after moving to automated transcription software.
2 Oct 2007
Q&A: Lenovo COO Fran O'Sullivan
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Q&A: Lenovo COO Fran O'Sullivan

IT PRO talked to the chief operating officer of PC maker Lenovo about the company's plans and products, and how she balances the Chinese and American …
23 Aug 2007
Kenwood adds speech recognition to customer service mix
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Kenwood adds speech recognition to customer service mix

The manufacturer famed for its blenders and other kitchen appliances is working with Telephonetics VIP to boost customer satisfaction levels through m…
13 Jun 2007
Speech recognition comes of age to give offshoring a run
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Speech recognition comes of age to give offshoring a run

The maturity of speech recognition technology proves that offshoring is not the only option for call centre operations today, according to analyst Dat…
13 Mar 2007
Speech recognition creeping into call centres
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Speech recognition creeping into call centres

A quarter of firms surveyed in a new report said they intended to use voice technology to automate responses to basic customer queries.
6 Mar 2007
Microsoft kills off Speech Server
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Microsoft kills off Speech Server

The software giant plans to merge Speech Server's capabilities into Office Communications Server 2007 but will support the old platform for a while ye…
10 Aug 2006