Michele Masterson

BigHand and Olympus Bundle Now Features Nuance Dragon SDK

BigHand and Olympus Bundle Now Features Nuance Dragon SDK

Following the release of BigHand and Olympus’ new offering,  BigHand today said that it is including  speech recognition capabilities within its securely hosted dictation solution as part of the companies’ bundled package. The BigHand speech recognition functionality features Nuance’s  Dragon NaturallySpeaking server SDK, hosted in BigHand’s secure cloud infrastructure and embedded within the BigHand Professional Edition technology. [...]

Is Nuance Up for Sale?

Is Nuance Up for Sale?

Nuance is reportedly courting several possible buyers who want to acquire the speech recognition giant, according to The Wall Street Journal. This is not the first time Nuance has supposedly been up for sale, but now undisclosed private equity companies as well as Samsung has expressed interest, according to the paper. Samsung uses Nuance technology [...]

Apple Gives Brief Overview of Siri Updates

Apple Gives Brief Overview of Siri Updates

At the Apple WWDC 2014 event earlier this week, Craig Federighi, Apple’s senior vice president of software engineering, quickly touched upon some updates of Siri as part of the new iOS platform. One update is “Hey Siri.” Users can plug in their phones and say “Hey Siri,” and without touching the phone the voice recognizer [...]

Speech Analytics Market Poised for Greater Adoption

Speech Analytics Market Poised for Greater Adoption

The speech analytics market is growing rapidly and fueled by various trends, including the emergence of call centers, increasing focus on regulatory requirements, and market intelligence and competitive intelligence, according to a new report from Research & Markets. The company forecasted that the speech analytics market is expected to grow from $456 million in 2014 [...]

Sunny Forecast Ahead for Speech and Text Analytics Market

Sunny Forecast Ahead for Speech and Text Analytics Market

The speech analytics market is estimated to jump from $456 million in 2014 to $1.33 billion in 2019, at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 23.9 percent from 2014 to 2019. The numbers come from the MarketsandMarkets report, Speech Analytics Market Solutions (Speech Engine, Indexing & Analysis, (2014-2019). MarketsandMarkets segmented the speech analytics market [...]

Philips Debuts SpeechScribe

Philips Debuts SpeechScribe

Cloud dictation solutions provider Philips SpeechLive has unveiled a new transcription service, Philips SpeechScribe. Reports or notes can be dictated on the Philips dictation recorder app for smartphones, on a Pocket Memo voice recorder, or on a SpeechMike dictation microphone. Users can speak naturally without having to learn commands; training a speech recognition profile or [...]

AudioEye, BrownIT, Offer Voice-Driven Solution for Federal Healthcare

AudioEye, BrownIT, Offer Voice-Driven Solution for Federal Healthcare

AudioEye, developers of Audio Internet, a proprietary audio browsing and automated publishing technology for the disabled, has joined forces with BrownIT Corp. to deliver voice technology solutions for the federal government healthcare market to meet new mandates. BrownIT, a solutions provider that specializes in federal government healthcare sector provider, offers technology to agencies such as the [...]