Nuance Brings Voice to Samsung Smart TV Line Up
Hi TV Nuances Voice Recognition Technology Powers Samsungs Voice Control for Samsung Smart TVs, including Smart Hub, Samsung Apps, Web Search, Skype (SPU) and More
BURLINGTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Nuance Communications Inc. (NASDAQ: NUAN) today announced that the innovative voice capabilities featured as part of Samsungs 2012 premium Smart TV line are powered by Nuances unique Dragon voice technology. By working with Nuance to integrate tailored voice control capabilities, Samsung can provide consumers with greater choice and convenience in how they control their home entertainment experience.
As part of a shared vision for a natural, intuitive digital living room experience, Samsungs Smart TVs take full advantage of Nuances voice technologies optimized for TV platforms. Consumers can use natural voice commands to change channels, search for content on the Web, access Samsungs Smart Hub, and connect with friends and family via Skype. They can even turn on the TV by simply saying Hi TV, power on.
The power and simplicity of voice integration as part of a TV interface is clear the moment you sit back and speak to your TV, said Michael Thompson, senior vice president and general manager, Nuance Mobile. Working together, Nuance and Samsung are demonstrating how voice truly transforms the digital living room experience.
Nuances voice technologies complement the evolving digital TV experience that Samsung is pioneering with its 2012 lineup of Smart TVs featuring Voice Control as a part of its Smart Interaction offerings. By providing consumers with the ability to control basic TV functions via simple voice commands, Nuances technology helps Samsung Smart TVs deliver a seamless and smarter way for consumers to control their TV. The partnership between Nuance and Samsung underscores the commitment both companies strive toward, to provide consumers with the ultimate lean-back experience.
For more details on Samsungs Smart TV lineup and availability visit http://www.samsung.com/us/2012-smart-tv/.
To learn more about Dragon TV and Nuance Mobiles broad portfolio of voice and touch innovations, visit www.nuancemobilelife.com.
About Nuance Communications, Inc.
Nuance Communications, Inc. is a leading provider of voice and language solutions for businesses and consumers around the world. Its technologies, applications and services make the user experience more compelling by transforming the way people interact with devices and systems. Every day, millions of users and thousands of businesses experience Nuances proven applications. For more information, please visit www.nuance.com.
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Source: Nuance Communications Inc.Copyright Business Wire 2012