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Nuance Reports Strong Int’l Demand for Dragon Medical Tech

Nuance Reports Strong Int’l Demand for Dragon Medical Tech

Nuance says it’s seeing growing international demand for its clinical dictation technology, and that it’s expanding accordingly. In a statement, the company elaborated on these efforts by focusing on its initiatives in the UK and Canada. In Britain, Nuance has begun to roll out its Dragon Medical One platform, which it has connected with the…

Multi-Year Field Study Documents Benefits of Clinical Speech Recognition

Multi-Year Field Study Documents Benefits of Clinical Speech Recognition

A multi-year study on the benefits of clinical speech recognition software in hospital environment has produced some compelling results. The technology assessed was Nuance Communications’ Dragon Medical platform, which is designed to let healthcare practitioners record patient stories via dictation. Nuance provided the technology about three years ago to Health Quest, a nonprofit hospital network…

Forrester Consulting Study Finds 191% ROI for Bank’s Biometric Security

Forrester Consulting Study Finds 191% ROI for Bank’s Biometric Security

Nuance Communications‘ biometric authentication technology offers some major cost savings to organizations that deploy it, and the company has proof. Nuance commissioned Forrester Consulting to conduct an independent case study pertaining to one of its major bank customers. The study found that Nuance Security Suite, which uses voice, facial, and behavioral recognition to identify end…

UK Tax Authority Under Fire Over Use of Voice Biometrics

UK Tax Authority Under Fire Over Use of Voice Biometrics

“The HMRC, for its part, has responded to the criticism by noting that registration in its voice authentication system is voluntary, that identifying information is stored separately from the voice templates…” Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC), the UK’s equivalent of the IRS, is coming under fire from at least one privacy rights group over…

Nuance Brings Biometric Caller Identification to Czech Republic

Nuance Brings Biometric Caller Identification to Czech Republic

“The technology replaces passwords and security questions, operating as the bank’s customers speak with its service representatives.” The Czech Republic’s biggest bank is now the country’s first to use voice authentication for customers, thanks to Nuance Communications. The company has announced that Česká spořitelna is now using its Security Suite solution to verify customers’ identities when…

Nuance Communications Reports ‘Biometric Boom’ in Authentication Business

Nuance Communications Reports ‘Biometric Boom’ in Authentication Business

Nuance Communications says it is enjoying a ‘biometric boom’ and has hit a new milestone in adoption of its voice authentication technology. The company has announced that there are now 300 million end user customers authenticating their identities with Nuance technology, with over five billion authentication transactions process each year. Almost two dozen of Nuance’s…

Nuance Launches Dragon Medical Practice Edition 4

Nuance Launches Dragon Medical Practice Edition 4

Nuance has launched a new edition of one of its clinical use speech recognition platforms. Aimed at smaller medical practices with 24 clinicians or fewer, Nuance’s Dragon Medical Practice Edition 4 is designed to speed up the process of patient documentation, and features machine learning technology that Nuance says will enable it to adapt to…

Nuance Anticipates Growth in Automotive, Biometric Solutions in Fiscal Update

Nuance Anticipates Growth in Automotive, Biometric Solutions in Fiscal Update

Nuance Communications is seeing strong growth in the medical sector, and is expecting the automotive sector to lead its mobile business going forward, according to the company’s latest corporate update. The update covers the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended September 30th. The quarter saw GAAP revenue of 465.9 million, down from $506.2 million in…

Nuance Announces Voice-Based AI Assistant for Healthcare Clinicians

Nuance Announces Voice-Based AI Assistant for Healthcare Clinicians

Nuance Communications has now adapted its voice-based AI technology to a virtual assistant designed specifically for healthcare applications. The Dragon Medical Virtual Assistant is a new tool available to the 500,000 clinicians already using Nuance’s Dragon Medical platform, a cloud-based solution that uses speech recognition to automatically record patient stories. It’s designed for compatibility with…

Radiology Workflow Platform Integrates Nuance Tech

Radiology Workflow Platform Integrates Nuance Tech

Nuance‘s voice recognition technology has been integrated into a radiology workflow solution called Avreo Cloud VR, part of a larger platform called interWORKS RIS/PACS. The solution offers single sign-on to radiologists. In a statement announcing the integration, Avreo also said the technology allows radiologists to “quickly and reliably create interpretations using cloud-based speech technology”, wherever…

Nuance Goes Multimodal with Security Suite Platform

Nuance Goes Multimodal with Security Suite Platform

Nuance Communications has now officially expanded beyond the voice biometrics domain that has been the company’s specialty with the announcement of a new multimodal platform called Nuance Security Suite. While voice recognition still plays an important role, the platform also incorporates the behavioral biometrics technology provided to Nuance through its recent partnership with BioCatch. That…

Nuance-BioCatch Partnership Reflects Rise of Behavioral Biometrics

Nuance-BioCatch Partnership Reflects Rise of Behavioral Biometrics

“Nuance says the solution has already helped one major UK bank reduce account takeover by 59 percent within 30 days of its implementation…” Nuance is integrating BioCatch‘s behavioral biometrics technology into its platform, the companies have announced. The aim is to boost the fraud detection capability of the Nuance Security Suite, which is primarily based…

Nuance Tech Taps Into CES Buzz

Nuance Tech Taps Into CES Buzz

There was a lot of buzz over exciting new technologies at last week’s CES 2017 event, and Nuance Communications was keen to make its voice heard as it showcased its voice-based interaction solutions. The company used the event to highlight its Nuance Mix development platform, which has recently been leveraged in a range of partner…

Nuance’s Nina ID 2.0 Supports Multi-Factor Authentication

Nuance’s Nina ID 2.0 Supports Multi-Factor Authentication

Nuance has announced a new version of its Nina voice-based AI assistant platform. Nina ID 2.0 now supports multi-factor authentication. The system now supports both voice biometrics and facial recognition capabilities, with the former functioning via passphrase and the latter operating via selfie. It also supports fingerprint scanning on smartphones, and the company says it offers an…

Australian Taxation Office Website Finding Satisfaction With Voice-Based AI

Australian Taxation Office Website Finding Satisfaction With Voice-Based AI

“Nuance says it has had over 950,000 conversations since it was deployed in March, and that initial results indicate it has achieved “first contact resolution rates of 80 per cent”, according to a statement from the company.” Nuance’s AI assistant system has been adapted for another self-service system. This time, it’s been deployed for the…

Dictation Tech Brings Satisfaction to Medical Records Keeping: Survey

Dictation Tech Brings Satisfaction to Medical Records Keeping: Survey

Nuance Communications’ medical records-keeping solution is helping to make a difference, suggests a recent study from a deployment with Nebraska Medicine. The university-affiliated medical center deployed Nuance Dragon Medical One, along with the Nuance PowerMic Mobile smartphone microphone and the Dragon Medical Advisor document analysis system, in an effort to improve physicians’ medical documentation processes.…

USAA’s Nuance-Developed AI Assistant Gets a Bigger Role

USAA’s Nuance-Developed AI Assistant Gets a Bigger Role

“…an AI virtual assistant is now available to chat with customers through the USAA website.” USAA, a financial services organization catering to current and former members of the US armed forces, has announced some sophisticated new technology that should help to make life a little easier for its customers. One such offering is a new…

Upgraded Nuance Dragon Software Offers Greater Accuracy

Upgraded Nuance Dragon Software Offers Greater Accuracy

Nuance Communications has announced new versions of its Dragon line of speech recognition software. The company says the latest versions of its Dragon Professional Individual software, version 15 for PC and version 6 for Mac, offer up to 24 percent more accurate speech recognition, allowing professionals to save even more time with voice dictation. Meanwhile, the…

Nuance AI Assistant Answers Australians’ IP Questions

Nuance AI Assistant Answers Australians’ IP Questions

IP Australia, the country’s intellectual property agency, has launched a virtual assistant to help customers calling in with questions. Called ‘Alex’, the virtual entity is based on Nuance Communications’ virtual assistant platform, called ‘Nina’. Alex is designed to answer callers’ questions about trade mark registration and related issues, and to evolve its knowledge base as…

Voice Biometrics Month 2016: The Roundup

Voice Biometrics Month 2016: The Roundup

As the end of May approaches so we must bring to an end Voice Biometrics Month 2016, our four-week featured focus on voice and speech recognition technologies. Throughout the month we explored topics regarding the contactless modality in our featured articles section, reported all the most important voice authentication news, and brought together the industry’s…

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