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Better Speech Recognition is Coming to Chinese Cars Thanks to Banma and Nuance

Better Speech Recognition is Coming to Chinese Cars Thanks to Banma and Nuance

Nuance Automotive has found another customer for its conversational AI, teaming up with Banma to bring better speech recognition to Chinese cars. A joint venture for Alibaba and SAIC Motor Corp., Banma will be deploying Nuance’s AI in the Banma MARS V3.0, a connected car infotainment platform that will make its first appearances in SAIC’s…

Nuance Finds New Investor Relations SVP Ahead of  Release of Q2 Results

Nuance Finds New Investor Relations SVP Ahead of Release of Q2 Results

Nuance Communications has announced that Tracy Krumme will be taking over as the company’s new Senior Vice President of Investor Relations. Krumme brings more than 25 years of financial experience to the role, with similar investor relations stops at companies like Luxoft, NCR, and Hollinger International. “In addition to her extensive investor relations and technology…

Nuance Gets 100% Score in LGBTQ Equality Report

Nuance Gets 100% Score in LGBTQ Equality Report

The Human Rights Campaign Foundation has named Nuance Communications one of 2019’s “Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality” in its Corporate Equality Index. The Foundation bills itself as America’s largest national lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer civil rights organization, with over 3 million members and supporters across the country. Its Corporate Equality Index…

Nuance Tech Saved Clients $1B in 2018

Nuance Tech Saved Clients $1B in 2018

A lot of biometric security specialists say they can help businesses to reduce fraud and save money, but Nuance Communications is backing up its own particular value proposition with some numbers: The company says that its Nuance Security Suite saved organizations over $1 billion collectively over the course of 2018. The solution combines voice recognition,…

Nuance Gets Another Bank Deployment for Voice Authentication Tech

Nuance Gets Another Bank Deployment for Voice Authentication Tech

“Once a customer has registered their voice into the system, the technology can match their voice on a live call to the biometric profile on file.” Nuance Communications has snagged another bank deployment for its voice biometrics technology. Its latest client is Kennebunk Savings, a community bank located primarily in Maine and with $1.25 billion…

Nuance Opens DRIVE Lab in Germany for Connected Car Research

Nuance Opens DRIVE Lab in Germany for Connected Car Research

“Work at the new lab will complement research in DRIVE Labs in North America and China, and will place a strong focus on new user experience technologies based on things like facial and voice recognition, emotion analysis, gaze tracking, and gesture-based interactions.” Nuance Communications has announced a new AI research center that will focus on…

Major Irish Bank Deploys Nuance’s Voice Authentication System

Major Irish Bank Deploys Nuance’s Voice Authentication System

“…he move was also a response to enthusiasm that customers demonstrated for the biometric authentication technology used in AIB’s mobile app.” One of Ireland’s biggest banks has implemented voice recognition technology from Nuance Communications for customer authentication. Thanks to the newly implemented system, Allied Irish Banks customers who register for voice authentication can confirm their…

Nuance to Sell Document Imaging Arm, Focus on Voice and AI

Nuance to Sell Document Imaging Arm, Focus on Voice and AI

Nuance Communications has signed an agreement to sell its Document Imaging division to Kofax, an automation software provider based in California. The deal is valued at $400 million in total. In a statement announcing the agreement, Nuance explained that selling off the Document Imaging division “enables Nuance to focus the business entirely on its conversational…

Piedmont Healthcare Network Deploys Voice Dictation Platform

Piedmont Healthcare Network Deploys Voice Dictation Platform

Another major healthcare network has deployed Nuance‘s clinical automation technology. The Piedmont Healthcare network spans 11 hospitals across Georgia, and serves almost two million patients, with particular expertise the treatment of cancer and heart disease, as well as organ transplantation. The organization has implemented Dragon Medical One, Nuance’s voice dictation platform for recording patient stories,…

Citing Huge Benefits, Hospital Expands Use of Dragon Medical Platform

Citing Huge Benefits, Hospital Expands Use of Dragon Medical Platform

“…75 percent of surveyed Concord Hospital staff reported increased accuracy in clinical documentation, and 100 percent said the solutions have enabled them to document clinical records faster.” A Nuance Communications client is expanding its use of the company’s Dragon Medical One dictation solution. The announcement was made at this week’s Cerner Health Conference, where Nuance…

Nuance Prediction Service Can Tell What Customers Are Calling About

Nuance Prediction Service Can Tell What Customers Are Calling About

“…thanks to machine learning technology, Nuance says the solution will refine its statistical models over time in order to improve its success rates.” Can artificial intelligence predict the future? Maybe not yet, but it can be used to predict what customers are calling about when they dial into a contact center. That is the premise…

Voice Control System for TVs Now Processing 1B Transactions Per Month: Nuance

Voice Control System for TVs Now Processing 1B Transactions Per Month: Nuance

Nuance Communications says its voice control system for smart TVs is now seeing about a billion transactions a month. The solution, Dragon TV, essentially brings the functionality of a voice-controlled virtual assistant like Alexa to the television, allowing users to search for shows and perform other actions through voice queries. Nuance has established itself as…

Nuance Delivers Germany’s First Call Center Voice Recognition System

Nuance Delivers Germany’s First Call Center Voice Recognition System

“…Nuance said it was the first such use of voice biometrics in Germany, and asserted that the technology was already improving customer satisfaction while reducing call times.” Nuance Communications‘ voice biometrics technology has arrived in Germany, in what the company says is an industry first. The company’s client, Deutsche Telekom, is now using Nuance’s technology to…

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…

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…

“Hey Mercedes” is the Wake Word for Your AI Co-Pilot

“Hey Mercedes” is the Wake Word for Your AI Co-Pilot

The future of vehicles is looking chatty thanks to the collaboration between Nuance Communications and Daimler AG.  Working together the companies developed an advanced infotainment system and digital assistant experience: the Mercedes-Benz User Experience (MBUX) multimedia system. Built specifically for the new A-Class and other future Mercedes models, MBUX is powered by conversational AI technology,…

SK Telecom Adopts Nuance Voice Authentication

SK Telecom Adopts Nuance Voice Authentication

Nuance Communications has announced that it will be providing South Korean mobile provider SK Telecom with voice recognition technology. SK Telecom will be the first mobile service provider in the country to use voice biometrics for customer authentication. As in the case of so many other voice authentication deployments, SK Telecom will use Nuance’s VocalPassword to…