In Brief: ZTE unveils new Car Mode app, voice biometrics

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Nuance Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: NUAN) and ZTE Corporation today announced an all new ZTE Car Mode application for ZTE Android devices at CES 2014 in Las Vegas – a result of the two companies’ collaboration to bring advanced voice applications to ZTE Android devices worldwide. ZTE is ...

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Swype updated to be more powerful and personal than ever

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Nuance on Wednesday announced that a new version of its wildly popular Swype keyboard is available in the Google Play Store and Amazon Appstore. More powerful and personal than ever, features now include bilingual support, continuous dictation, and customized keyboards (size, layout, tablet, ...

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Swype officially released in Google Play Store

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Swype, one of our favorite Android keyboard clients, is now available in the Google Play Store. Previously only offered as a beta program or as part of a pre-installed experience, Swype is listed at $.99 for now. There is no indication as to when the price will rise nor what it will be so ...

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Dragon Mobile Assistant debuts for Android 4.0+

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Nuance has released a new voice-assisted application that builds up on their already existing Dragon Go!, dropping it in Google Play Store for Android 4.0+ devices.  The app will be known as Dragon Mobile Assistant and it will feature enhanced verbal commands, hands-free wake-up, new Driver ...

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Nuance Announces Dragon Go! For Android, Throws Its Hat In As A Siri Competitor

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Ever since Siri’s iconic entrance into Apple’s deck of playing cards, there have been a plethora of software entrants vying to usurp Siri’s place of double power: public recognition and actual functionality. There are several alternatives in the Android Market that come ...

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Swype updated, now includes Dragon Dictation

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Swype Beta has been updated, and the new version brings Nuance’s popular Dragon Dictation to the already revolutionary keyboard. Dragon Dictation has been incorporated into other Android keyboards in the past, such as FlexT9. Swype’s intuitive context word choices are working to ...

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Swype Acquired by Nuance for Roughly $100 Million

Rumors surfaced late yesterday evening that Nuance had acquired Swype for an amount said to be in the ballpark of $100 million. First uncovered by Uncrunched and then later confirmed at This Is My Next, the deal is said to be all but formally announced. We’ve confirmed with Nuance that the ...

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Nuance’s Text-to-Speech Now Provides Turn-by-Turn Directions in Waze

Nuance Communications, Inc., the secret sauce behind T-Mobile’s myTouch Genius Button and Dragon Naturally Speaking, have announced their next mobile move. Starting a few weeks back, Nuance began powering the complete voice guidance in turn-by-turn directions for Waze, the social mapping ...

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App Review: FlexT9 Keyboard

The Developer Says: “FlexT9 powered by Dragon is a four-in-one keyboard experience that puts you in the driver’s seat for communicating how you want – when you want. And only FlexT9 gives you the power to seamlessly switch between the Speak. Trace. Write. Tap. input modes as easily as it is to ...

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