Nuance Communications is planning to spin off its automotive business division and activities into an independent, publicly-traded automotive software company, Nuance Auto. The formation of this company and share transactions are expected to be completed by the end of the 2019 fiscal year. Nuance specializes in conversational AI technologies, including personalized digital assistants. Its Dragon Read More..
Nuance Communications is to provide AI-powered speech recognition technology to China’s Geely, for its joint venture with Malaysian manufacturer Proton. Geely and Proton are developing vehicles together for Southeast Asia and beyond, and Geely is to provide a set of vehicle platform technologies incorporating the Nuance AI. The Geely speech solution, based on the Nuance Read More..
Affectiva and Nuance Communcations are collaborating “to further humanize” in-car artificial intelligence. Affectiva, a spin-off from the MIT Media Lab based in Boston, Massachusetts, has developed an ‘Emotion AI’ which can measure facial expressions and assess emotions such as joy, anger and surprise in real-time, and pick up upon vocal expressions of anger, engagement and Read More..
BYD will use Nuance speech technology to operate a range of functions in its new models. The Chinese car and battery systems maker will use the software to operate functions such as radio, TV and DVD player as well as the navigation system in its new Si-Rui models. BYD, which showed the new models and Read More..
Ford and its voice-technology partner Nuance Communications are testing new technologies to make in-car voice recognition systems work easier and more efficiently. The US carmaker would like its Sync infotainment system to recognize common words and phrases rather than just the specific commands that most voice recognition systems now require. “We are examining how to Read More..