2010 shaping up as year of Natural User Interface (NUI)

Natural User Interface (NUI) includes speech, gesture, and touch. Many of these elements are becoming enabled today in PCs, in mobile phones, and in other devices. “Today, our cloud-based speech platform actively handles more than 10 billion voice requests per year, or 300 per second. By designing our speech recognition and text-to-speech engines around a […]

Natural User Interface (NUI) includes speech, gesture, and touch. Many of these elements are becoming enabled today in PCs, in mobile phones, and in other devices. “Today, our cloud-based speech platform actively handles more than 10 billion voice requests per year, or 300 per second. By designing our speech recognition and text-to-speech engines around a client plus cloud connected computing model, we can scale to handle an enormous volume and variety of human voice interactions, ones that help people get information and complete tasks quickly. Tellme speech platform delivers 24 million travel updates annually through Orbitz TLC service. Millions more tap into Tellme apps powering E*Trade. Also e introduced Bing for mobile app, that gets you what you want simply by using your voice. Click once on Bing app that runs on an iPhone, RIM or Windows Phone and use your voice to search for a restaurant or find something you want to know on the internet. And Microsoft Exchange 2010 Voicemail Preview delivers a text preview of a voice mail into the user’s e-mail inbox,” noted Zig Serafin.

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