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Search The Internet In Your Car Using Voice Recognition

Search The Internet In Your Car Using Voice Recognition
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Nuance Communication's Dragon Drive! let's drivers compute without taking their hands off the wheel or their eyes off the road.

Dylan Schenker
  • 5 june 2012

It is still relatively difficult to remain connected to the internet while in the car. Sure, technically anyone could text while driving or even check a Wikipedia page, but it’s not necessarily the safest option in the world considering that focus should be on the road.

Nuance Communications recently unveiled Dragon Drive!, a new voice recognition computing platform specifically designed for cars. Like Siri, it uses voice commands to activate the system, so drivers can compute without being distracted from the road. The system acts like an assistant that the driver can talk to in order to access text messages and emails in a seamless manner. It also functions like a search engine offering access to music and GPS services. Using natural language understanding, it’s less like commanding someone and more like having a conversation with an automated, voice-activated person.

The system allows users to be “connected” without the distraction of a screen. Computing becomes an ambient and ever-present aspect of life rather than something relegated to a specific phone or laptop.

Dragon Drive! by Nuance Communications is currently available in six languages including English, French and German with plans to release it in more countries in more language throughout the year.

Check out the video below to see the technology in action:

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