Nuance Communications, Inc. today announced that Nuance’s Dragon Dictation voice technology enables the voice recognition capabilities behind the new LG Voice-to-Text application for its LG Optimus Windows Phone 7 devices. The software allows users to quickly and easily speak text for emails, SMS text messages, status updates for Twitter and Facebook, memos, and more, and it is currently available for free for LG smartphone users on the Microsoft Windows Phone Marketplace.
"Consumers worldwide are continuing to demand voice as a primary interface for their mobile devices. It’s simply the most natural and intuitive way to engage the applications and services we use most," said Michael Thompson, senior vice president and general manager, Nuance Mobile. "And because our voice capabilities are completely flexible and customizable, we can enable developers to create unique applications for any platform on any device, including the new innovative Windows Phone 7."
The application is currently available for download for free on the Microsoft Windows Phone Marketplace for the AT&T LG Optimus 7 in U.S. English and U.S. Spanish, and for the LG Optimus 7Q shipping in Europe in UK English, French, Italian, German and European Spanish.
Nuance’s broad language support enables the application to support U.S. English and Spanish, UK English, French, Italian, German, and European Spanish and the technology is at the core of well-known applications such as Dragon Dictation and Dragon Search, as well as the popular Dragon NaturallySpeaking and Dragon Dictate desktop software.