Telecom Lead America: Nuance Communications announced
that its Dragon voice technology is powering the innovative voice capabilities
featured as part of Samsung’s 2012 premium Smart TV line.
Leveraging Nuance’s voice control capabilities, Samsung
can provide consumers with greater choice and convenience in how they control
their home entertainment experience.
Samsung’s Smart TVs take full advantage of Nuance’s voice
technologies optimized for TV platforms. Consumers can use natural voice
commands to change channels, search for content on the Web, access Samsung’s
Smart Hub, and connect with friends and family via Skype. They can turn on the
TV by saying Hi TV, power on.”
The power and simplicity of voice integration as part of
a TV interface is clear the moment you sit back and speak to your TV,” said
Michael Thompson, senior vice president and general manager, Nuance Mobile.
Nuance’s voice technologies complement the digital TV
experience that Samsung is pioneering with its 2012 lineup of Smart TVs
featuring Voice Control as a part of its Smart Interaction offerings.
By providing consumers with the ability to control basic
TV functions via simple voice commands, Nuance’s technology helps Samsung Smart
TVs deliver a seamless and smarter way for consumers to control their TV.