BELLEVUE, Wash., March 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- VoiceBox Technologies, a global provider of contextual voice and natural language understanding (NLU) technologies for automotive, mobile and IoT products, today announced the availability of the company's new Embedded Automatic Speech Recognition (ASR) product for automotive applications. Integrated with the company's award-winning NLU technology, VoiceBox's Embedded ASR now offers auto makers a single solution for powering the next generation of in-car voice systems.
"In-car systems have long been held back by their lack of available alternatives in ASR software," said Tom Freeman, SVP of Kymeta Corporation which was recently showcased at the North American International Auto Show. "By providing their DNN enhanced ASR together with their superior NLU, VoiceBox now offers Automotive companies the opportunity to advance their in-car solutions to better meet the voice experience consumers want."
Designed to convert speech into text, which is then processed through NLU, VoiceBox's Embedded ASR supports more than 20 languages. The company's Embedded ASR solution is the first of its kind to offer Deep Neural Networks (DNN) which enable the processing of complex, contextual conversations. It is also the only ASR technology to include parallel hybrid processing with machine learning. This allows user queries to be simultaneously processed in both embedded and cloud systems to optimize the delivery of results.
VoiceBox's Embedded ASR technology is available now for use in automotive information and entertainment units and is also used in VoiceBox mobile and IoT solutions.
About VoiceBox Technologies Corporation
VoiceBox provides one-stop-shopping for companies looking to voice-enable products and solutions; offering enhanced Automatic Speech Recognition (ASR), Natural Language Understanding (NLU), and Text to Speech (TTS) technologies together with a full range of development, testing and data services for the Internet of Things (IoT). VoiceBox ships with Samsung, Toyota, Fiat, Maserati, Mercedes, Smart Car, Renault, Mazda, Subaru and Tom-Tom in 23 languages across three continents. More information is available at http://www.voicebox.com.
Kymeta is a registered trademark of Kymeta Corporation, makers of automotive grade software driven meta-material antennas solutions.
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SOURCE VoiceBox Technologies Corporation