BURLINGTON, Mass. and WASHINGTON, June 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- APX Labs, the developer of the Skylight software platform for wearable devices, today announced its partnership with Nuance Communications (NASDAQ: NUAN) to bring Nuance's industry leading voice recognition capabilities to Skylight R5, APX Labs' latest release of the leading enterprise software platform for smart glasses.
Skylight Voice is powered by Nuance's embedded voice technology, creating a hands-free experience with on-screen content that is fully functional with or without network connectivity, supporting more than 25 languages. Users wearing many types of smart glasses running Skylight can speak commands, access information and communicate with colleagues in a simple and natural way. APX Labs estimates that one in five adults in the world work in hands-on jobs where wearable technology and voice interactions can improve their productivity, quality and safety.
"Nuance and APX Labs are reinventing the relationship between people and the tools they use to work," said Brian Ballard, CEO and co-founder, APX Labs. "By integrating Nuance's voice technology into Skylight, employees will be able to build, fix, move and operate things with real-time and hands-free access to mission critical information."
Skylight's support for a variety of smart glasses and smartwatches enables users to choose the right device for the job. Skylight's extensibility and flexibility supports integration with the leading enterprise back-end systems and delivers the industry leading wearable user experience.
"APX is creating an exciting market opportunity for wearables in the workplace," said Scott Taylor, senior vice president, Mobile Devices, Nuance. "With its specialized Skylight platform that now integrates Nuance's voice technology, smart glasses are transformed into a productivity solution that drives greater value, and in many cases greater safety."
To learn more about APX Labs and the Skylight software platform, please visit http://www.apx-labs.com/skylight/
About Nuance Communications Inc.
Nuance Communications, Inc. is a leading provider of voice and language solutions for businesses and consumers around the world. Its technologies, applications and services make the user experience more compelling by transforming the way people interact with devices and systems. Every day, millions of users and thousands of businesses experience Nuance's proven applications. For more information, please visit www.nuance.com.
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About APX Labs
Since 2010, APX Labs has been the market leader in developing smart glasses enterprise software. APX Labs' Skylight product supports many types of smart glasses, integrates with existing business systems, and is used today in a wide range of industrial operations including manufacturing, assembly, field service, repair, training, and compliance. For additional information, visit www.apx-labs.com.
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