News : Nuance’s Dragon TV Powers NOS Set Top Boxes and Remote Controls
Burlington, MA, USA, June 7, 2016 -- Nuance Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: NUAN) announced that its Dragon TV voice technology will be deployed in NOS’s set top boxes and remote controls, along with multiscreen services and applications for iOS and Android.
Available beginning June 2016, NOS’s subscribers will be able to speak to their TV or remote control to search for programs, movies, actors and actresses, favorite genres, sports and virtually any other category of preferred content.
"Voice provides a very natural, accessible way to communicate with NOS’s service that provides consumers with seemingly endless content. We’re very pleased to work with Nuance to deliver an end-to-end solution for conversational entertainment discovery, which also delivers a personalized entertainment experience through innovative solutions and technology," says Pedro Bandeira, NOS Development Director.
"By integrating voice technology directly to the set top box and remote control, NOS can create a more powerful user interface for users to find what they’re looking for in seconds," says Kenn Harper, vice president of devices and ecosystem, Nuance Mobile.
Posted by Veronica Silva Cusi, news correspondent
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Nuance Communications (NASDAQ: NUAN) is a 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 information and how they create, share and use documents. Every day, millions of users and thousands of businesses experience Nuance’s proven applications.
NOS is a telecommunications and entertainment group which offers fixed and mobile next generation solutions for Pay TV, internet, voice and data to all market segments - Residential, Personal, Corporate and Wholesale. It is the leader in Pay TV, Next Generation Broadband services and in Cinema Exhibition and Distribution in Portugal. NOS has approximately 1.6 million Pay TV customers, 900 thousand Fixed Broadband customers, 1.4 million Fixed Voice Customers and 3.6 million Mobile subscribers in Portugal.
Published: Wednesday, June 8, 2016