News : Nuance’s Dragon TV Powers Orange TV Mobile App in France
Burlington, MA, USA, Sept 8, 2016 -- Nuance Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: NUAN) announced that its Dragon TV voice technology is powering the Orange France Orange TV experience with its mobile app for Android and iOS, delivering a voice-enabled trans-service IPTV experience in France. Orange TV customers will have the ability to find shows, movies, and other content by speaking into the app on their smartphone or tablet – greatly enhancing usability and content discoverability.
"The connected and digital home should make life simpler, not more complex. In pursuit of a powerful and yet intuitive experience for our subscribers, we’ve integrated Dragon TV to deliver an incredibly human way to find and access content. It completely changes the way our subscribers engage Orange TV and marks a first in France for a truly unique digital TV experience," said Christian Bombrun, Vice President Marketing Entertainment and Digital Services, Orange France.
"Voice provides service operators and manufacturers an opportunity to transform the traditional TV interface and open doors for subscribers to explore new movies, shows, and other content recommendations otherwise buried in cumbersome On Demand and program guides," said Kenn Harper, vice president and general manager, Devices and Ecosystem, Nuance Mobile. "Seamless voice access to TV content drives more value for both the operator and consumer. Consumers get a new modern interface that in turn helps drive better monetization for the operator."
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Published: Monday, September 12, 2016