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2014-04-02 16:31:12

DUBLIN, Apr. 02, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/cqlzs7/global_automatic ) has announced the addition of the "Global Automatic Speech Recognition Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. (Logo:http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) One of the major trends being witnessed in the market is the increasing usage of voice passwords. Normal passwords are easy to remember and crack, thereby increasing security threats....

2014-03-24 08:25:44

TEL AVIV, Israel, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NovoSpeech [http://www.novospeech.com/default.asp ], a portfolio company of The Trendlines Group, [http://trendlines.com ] received a notice of allowance for one of its key speech recognition innovations, heralding a significant milestone in its intellectual property protection process. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140121/666259-a ) NovoSpeech received notice that its "virtual microphone...

2014-03-17 20:22:54

NATICK, Mass., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EdTech Digest(®) named Kurzweil 3000(®)-firefly® by Kurzweil Educational Systems(®) a finalist for the Cool Tool Award in the fourth annual EdTech Digest Awards Recognition Program in the category of Mobile App Solution for elementary. Kurzweil 3000-firefly is literacy software that enables struggling students, including those with learning differences such as dyslexia and English Language Learners, to learn from the same content as...

2014-02-24 16:25:24

Integrated solution harnesses the power of voice to enhance company's TalkChart clinical documentation platform SALT LAKE CITY, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EvolveMed, an industry leader in intuitive physician electronic medical records for hospitals and physician practices, is pleased to announce its integration of Nuance 360 SpeechAnywhere Services. By leveraging Nuance technology, TalkChart can enhance the intuitive efficiency of its powerful cloud-based medical records with...

2014-02-05 23:28:11

Digital overload—too much of a good thing—can significantly complicate our interaction with smartphones and the growing range of digital systems and devices. The maturing of speech and natural language interfaces—“just say or type what you want”—is an answer to digital overload, according to experts speaking at the Mobile Voice Conference, March 3-5, in San Francisco, presented by the Applied Voice Input Output Society (AVIOS). San Jose, CA (PRWEB) February 05, 2014 User...

2014-01-14 16:27:53

Window-Eyes Screen Reader Now Available for Free to Many Microsoft Office Users BALTIMORE, Jan.14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Federation of the Blind, the nation's leading advocate for equal access to technology by the blind, today commended Microsoft Corporation and GW Micro for their announcement of a partnership that makes GW Micro's Window-Eyes screen reader available for free to users of Microsoft Office 2010 or higher. More details about this groundbreaking...

2014-01-06 16:29:48

K12 leaders highlight products that enhance learning in another record-breaking year for nominations DALLAS, Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kurzweil 3000(®)-firefly by Kurzweil Educational Systems(®) has been recognized for making a positive difference in education by K-12 leaders who named it to District Administration magazine's "Readers' Choice Top 100 Products" for 2013. The winners, selected by District Administration's editors from a record 1,800-plus nominations, were...

2013-12-13 23:03:03

The Snow 7 HD, an easy to use magnifier, is designed for visually impaired people to use without time-consuming learning. With only 5 large intuitive buttons, people with visual impairment can read the newspaper or view photos easily on the 7-inch widescreen monitor. San Francisco, CA, (PRWEB) December 13, 2013 Since Zoomax introduced the 4.3’’ handheld video magnifier Snow into the global market in 2010, the Snow has been highly accepted and used by people with poor vision caused by...

2013-12-09 23:22:13

More Time for Patients Increases Physician Satisfaction and Practice Revenues Acworth, GA (PRWEB) December 09, 2013 EMR Consultants, LLC is bridging the gap between medical professionals and the deployment of EHR systems by helping physicians integrate Dragon® Medical Practice Edition 2 and reduce the time required to create quality patient records. Proper training and support allows physicians to spend more time with patients, increase profitability and subsequently enhance job...

2013-12-09 04:22:18

NATICK, Mass., Dec. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In the past 365 days, students using Kurzweil 3000®-firefly have demonstrated an overwhelming commitment to their education by downloading over 1 million digital documents from the program's cloud-based Universal Library. This data was derived from reporting features in Kurzweil 3000-firefly that measure student logins and files accessed, which provide educators the ability to make informed decisions about a student's academic progress....