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LinuxMall.com: Speak, Tux, Speak!

Jun 27, 2000, 19:43 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Michelle Head)

[ Thanks to Greta Durr/LinuxMall.com for this link. ]

"IBM is bent on teaching Linux a new trick: how to speak."

"IBM recently released seven voice recognition products, one of which loans its voice to the Linux operating system (OS)."

"IBM ViaVoice Dictation for Linux is commercially available and offers voice recognition technology for the Linux platform, according to a company statement. ViaVoice for Linux lets users dictate and read documents using natural human speech."

"The voice platform includes open standards-based, scalable products for the mobile device, Web application server, call center and Linux marketplace. A speech function allows the use of natural speech for mobile Internet communications while maintaining the low cost of Web transmission."

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