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LinuxPR: IBM Brings Voice To Linux Community

Aug 16, 2000, 01:59 (0 Talkback[s])

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"IBM (NYSE:IBM) today announced that ViaVoice Dictation for Linux was tested and will run on distributions from Caldera Systems, Mandrake Software, SuSE Linux and TurboLinux. These new distributions join Red Hat to offer the only commercially available voice recognition technology solution for the open Linux platform."

"IBM believes voice technology will be the next user interface for computing in any operating platform and is working with these companies to provide ViaVoice Technology to the Linux Community. IBM is working with these distributors to provide ViaVoice Technology to the Linux Community to offer the next generation of user interface for computing in any operating platform. IBM ViaVoice Dictation for Linux is an open source product that lets users dictate and read documents using natural human speech."

"With increasing support, IBM is helping the end user segment of the Linux community grow. Providing ViaVoice Dictation for Linux to the Linux community demonstrates IBM's commitment to Linux and open source software. Along with other open standards, IBM views Linux as playing a pivotal role in bringing interoperability to disparate platforms and providing customers with an open, integrated e-business structure."

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