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VNUnet: [Lernout and Hauspie] Speech operated PDAs to debut at Cebit

Feb 22, 2000, 16:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Dennis Howlett)

"Speech technology specialists Lernout and Hauspie will this week demonstrate a prototype of a PDA that responds to spoken commands."

"L&H is promoting speech as a natural input method, especially for mobile users. The prototype uses the Intel Strong Arm chip, Linux as the operating system and a noise cancelling input microphone."

"The device will demonstrate three speech technologies: natural language recognition for simple commands, Voice Express for dictation and an embedded version of L&H's text-to-speech engine RealSpeak for playing back information."

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