Voice-controlled Apps Featured in First Wireless Carrier Facility Dedicated to Connected Car
LAS VEGAS - Thursday, January 9th 2014 [ME NewsWire]
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(BUSINESS WIRE) VoiceBox Technologies Corporation, an established leader in natural language technology today announced that its voice applications will be featured in the AT&T Drive Studio. The initiative was announced earlier today in Las Vegas by Glenn Lurie, president, AT&T Emerging Enterprises and Partnerships, AT&T Mobility.
AT&T is the first carrier to open a dedicated facility for connected car innovation and research. Called the AT&T Drive Studio, it will be the premier location for the creating the future of connected cars.
"The sky’s the limit in the Drive Studio,” said Chris Penrose, senior vice president, emerging devices, AT&T Mobility. "Speech control is absolutely critical to a safe driving experience. We’re excited to work with an industry innovator like VoiceBox to unlock the power of infotainment and connectivity in the car.”
"VoiceBox’s uniquely conversational, natural language technology has established our leadership position in the automotive industry,” said Victor Melfi, VoiceBox’s CSO. "The Patent Power Scorecard recently ranked VoiceBox’s intellectual property as among the most Creative and Impactful in the world. We look forward to unleashing our capabilities together with AT&T's Watson, in the exciting Drive Studio initiative.”
VoiceBox’s patented Context Management allows its applications to break the traditional one-question-one-answer voice search paradigm to create a truly natural, conversational experience. The Company has developed products that ship on millions of cars around the world, with leaders like Toyota, Chrysler, Dodge, Fiat, Renault and Mazda.
About VoiceBox Technologies Corporation
VoiceBox is a pioneer in Natural Language Understanding and Conversational Voice Technology used to help people find content and control their devices using natural, everyday speech. VoiceBox applications can run on in-car systems, smartphones, smartTV and other home systems. All are powered by VoiceBox's award-winning contextual voice technology, protected by 32 patents. VoiceBox’s IP was ranked among the most creative and impactful in the world by the respected Patent Power Scorecard. VoiceBox applications have been shipped on millions of devices around the world by companies like Toyota, Pioneer, Chrysler, Dodge, Fiat, TomTom, Renault and Mazda. Headquartered in Bellevue, WA the Company has offices in Los Angeles, Munich, the Netherlands and Tokyo.
Victor Melfi, 425-968-7970