“Nuance has the keyattributes we look for ina strategic partner: arecord of high productquality, global languagecoverage, a history of innovation and strongIntellectual Property in itscategory”
July 11, 2013 08:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time
Nuance and TCL Expand Partnership Agreement for Swype Keyboards
Swype will be Default Keyboard on TCL’s Touchscreen Android Devices in the U.S.
BURLINGTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nuance Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: NUAN) today announced anagreement with TCL to deploy Swype Platform as the touch screen keyboard in the U.S. on Android devices.Swype is the most personal, powerful and customizable four-in-one keyboard forAndroid, allowing people to quickly glide their finger from one letter to the next to inputtext – or simply tap, speak or handwrite letters, numbers and symbols. Swype is a living,learning keyboard that continuously updates each user’s personal language model withthe words and phrases they use the most – and with opt-in connected services you canalso get the words and phrases trending around the world through the power of crowdsourcing. And, Swype can follow a user from one device to another with Backupand Sync – so it is the only keyboard people ever need. Swype was the first to deliverkeyboards with continuous touch innovation, and has since reached more than 500 millionusers worldwide.“Nuance has the key attributes we look for in a strategic partner: a record of high product quality, global languagecoverage, a history of innovation and strong Intellectual Property in its category,” said Steve Cistulli, Senior VicePresident of North America for ALCATEL ONE TOUCH, a brand within TCL Communication. “We look forward toexpanding our partnership with Nuance as we build more powerful and elegant consumer experiences.”Swype is a part of Nuance’s portfolio of voice, touch and natural language understanding innovations that are defining anew generation of intelligent systems and personal assistant technologies, which include Dragon NaturallySpeaking,Dragon Dictate for Mac, Dragon Assistant for Intel-inspired Ultrabooks, Nuance Voice Ads, Dragon Dictation, DragonGo!, Dragon Mobile Assistant, Dragon Drive, Dragon TV, Dragon ID, and Dragon Voicemail to Text. With Nuancetechnology, people experience more humanized interactions with the world’s best phones, tablets, computers, cars, TVs,apps and services from leading manufacturers and operators. To learn more visitwww.nuancemobilelife.com.
About Nuance Communications, Inc.
Nuance Communications, Inc. is a leading provider of voice and language solutions for businesses and consumers aroundthe world. Its technologies, applications and services make the user experience more compelling by transforming the waypeople interact with devices and systems. Every day, millions of users and thousands of businesses experience Nuance’sproven applications. For more information, please visitwww.nuance.com.
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