text to speech

RIM converts BMW’s iDrive into ‘a remote control for your BlackBerry’ (video)

If there’s one thing business types love more than their BlackBerry , it’s their BMW — or so we’re told. It makes all sorts of sense, therefore, that the two companies would partner up to help the things they sell communicate with each other more effortlessly.

$2 Sensory chip could give toys (and other products) improved speech recognition, additional capabilities

Sensory Inc. may stay behind the scenes most of the time, but the company’s speech recognition chips are already used in toys from JVC, Mattel, Hasbro and others, and it’s now announced a new chip that could lead to toys with some significantly improved capabilities.