Just a few days after the release of ARO's Saga virtual assistant, yet another digital helper has arrived to challenge the likes of Siri. Say hello to Nina, the latest virtual assistant developed by Nuance, the voice technology company behind the popular Dragon Naturally Speaking applications for PC, Mac, iOS and Android devices.
Combining the best technology from the iPhone's Dragon Dictation and iOS/Android's Dragon Go!, Nina is a voice-controlled assistant that works together with customer-service applications to provide comprehensive and rapid assistance. By combining all of Nuance's specialties including: text-to-speech, speech recognition, language comprehension and voice-ID biometric technology, Nina is able to provide direct access and information from a variety of applications such as banking apps, flight information apps or anything requiring a password for access.
By utilizing your specific voice as a password, Nina lets you perform actions such as balance transfers, balance inquiries, or personal information adjustments in just a couple of voice commands. The application features a software developers kit and a set of APIs that allow developers to easily integrate Nina support into their applications.
Nina is already working with a variety of applications, with additional support coming in quickly. Anybody who has used one of Nuance's Dragon apps before should definitely be excited about having Nina has their brand new virtual assistant. For more information and videos on Nina, head on over to Nuance's page here. (opens in new tab)