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Voice Recognition Company Nuance Opens Shop in Dublin


Nuance Communications, the company behind the voice capability technology in more than 6 billion mobile devices, is creating 40 new jobs in Ireland.

Nuance has recently opened its newest EMEA headquarters in Dublin.

As reported by Silicon Republic, the general manager of Nuance’s EMEA operations, Neil Weston, indicated that most of the new jobs will reside in finance, sales and HR.

“Our vision is that everything in technology will be voice-enabled at some point in the future,” Weston explained. “There are some practical limitations but the application of the underlying technology can eventually be applied to everything. We are pretty much in every car navigation system and mobile device with voice recognition.”

Nuance is the company behind the leading voice recognition technology found in several applications for both mobile devices, android TV’s, automobiles and even desktop systems. Large financial firms like Barclay’s, BT, Deutsche Bank and the Office of Irish Revenue also turn to Nuance for their system needs.
Nuance currently employs over 10,000 employees worldwide and 1,000 of which are in Europe.

Weston explained some of the key reasons for choosing Ireland financial in terms of tax supports, but also based on his own experience of Ireland through companies Adobe and Siebel.

“The talent pool in Ireland is so broad and the available multilingual skills were an additional decision point,” he sold Silicon Repubilc.

BiometricUpdate.com reported today that Nuance recently partnered with software company Uniphore to cater to the Indian financial industry.

For more news about Nuance, see more stories on BiometricUpdate.com.

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