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Vangard Voice Systems Taps Nuance Mobile to Extend Voice Technology across Enterprise Applications

Vangard's Mobile Voice Platform Leverages Nuance's VoCon 3200 Speech Engine to Voice-Enable Enterprise-Wide Mobile Applications

IRVINE, Calif. — Vangard Voice Systems, Inc. (Vangard) today announced its partnership with Nuance Communications to power voice-enabled enterprise mobile applications. Vangard's Mobile Voice Platform (MVP) leverages Nuance's feature-rich and industry-leading VoCon 3200 speech engine to deliver maximum voice recognition accuracy and performance. Vangard's MVP empowers commercial and government IT organizations to quickly add sophisticated voice capabilities to their existing mobile applications.

Vangard's MVP technology fully integrated with Nuance's market-leading speech engine enables the voice powering of a full scope of existing device-, Web- and server-based mobile enterprise applications. The Nuance VoCon 3200, which powers the speech recognition functionality in a variety of automotive, personal navigation and mobile applications, was chosen by Vangard for its accuracy and speed in addition to its support for more than 20 languages worldwide. Enterprises can rely on a single voice platform for voice-enabling all their existing mobile applications, from mobile task management and field services, to mobile field sales and mobile inspections.

By delivering the ability to voice-power any existing mobile enterprise application with MVP, IT organizations can exploit voice productivity and accuracy everywhere across the organization, optimizing their existing business processes wherever voice can make a difference. Recent deployments of Web-, device- and server-based applications include:

"We're seeing a greater demand for mobile enterprise applications powered by voice recognition, and our collaborative solutions are allowing organizations to increase their productivity and realize a greater ROI through speech-powered solutions," said Michael Thompson, senior vice president and general manger, Nuance Mobile.

"The Vangard and Nuance partnership is delivering an adaptable mobile voice technology that is driving the next generation of enterprise productivity, operational efficiency and competitive advantage," said Bob Bova, president and chief executive officer of Vangard Voice Systems. "The integration of Nuance's VoCon speech engine with our Mobile Voice Platform is speeding the adoption and deployment of mobile voice technology to cross-industry customers in the commercial and government enterprise marketplace."

About Nuance Communications, Inc
Nuance Communications, Inc. is a leading provider of speech and imaging solutions for businesses and consumers around the world. Its technologies, applications and services make the user experience more compelling by transforming the way people interact with information and how they create, share and use documents. Every day, millions of users and thousands of businesses experience Nuance's proven applications. For more information, please visit www.nuance.com.

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