Consumer Research Shows Preference for VoiceBox's Personal Assistant Technology
Solution Cited by Consumers as a Reason to Purchase a Car
Las Vegas, CES January 9, 2012 - VoiceBox® Technologies Corp., the award winning innovator of Personal Assistant Voice technology today announced that independent research recently conducted by Herbert Research indicates strong consumer preference for its Personal Assistant voice face.
"Last year, another independent research study ranked VoiceBox the number one technology consumers want in their car out of fifteen technologies demonstrated. This more recent study not only confirmed these results but provided very detailed input that will help us design compelling products for our customers on any device -- in the car, on their cell or at home," said Victor Melfi, VoiceBox's CSO and SVP Marketing.
Consumers were shown the newest generation of Voice-Box's Personal Assistant solution and another solution considered the currently available 'state-of-the art'. "Their preference for VoiceBox was resoundingly clear," said Jim Hebert, CEO of Hebert Research.
Consumers were most enthusiastic about the level of personalization VoiceBox's patented technology provides, that create a more interactive Personal Assistant interface. They were also impressed with the level of integration VoiceBox provides between voice and touch, that can provide a fully hands-free solution when required for safety. Most impressively, consumers stated that VoiceBox's application was a reason they would choose to purchase a car.
VoiceBox's patented technology determines context and intent from free form speech to dynamically accommodate a request. These techniques also power advance personalization and targeted advertising capabilities. These capabilities allow VoiceBox to develop compelling Personal Assistant applications for its customers in automotive, personal navigation, computer/tablets and smart TV markets. Together with Apple's Siri, VoiceBox has been issued the majority of patents in the newly emerging personal assistant application market.
About VoiceBox Technologies
VoiceBox is a pioneer in Natural Language Understanding and Conversational Voice Technology used to help people find content and control their devices using everyday speech. VoiceBox applications can run on in-car systems, smartphones, 'smart TVs', computers, tablets, e-readers, and personal navigation devices; all are powered by VoiceBox's award-winning Contextual Speech, protected by 14 issued patents, 6 notice of allowances, with 11 patents pending. The Company's new Personal Assistant product line combines its advantaged technology with advanced, patented personalization and advertising capabilities. VoiceBox's is used in products and autos from Toyota, TomTom, Pioneer, Chrysler, Dodge, and Magellan in North America, Europe and Asia.