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Sensory Brings Moto Voice to Motorola
Santa Clara, CA – September 8, 2014
Sensory Inc., the industry leader in speech and vision technologies for consumer products, is pleased to announce that its pioneering TrulyHandsfree™ voice technology is being widely adopted for Motorola's critically acclaimed Moto Voice feature.
Samsung selects Sensory as Key Source for Embedded Speech Technologies
Sensory Speech Recognition Deployed by Samsung Across a Wide Range of Phones, Wearables, and Cameras
Santa Clara, CA – September 5, 2014
Sensory Inc., is pleased to announce that its pioneering TrulyHandsfree™ voice technology is deployed across an array of Samsung's iconic Galaxy products including smartphones, tablets, cameras, and wearables.
Sensory Announces TrulyHandsfree™ Voice Control Update for the NLP-5x
Chip Now Offers Reduction in Power Consumption and Accuracy Improvement for Speech Recognition
Santa Clara, CA – August 13, 2014
Sensory Inc., the industry leader in speech and vision technologies for consumer products, today announced that an updated version of its TrulyHandsfree™ Voice Control is now available on its low-power NLP-5x single chip solution. This version of TrulyHandsfree™ improves accuracy by up to 50% and features up to a 65% reduction in power consumption from previous versions.
Sensory, Inc.'s TrulyHandsfree™ Voice Control Featured in Vocca Smart Light Bulb Adapter
Santa Clara, CA – August 5, 2014
Sensory, Inc., the industry leader in speech and vision technologies for consumer products, is pleased to announce that its pioneering TrulyHandsfree™ voice control technology is featured in the voice-activated Vocca light bulb adapter.
Speech Recognition Pioneer Sensory Inc. Awarded Numerous Patents on Touchless Voice Control
Handsfree Approach Now Widely Adopted Across Various Industries
Santa Clara, CA – July 30, 2014
Sensory Inc., the industry leader in speech and vision technologies for consumer products, today announced that it has received hundreds of allowed patent claims on its TrulyHandsfree™ voice control approach. US patents issued include 8645132, 8645143, 8700399, 8768707, and 8781825, along with numerous other allowed claims, patents pending, and international applications.
Sensory, Inc.'s TrulyHandsfree™ Brings Voice Control to Sena's 20S Motorcycle Bluetooth Communication Headset
Santa Clara, CA – July 23, 2014
Sensory, Inc., the industry leader in speech and vision technologies for consumer products, today announced that its pioneering TrulyHandsfree™ voice trigger and phrase spotting technology is featured in Sena Technologies, Inc.'s much anticipated, just released 20S Motorcycle Bluetooth Communication Headset System.
Sensory Inc. Speech Recognition Solutions for Consumer Products Support Language Capabilities Across the Globe
Santa Clara, CA – July 16, 2014
World's Most Highly Spoken Language Mandarin Chinese Among Languages Also Supported by Sensory's Speaker Verification Technology
Sensory Introduces Combined Voice and Vision Biometric Authentication for Mobile Phones, Tablets and PCs
Santa Clara, CA – June 30, 2014
Sensory today announced TrulySecure™ to alleviate the frustrations caused by fingerprint and PIN identification. TrulySecure™ is a technology suite available to OEM product developers in an SDK that unites Sensory’s world-class speaker verification technology with its newly developed, proprietary, state-of-the-art face recognition engine.
Synopsys Introduces DesignWare ARC Processors Optimized for Low-Power Embedded DSP Applications
Mountain View, CA, May 29th, 2014
...This high degree of performance efficiency makes the new cores ideally suited for 'always-on' voice activation in Internet-of-Things (IoT) applications. For example, Sensory Inc.'s TrulyHandsfree™ Voice Control software consumes less than four microwatts when executing Sensory's Low Power Sound Detection technology on an ARC EM5D processor implemented in a 28-nm HPM process (logic and memory dynamic power). This enables an integrated hardware-software solution for voice activation and control with ultra-low energy consumption...
Sensory Wins Prestigious 2014 Global Mobile Award at GSMA Mobile World Congress
BARCELONA, Spain, February 25, 2014
Sensory, Inc., the global leader in speech technology for consumer electronics, is very pleased to announce it has received the 2014 Global Mobile Award for Best Mobile T echnology Breakthrough at the GSMA Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. Sensory's TrulyHandsfree™ Voice Control 3.0 was selected from among 680 candidates for the mobile industry's most prestigious awards.
Cadence and Sensory Reduce Voice Activation Power Dissipation in Mobile Devices to Less than 17 MicroWatts
San Jose, CA, February 19th, 2014
Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CDNS), a leader in global electronic design innovation, and Sensory today announced that they have further lowered the power consumption of their industry-leading, ultra-low power DSP-based voice activation solution, which is an ideal complement to other always-on functions such as sensor fusion-enabled context awareness and face activation.
CEVA and Sensory Enable Power-Optimized Always-Listening Smart Wearables and Sensor Fusion Solutions via TrulyHandsfree™ 3.0 for CEVA-TeakLite-4 DSPs
Mountain View, CA, February 14th, 2014
Companies to demonstrate ultra-low power voice activation solutions requiring as little as 20 microwatts for mobiles, smart wearables and sensor hubs at Mobile World Congress 2014
Sensory Invests in Talent and New Technologies to Advance Mobile Experience - November 4th, 2013
New Sensory Research Facility to Open in Boulder, CO
Sensory Announces a TrulyHandsfree™ User Experience between Bluetooth™ Accessories and Connected Devices - August 27, 2013
No touch experience connects to mobile phones, PC’s, and tablets
Realtek Licenses Cadence’s Tensilica HiFi Audio/Voice DSP IP Core - August 21, 2013
Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CDNS), a leader in global electronic design innovation, today announced that Realtek Semiconductor Corp licensed the Cadence® Tensilica® HiFi Audio/Voice DSP (digital signal processor) IP core for use with the TrulyHandsFree™ always-on voice activation and recognition technology from Sensory, a provider of IC and embedded software solutions.
Sensory and DSP Group Introduce World Class Voice Activation Solution for Smartphones and Wearable Devices - July 29, 2013
DSP Group and Sensory announced the joint development of a voice activation solution for smartphones and wearable devices based on DSP Group's ultra-low power DBMD2 and Sensory's TrulyHandsfree™ Voice Control 3.0 solution
Tensilica and Sensory Drive Industry’s Lowest Power DSP-Based Voice Activation Solution - February 25, 2013
Low Power Speech Detection Enables Under 25 µW
Tensilica, Inc. and Sensory today announced that the two companies have worked together to provide the lowest power voice activation solution based on Tensilica’s recently introduced HiFi Mini DSP (digital signal processor) IP core and Sensory’s TrulyHandsfree™ always-on voice activation technology.
Sensory Announces TrulyHandsfree™ Voice Control 3.0
Accurate Voice User Interfaces with Biometric Security and ID - February 19, 2013
TrulyHandsfree™ Voice Control Enhanced With User Defined Triggers and Passphrases
CEVA and Sensory Partner to Deliver Lowest Power Voice Activation Solution Based on CEVA-TeakLite-4 DSP Platform – Mountain View, CA, Feb. 19, 2013
Optimized TrulyHandsfree™ technology from Sensory leverages performance, power benefits and tool chain efficiency of leading voice/audio DSP; Companies to showcase solution at Mobile World Congress 2013
Sensory’s New TrulyHandsfree 3.0 Speaker Verification and Speaker Identification Optimized Port Available on Tensilica HiFi Audio/Voice DSPs
Santa Clara, CA – February 19, 2013
Tensilica, Inc. and Sensory today announced that the two companies have partnered to provide an optimized port of Sensory’s new TrulyHandsfree 3.0 Voice Control software to Tensilica’s family of HiFi Audio/Voice DSP IP cores.
World's lowest-power speech recognition solution for mobile devices now available
February 19, 2013
Wolfson Microelectronics, a global leader in the delivery of high performance mixed-signal semiconductors and audio solutions for the consumer electronics market, and Sensory, a leader in speech technologies for consumer electronics, have today announced the availability of Sensory's TrulyHandsfree Voice Control and audio detect front-end on Wolfson’s latest ultra-low power platforms for mobile phone audio channel processing.
Conexant and Sensory Partner to Offer Standalone Audio Subsystem for Voice Trigger and Far-Field Voice Input Processing – Las Vegas, January 8, 2013
Sensory's TrulyHandsfree Voice Trigger to be Ported to Conexant's Far-Field Voice Input Processor SoC; Targeted to Smart TV Market
Sensory Brings Voice Activation to the Samsung Galaxy - "Hi Galaxy" – May 3, 2012
Sensory's TrulyHandsfree™ Voice Control Continues to Differentiate in Galaxy S3
Sensory Introduces Speaker Identification for Consumer Electronic Devices – May 2, 2012
Speaker Identification Brings Added Level of Personalization and Customization to Devices
Sensory Introduces Speaker Verification for Mobile Phones – May 2, 2012
Voice Biometrics Technology Adds Security to Mobile Devices.
Speaker Verification Designed With Small Footprint and Low-Power Consumption for Easy Integration into Mobile Devices
Sensory and Tensilica Partner to Offer Complete Speech Recognition Subsystem – February 23, 2012
Sensory's TrulyHandsfree™ to be Ported to Tensilica's Market-Leading HiFi Audio DSPs
Sensory Announced as a Finalist for the GSMA Global Mobile Awards 2012 – Jan. 30, 2012
Sensory's TrulyHandsfree™ Voice Control is a Finalist in the Best Breakthrough Technology Category
A Very Speech Interactive Holiday Season – Nov 21, 2011
Sensory, Inc, provider of speech technologies, brings voice interaction to the Holiday season's hottest gifts
Sensory Announces TrulyHandsfree™ Voice Control 2.0 For Natural and Accurate Voice User Interfaces – Aug 2, 2011
TrulyHandsfree™ Voice Control Enhanced With Accuracy and Voice Command & Control Capabilities
Sensory Releases Truly Handsfree™ Trigger SDK for iPhone and Android OS – Oct 26, 2010
Total handsfree control now possible for new, popular voice search applications
Consumer Electronics to Get Natural Language Interface from New Sensory Chip
Feb 16, 2010
TrulyHandsfree™ Interfaces Now Possible with New Low-Cost Embedded Solution
Sensory Announces TrulyHandsfree™ the First Always-On, Always-Listening Voice Control for Bluetooth Devices – June 8, 2009
Sensory Introduces BlueGenie™ Car Kit and BlueGenie Stereo Platforms
Sensory Releases Speech Recognition Development Kit for iPhone™ – April 28, 2009
iPhone Developers now working on Embedded Voice Enabled Applications
Sensory Inc. Speech Recognition Solutions Hit CES in Bluetooth Headsets and More – January 6, 2009
Interest in Voice Interface for Consumer Electronics at an All Time High
Sensory Forms Speech Technology Advisory Board – December 16, 2008
Ties to leading academic research programs to enhance R&D efforts
Sensory’s BlueGenie Voice Interface™ Powers First Voice Controlled Bluetooth Headset – August 26, 2008
Sensory Enables BlueAnt V1 with Voice Recognition and Synthesis
Sensory Brings Improved Usability to the Bluetooth® Headset Masses Via Speech Technology – May 12, 2008
Sensory’s BlueGenie Lite™ offered as low cost, small footprint, low power solution
BlueAnt V1 Voice Recognition Headset Wins Best Cell Phone Accessory at CTIA Wireless 2008 – April 14, 2008
--BlueAnt Press Release: "The world’s first voice controlled Bluetooth headset, the BlueAnt V1 is destined to appeal to those looking for something a little more sophisticated from their Bluetooth device."
Sensory's BlueGenie Voice Interface Drives Hands-free Access to GOOG-411 – March 17, 2008
Bluetooth Headsets Act as Speech Recognition Client for Google Voice Search Servers
BlueAnt Announces World's First Voice Controlled BlueTooth Headset at CES – January 8, 2008
--BlueAnt Press Release: "... represents the future of Bluetooth headsets allowing users to easily control most functions of their headset using the revolutionary ‘BlueGenie™ Voice Interface*’ from Sensory, Inc."
BlueAnt Taps Sensory for First Bluetooth Headset with Voice Control – January 7, 2008
Sensory's BlueGenie™ Voice Interface Enables a Truly Hands-Free Experience
Sensory Announces New Time-Setting Technology – December 11, 2007
FluentChip™ 3.1 Includes Ability to Set Clocks with Natural Voice Commands
Foxlink and Sensory, Inc. Partner in Voice Interfaces for Bluetooth Devices – December 4, 2007
Foxlink is first Bluetooth ODM to have speech user interfaces available
SonicNet™ Wireless Technology Included with Sensory Speech Processors – October 30, 2007
RSC-4x chips now enable devices to use audio tones to communicate wirelessly
Sensory's FluentSoft speech recognition technology now available on CSR's BlueCore5-Multimedia – September 18, 2007
Sensory Receives Patents for Voice Recognition over a Network – July 17, 2007
Patented technologies allow functionality like voice search on a mobile phone
New Appliances Powered by Sensory Chip Talk and Listen at International Home & Housewares Show – March 15, 2007
Silicon Valley’s Sensory, Inc. brings cutting edge human interface technology to home appliances
High Tech Features Energize Resurging Toy Industry in 2006 – December 19, 2006
Sensory Speech IC Contributes to Convergence between Toys and Consumer Electronics
Zizzle’s Award-Winning Plush Animal Powered by Sensory IC
October 31, 2006
Lucky the Incredible Wonder Pup Winning Hearts and Best Toy Recommendations
Sensory Releases RSC-4x Rapid Prototyping Module – June 27, 2006
New tool accelerates time-to-concept for speech-enabled products
Sensory Releases FluentChip™ 2.0 – May 9, 2006
New and Updated Speech Technologies Now Available on the RSC-4x Platform
Sensory Chips Add New Interactive and Robotic Features – January 5, 2006
Beat detection, beat prediction, sound sourcing, sing back and talk back technologies now available on leading speech recognition ICs
Speech Recognition Consumer Products Hit it Big in 2005 – December 15, 2005
Sensory Speech Chip Leads to Customer Success
Sensory's FluentSoft™ Engine Chosen for Wireless Handset Application
November 15, 2005
Lab 9 Solutions Introduces MobileSpeech™ for WinCE Platforms
Sensory Chip Provides Brains for the Next Generation of Intelligent Toys - Hasbro's New Furby is First – September 7, 2005
RSC-4128 IC from Sensory Controls all Motor, Speech and Hearing Functions
Sensory Introduces New Speech Recognition MicroController – August 30, 2005
Low-Cost RSC-464 Enables a New Class of Applications
Sensory Debuts Ultra-Compact Voice Recognition Module – July 26, 2005
Low-Cost VR Stamp™ Facilitates Quick System Design
Sensory Joins Symbian Platinum Program – June 21, 2005
Speech Recognition SDK now Available on Symbian OS-based Series 60 & 80 SmartPhones
Ultradata selects Sensory speech recognition for Road Genie® hand-held Navigator
May 12, 2005
Low-cost GPS alternative accepts voice input via Sensory IC
Sensory, Inc. Joins MontaVista® Partnering Program – April 20, 2005
World Class Speech Recognition Technologies Now Available for Embedded Linux Developers
Sensory Introduces Adaptive Artificial Intelligence™ – February 10, 2005
New Technology Allows Products to Learn and Modify Behavior over Time
Sensory Launches UltraCompact Speech Recognition Technology for Embedded Applications – January 4, 2005
Acquisition of Fluent Speech Technologies leads to Technology Renaissance at Sensory, Inc.
Sensory, Inc. Joins ARM Connected Community – November 23, 2004
World Class Speech Technologies Now Available on the ARM Platform
Interactive Language Training on a Chip – September 23, 2004
New Technology from Sensory allows English Lessons on Handheld Devices
Seminars Offered on Embedded Design with a Speech User Interface – August 18, 2004
Training targets developers implementing speech I/O through low cost chips
Speech Recognition Chips Go Multilingual – July 30, 2004
Sensory's RSC-4x Voice IC's Now Support Asian and European Languages
Hasbro Selects Sensory for Shrek Products – May 15, 2004
Technology shootout leads to RSC-4128 in multiple new products at Hasbro
Sensory Releases 'Fluent' Speech Recognizer for Mobile Phones – March 22, 2004
Solution for Motorola MPx200 with Windows Mobile Software Showcased at CTIA
Integration Associates Announces Strategic Marketing Agreement with Sensory, Inc.
January 20, 2004
Companies are First to Combine Speech Recognition and Wireless Connectivity at Breakthrough Price/Performance Ratio for Toys and Consumer Electronics
Sensory Issues VoiceLock Challenge for CES – January 8, 2004
Virtually Unbreakable Voice Password Technology Demonstrates Biometric Security Potential
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