Posted by: kurtsh | April 30, 2009

NEWS: Tellme says, “Say it. Get it.” with Windows Mobile

Did you ever wish you could dictate tasks or notes into your Windows Mobile phone while you’re traveling and have it translate to TEXT?

imageWindows Mobile to get voice command capability

New service that will work on Windows Mobile 6.5 devices lets users search, send texts, and place calls using voice commands

Microsoft has high hopes that a new speech-recognition application for the forthcoming Windows Mobile operating system will be attractive enough to draw people to the phone platform.

On Wednesday, Microsoft planned to announce a new service that will work on Windows Mobile 6.5 devices and will let people speak into the phone to search the Internet, make phone calls and dictate text messages. The technology comes from Tellme, a company that offers hosted voice recognition services and was acquired by Microsoft in 2007.

Oh – did I mention, this is free?  For a video of how this works, go to:

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