Swype Beta Keyboard Adds Dragon Dictation
Swype provided a new version of its beta Android keyboard software today. The most significant feature of the latest beta is the ability to tap into Nuance's Dragon Dictation voice transcription tool. According to Swype, the voice transcriptions are 40% more accurate than previous versions of Dragon. The dictation service works in English, French, German, Italian, and Spanish, and will learn users' speech patterns over time for improved accuracy. Support for more languages will be added over time. Swype was purchased by Nuance Communications earlier this year.
Google's GBoard Keyboard for iPhone Finally Lands Dictation
Google today announced a significant update to GBoard, its advanced keyboard application or the iPhone. Voice dictation is the most significant new feature added to the tool, allowing GBoard users to press a microphone and speak their messages rather than type them.
Voice Typing in Google Search, GBoard for Android Gains 30 New Languages
Google today updated its Google Search and GBoard applications for Android devices and expanded the number of languages supported in voice typing by 30. Google said it worked with native speakers of these languages from around the world to build the needed speech sample data.
Google's Now On Tap Adds QR Scanning to Camera, Instant Translations
Google today announced an update to its Now On Tap search tool that adds several compelling new functions. First, a long press of the home button will allow people to scan any QR code or barcode when using the camera.
Nuance Puts Swipe+Dragon In the App Graveyard
Nuance says its Swype+Dragon application for Android and iOS has reached end of development. "Nuance will no longer be updating the Swype+Dragon keyboard for Android.
cool.. is this working for 4.0 android??
How To Get This
The only other way is to root your phone so that you can uninstall swype. If you can remove the old version of swype, the you can get the swype be...
Swype site is down?