|Voice services: i3Mobile Offers Voice Access to News, Pronto
|i3Mobile customers can now access the latest news, stocks and weather reports via a speech technology powered mobile personal assistant called Pronto. Nuance, the speech software experts, and i3Mobile, provider of services for wireless users, have announced that i3Mobile is using Nuance's speech software to provide customers with instant access to information, anytime, anywhere. Pronto is a monthly subscription service that works on any telephone with virtually any calling plan, delivering information and service on demand 24 hours a day. Featuring speech recognition software from Nuance, Pronto members can access just by asking -- from stock quotes, weather reports, driving directions and airline schedules to sports scores/odds, lottery results, movie schedules, reservations and more.