Microsoft Tellme and its sophisticated speech recognition platform are at the forefront of a new wave of speech-enabled innovations and products spanning automobiles, mobile devices and personal productivity software. This newsroom provides you with the latest news, articles, press materials and more related to Microsoft Tellme.  

Aug 1, 2011
How Microsoft envisioned magic in the living room and made it real with the launch of Xbox Kinect.

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Microsoft and 24/7 Inc. Join Forces to Deliver the Future of Customer Service for Large Businesses
Feb. 7
Microsoft and 24/7 Inc. announce agreement to combine the power of “Big Data” and natural user interfaces into a new enterprise cloud platform for customer service.
Four Reasons We’ll Love Talking to Our TVs
Aug. 9
By Zig Serafin, General Manager, Microsoft Tellme
Microsoft Continues Momentum in Speech With New Customer Care Solution for Avis Budget Group
Aug. 3
Microsoft Tellme helps Avis and Budget improve customer service using cloud services, is recognized for leadership in speech technology.
Speech, the Experience Game-Changer
Aug. 3
Zig Serafin outlines the future of speech technology and natural user interfaces at SpeechTEK.
SpeechTEK Keynote: Speech, the Experience Game-Changer
Aug. 3
Zig Serafin, general manager, Speech at Microsoft, delivers a keynote address to over 600 people at SpeechTEK 2010. Serafin outlines Microsoft’s vision for speech technology and natural user interfaces. Demonstrations of speech in Kinect, Windows Phone 7 and the Kia UVO are also featured.
Speech Features in Windows Phone 7
July 18
Microsoft Tellme’s speech recognition services are deeply integrated into the upcoming release of Windows Phone 7, you can easily use your voice to simplify everyday tasks—make a call, find a business, or open an application.
2010 Shaping Up As Big Year for Speech Recognition
March 11
2010 looks like another major year in technology. One clear trend is the focus on more natural ways of interacting with computers, in essence making technology more approachable to more people.
Microsoft Tellme Puts Ford Drivers on Cloud 9
May 13
With more than 2 million SYNC-equipped vehicles on the road today, Ford has shown that people want a simpler and easier way to make phone calls, listen to music and get directions while in the car.