Samsung launches speech-to-SMS phone

Samsung Electronics has developed a mobile phone that automatically converts speech into text. Rather than rely on cramming words in tiny fonts onto a small screen, users can just dictate. Samsung's new technology - VoiceMode - is incorporated in the new Samsung p207 phone, which will initially be shipped to the US. At the CES Show in Las Vegas this week, Samsung also showcased a camera phone that can recognise text on a business card. Just make a picture of the business card and with the help of some OCR (Optical Character Recognition) the text is automatically inserted in the phone's address book.

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News source: The Reg

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