Microsoft doubles down on healthcare and conversational AI with purchase of Nuance

Earlier this week, Microsoft announced its intent to acquire Nuance for $19.7 billion in its second-largest acquisition after LinkedIn. For the past 15 years, Nuance has been the largest independent speech recognition vendor servicing healthcare and enterprise customer service markets. With this acquisition, Microsoft gets serious healthcare chops, an arsenal of conversational AI assets (including voice biometrics), digital customer service technologies, and other assets like vehicle telematics and dictation. .

Link: Microsoft doubles down on healthcare and conversational AI with purchase of Nuance
via http://www.zdnet.com

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