Nuance sees a voice-enabled world ahead

Nuance Communications, whose Dragon Dictation technology powers all manner of speech-enabled devices, sees big things on the horizon. The company, whose solution powers Siri, Apple's (NASDAQ:AAPL) voice-enabled digital assistant, thinks voice-recognition technology is going to proliferate over the next few years not only in smartphones but also TVs, cars, computers and home appliances. And though voice could rival touch in terms of electronics interaction, there are some concerns, especially over consumer privacy. Still, Nuance is charging ahead had has acquired over 40 companies, including rival Vlingo in December. Article