DALLAS, Jan. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A passenger who doesn't hesitate giving directions or providing weather updates is headed to a connected car near you, and this one won't slow the trip down by asking for a rest stop.AT&T* today, within the Peachtree "Connected" City, GA collaboration framework with Panasonic Automotive Systems Company of America along with QNX Software Systems Limited, announced plans to begin developing a connected, voice-enabled virtual assistant for use by automotive manufacturers. The technology will be backed by AT&T's patented WATSON(SM) speech engine, providing a complete cloud based voice-enabled natural language mobile virtual assistant solution for wirelessly connected vehicles.
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AT&T WATSON(SM) is a multimodal and multilingual speech and language engine with best-in-class performance across a wide range of applications. The engine's flexible plug-in architecture enables quick-time-to-market inn...