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Nuance Dragon Drive Gives Mercedes-Benz News App a Voice

Stay Connected and Informed - Hands on the Wheel, Eyes on the Road

Nuance Communications, Inc. today announced the availability of a Dragon Drive-powered News App in Mercedes-Benz vehicles, allowing drivers to listen to articles from a number of different news channels while keeping the hands on the wheel and the eyes on the road.

Mercedes-Benz's News App is a part of the COMAND Online connected in-car system. The app lets drivers review the day's top news stories, as well as other news categories like domestic, international, economy, politics, or technology. The updated News App now takes advantage of Nuance's intelligent expressive text-to-speech technology, which adds the ability to read out news with human-like high-quality voices optimized for in-car read out.

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