CHICAGO– December 18, 2018 –Today, STATS, the worldwide leader in sports data and intelligence, announced the extension of its work with Nuance Communications, Inc. to bring STATS’ real-time sports data and content to cars enabled with Dragon Drive, Nuance’s mobility assistant platform.
The multi-year extension continues a longstanding relationship between Nuance and STATS to power the U.S. and international sports experience in vehicles equipped with Nuance’s Dragon Drive platform. STATS will provide editorial, pre-, and post-game sports data and content for MLB, NFL, NHL, NBA, NCAA football, men’s and women’s NCAA basketball, PGA, MLS, Tour de France, Triple Crown, NASCAR and Indy 500.
“The use of smart technologies and voice-activated commands have become prevalent with consumers around the world, both from the home and on the go,” said Steve Xeller, Chief Revenue Officer at STATS. “We are excited to continue our work with Nuance, which is at the forefront of applying NLU, NLG and AI to bring highly engaging and personalized experiences to consumers. Together, we help fans everywhere stay connected to the sports they care about.”
Nuance Automotive specializes in conversational AI technologies for the car, helping automotive manufacturers deliver unique user experiences to their customers. Today, its Dragon Drive platform ships globally in more than 250 million cars across more than 40 languages, creating conversational experiences for Audi, BMW, Daimler, Fiat, Ford, GM, Hyundai, Toyota, SAIC, and more.
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