As a ‘Tipping Point’ of the mobile Internet of Dusseldorf/Berlin, may 2009 – mobile computer and Navis prevail more and more voice control according to a report of the computer information service (CID). But who wants to access the computer on the road, has not always the hands free or have set eyes on his environment. The Datamonitor Group’s market research experts here see the greatest opportunities for voice applications. Worldwide sales of so-called advanced speech recognition\”(ASR) should therefore increase in smartphones and mobile small computers by $ 32.7 million in 2009 to $ 99.6 million in 2014. For speech recognition in vehicles, analysts predict an increase of now $ 64.3 million to $ 208.2 million in 2014.

Language computer count also for the search engines the most important instruments to conveniently serve the mobile Internet. So Yahoo from immediately the mobile phone application oneSearch voice \”for smartphones and the iPhone in Germany offers. The annoying typing on the small keyboard or the touch screen to fall away. It is now sufficient to pronounce the keyword by simply. Presentation of results for mobile displays optimized display: instead of long lists of links, Yahoo deliver structured responses by category. Looking for a League, for example, with the spoken input\”current soccer results, to obtain a variety of detailed results such as current scores, table summaries, photos, and links. The results are prepared according to Yahoo clearly into categories.

The system is capable of learning: it always better adapts itself to the individual language of its user, the more frequently it is used. While most mobile voice recognition systems on individual categories such as local search are specialized, we offers users\”the opportunity to make open queries – with highly relevant results for any type of speech input, explains Michael Stenberg, partner Director Central & Eastern Europe Yahoo! mobile. Stenberg. For those who still prefer classic like, could use to the traditional text input.