updated 02:45 pm EST, Sun January 23, 2011
Nuance Dragon speech SDK open to 3rd-party apps
Nuance late this past week posted the Dragon translation apps. The kit allows incorporating the engine into third-party apps on either Android or iOS devices. Features work in both directions and will convert text to speech in as many as 35 languages, or speech to text in eight languages.
The SDK is free to use and isn't immediately known to have any royalty fees when attached to paid apps. Nuance hasn't said whether it will bring the SDK to the BlackBerry, Symbian, webOS or other platforms. [via Mashable]