FineDigital launching sat-nav with speech recognition


FineDigital has announced the imminent launch of its FineDrive Bio satellite navigation device which is able to respond to a user’s voice commands rather than needing to be tapped.

Using “Fine Speech Recongiser” technology from ETRI, which stores up to 450,000 words in its dictionary, users can speak their destination. It’s not clear whether they can also issue commands while driving, such as switching the map view or getting other statistics, but that would be very useful, and safer…