это вам не очки

17:02 | 24-01-2013 | Amazon, Apple, Economics, Google, Technology, The Great Game | 1 Comment

ну что, все по плану:

Amazon today announced that it is acquiring Ivona Software, a Polish-based specialist in voice technologies that competes with Nuance and is already used in the Kindle Fire for services covering text-to-speech, voice commands and “Explore by Touch.” The terms of the deal were not disclosed.

т.е., занимаются разработкой новых интерфейсов — например, голосовых. а там и очередной виток битвы за нашу гостинную комнату начнется — ведь не клавиатуру же, право слово, к телевизору подключать[1]?


  1. к слову:

    Tim Cook: In terms of the product that we sell today, Apple TV, we sold more last quarter than we’ve ever sold before, eclipsing 2 million during the quarter. It was up almost 60 percent year-on-year, and so there’s actually very good growth in that product. What was a small niche at one time of people that loved it is a much larger number that love it.



One Response to “это вам не очки”

  1. s says:

    Джон Грубер:

    I, for one, don’t think there’s anything irrational about Amazon. I admire them greatly, and think they’re a devilishly clever company. Who I think is irrational are the Amazon investors who support Amazon’s continuing lack of profits.

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