MacRumors reports today that references to Nuance speech recognition software features have been found in the first iOS 5 beta. Although there was no specific mention of Nuance when Apple launched iOS 5 at its WWDC this week, there have been plenty of rumours that voice recognition integration would still be very much involved when iOS 5 is finally launched in the Fall. In fact, MacRumors notes, following the Nuance no-show at WWDC this week, Robert Scoble had the following to say under the Comments section of a story about the lack of Nuance mentions at the WWDC on TechCrunch:
And it looks like he was completely spot on, as now, according to MacRumors, reliable source @ChronicWire has posted the above screenshot on Twitter of Nuance Dictation preferences that were just found in the iOS 5 builds.
Source: iOS Speech Recognition Settings Confirm Nuance-Apple Partnership - Mac Rumors