Sensory Joins MontaVista Partner Program to Help Embedded Linux Developers

4/22/2005 - Sensory, Inc., the leader in embedded speech technology, announced it has joined the MontaVista® Partner Program. Embedded developers using MontaVista® Linux® Professional Edition can now implement speaker independent speech recognition functionality and an improved user interface for a wide variety of consumer electronics applications with Sensory’s FluentSoft® Software Development Kit.

“Sensory has over ten years of experience in developing embedded speech technologies,” says Todd Mozer, President and CEO of Sensory. “Our FluentSoft SDK has been ported and tested with MontaVista Linux Professional Edition, which will enable quick customer deployment of voice enabled projects, such as next generation mobile communications.”

MontaVista Linux Professional Edition boasts the industry’s most comprehensive support for embedded processor architectures, CPU boards and software components. It is a complete development platform and operating environment for communication devices. Pro, which now targets more than 30 processors from eight industry-leading architectures, is one the most widely deployed embedded Linux platforms in the market today. This award-winning product contains an impressive array of cross-development tools for system and application development, unparalleled processor and board support, and hundreds of deployable utilities, libraries, drivers, and other run-time components.

“We are excited that Sensory has joined the MontaVista Partner Program,” said, Peder Ulander, Vice President of Marketing, MontaVista Software. “Many developers are looking at MontaVista Linux as a strategic development platform. Together with Sensory, we can deliver a robust speech recognition Solution.”

The FluentSoft SDK offers advanced features like word spotting, phrase spotting, and continuous digit recognition all working together to eliminate the limitations of discrete word command-and-control. Recognition sets can be dynamically built on the device on the fly, and are created using text-based input with no training required. For a limited time, qualified MontaVista Partners may obtain a fully functional copy of the FluentSoft Software Development Kit by contacting Sensory Sales at 408-240-1577 or

About Sensory, Inc.
Sensory, Inc., based in Santa Clara, CA, is the world leader in embedded speech technologies. Sensory’s speech technologies include language training, speech recognition, speaker verification, speech synthesis, and animated speech, and are used in consumer electronics, cell phones, PDA’s, Internet appliances, interactive toys, automobiles, and other applications where low cost and high quality is essential. Sensory offers a complete line of integrated circuit and embedded software solutions to customers such as Hasbro, JVC, Kenwood, Matsushita, Mattel, Mitsubishi, Sharper Image, Sony, Toshiba, Uniden and many others. Sensory is a profitable, privately held company founded in 1994. More information can be found at

Linux is a registered trademark of Linus Torvalds. MontaVista and DevRocket are trademarks or registered trademarks of MontaVista Software, Inc. Fluent Speech is a registered trademark of Sensory, Inc.

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