IBM Brings ViaVoice Dictation for Linux to Four New Distributors

IBM has announced that ViaVoice Dictation for Linux will run on distributions from Caldera Systems, Mandrake Software, SuSE Linux and TurboLinux. This makes IBM the only company to provide a voice technology solution for the Windows, Mac and Linux environments. The software is priced at $59.95 and includes a microphone headset. IBM's commitment to open source software and Linux is demonstrated by this move, which helps grow the end user segment of the Linux community.