Free Cell Phone Direction Service Gets Voice Recognition Boost

Dial Directions said its free service, DIR-ECT-IONS, is now available in all cities in the continental United States. The service relies on speech recognition and voice interface technology. New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and other metro areas launched a limited release over the summer.
Callers tell the voice-activated service their originating location and their destination and receive instant text messages with MapQuest driving directions. [click heading for more]