25 September 2017
Find out more

E*Trade adds voice recognition to iPhone app

18 April 2012  |  1720 views  |  0 Source: E*Trade Financial

E*Trade Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: ETFC) today announced the introduction of voice recognition on E*Trade Mobile for iPhone, enabling users to access stock quotes, news and options chains, navigate to their portfolios and launch a stock order ticket, all with the power of their own voice.(1)

"Investors are becoming more accustomed to interacting with voice-enabled technology, and we're proud to be one of the first to offer this innovative feature to our mobile users," said Michael Curcio, President, E*TRADE Securities. "By integrating voice technology, E*TRADE provides a mobile experience unlike any other - creating a state-of-the-art and convenient approach to navigation."

iPhone users can access the feature with the latest version of E*TRADE Mobile, which is available through the Apple App Store. Simply tap the microphone icon at the top right corner of any screen and say a command. For example, find stock quotes by speaking a stock name or symbol, access personal investment information by saying, "show me my portfolio," or pull up a stock order ticket by asking to buy or sell a stock name or symbol. The feature - one of the first among financial service mobile applications - is powered by Nuance Communications, Inc.'s (Nasdaq: NUAN - News) Dragon voice recognition technology. E*TRADE plans to roll out the same capability on Android™ smartphones later this year.

E*TRADE has also introduced a number of new capabilities on iPhone and Android, including:

  • Barcode Scanning for iPhone and Android: Snap a photo of a barcode and, if available, get details on the publicly traded company associated with the product
  • Chart Comparison Enhancement for iPhone and Android: Compare stocks to other stocks or market indices, all on the same chart
  • Analyst Reports for iPhone: Access stock-specific analyst reports from some of the most widely trusted research providers
  • CNBC Video for iPhone: Currently available on Android, iPhone users can now filter video reports based on preferences and interests through CNBC Video on Demand (2)
  • Mobile Check Deposit for Android: Launched earlier this year on iPhone, Android users can now deposit checks directly with their smartphone camera
  • Mutual Fund Trading for iPhone and Android 

1. Securities products and services offered by E*TRADE Securities LLC, Member FINRA /SIPC.
2. CNBC video for iPhone and Android is available at no additional charge to E*TRADE Pro Elite active trader customers who execute at least 30 stock or options trades during a calendar quarter. To continue receiving access to this feature, users must execute at least 30 stock or options trades by the end of the following calendar quarter. 

Comments: (0)

Comment on this story (membership required)

Related company news

 

Related blogs

Create a blog about this story (membership required)
visit www.temenos.comvisit www.ncr.comvisit www.sibos.com

Top topics

Most viewed Most shared
AXA launches blockchain to cover late flight compensationAXA launches blockchain to cover late flig...
10941 views comments | 15 tweets | 30 linkedin
SBI Ripple Asia advances on South KoreaSBI Ripple Asia advances on South Korea
8880 views comments | 16 tweets | 1 linkedin
Apple P2P payments service nears launchApple P2P payments service nears launch
8789 views comments | 19 tweets | 27 linkedin
European Commission makes fintech a priority in supervisory shakeupEuropean Commission makes fintech a priori...
8459 views comments | 33 tweets | 46 linkedin
hands typing furiouslyBlockchain is a new way of thinking?
6946 views 1 | 8 tweets | 1 linkedin

Featured job

Find your next job