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Torsten Brand, Nuance Product Manager for Talks and Zooms, Dies at 47
J.J. Meddaugh Tuesday, 13-Apr-2010 12:26 PM ET
Torsten Brand, one of the most influencial men in the development of accessible cellular phone software, has died of complications from an operation.. He was 47. Torsten attended Universität Hannover in Germany from 1984-1991. In 2002, he partnered with Marcus Groeber and founded Brand & Groeber Communications, which began development of screen reading technology for Nokia phones. In 2004, the startup was purchased by Scansoft, which later became Nuance.
MOBILE PHONE FOR VISUALLY IMPAIRED discussing the first version of Talks for the Nokia 9210 Communicator - BBC Radio 4 In Touch, November 19, 2002
Displaying 1 comment.S60something Tuesday, 13-Apr-2010 6:19 PM ET:
Torsten will be sorely missed by all who knew him. His accomplishments live on, however. Thank you, Torsten.
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J.J. Meddaugh is an experienced technology writer and computer enthusiast. He is a graduate of Western Michigan University with a major in telecommunications management and a minor in business. When not writing for Blind Bargains, he enjoys travel, playing the keyboard, and meeting new people.
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