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Accoona and Acapela Group Launch "Talking Search Bar"

>Accoona Corp., an artificial intelligence-based online search engine, and Acapela Group launched text-to-speech technology that will enable online users to highlight English-language text on the Internet to be read aloud in English. >
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 25 Apr 2006

Eicon Networks Delivers Telephony Interface Manager for Microsoft Speech Server 2004 R2

PLANO, Texas - Eicon Networks Corporation delivered a Telephony Interface Manager (TIM) for Microsoft Speech Server 2004 R2.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 25 Apr 2006

VOICE Community Offers Free VOICE Testcenter

The VOICE Testcenter offers free infrastructure for development, presentation, and tuning of speech applications and telephone services, that allows users to interact with computers.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 25 Apr 2006

Newspaper Agency Selects VoicePort

Newspaper Agency selected the VoicePort speech application, CircPort, to field circulation phone calls to its two prominent Utah-based newspapers; The Deseret Morning News and The Salt Lake Tribune.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 25 Apr 2006

Jingle Networks Selects Nuance Communications to Automate FREE411

Jingle Networks, developer of a nationwide free telephone directory assistance service (1-800-FREE411), selected automated directory assistance (DA) solutions from Nuance to help provide a consumer 411 service to consumers.>
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 25 Apr 2006

Genesys Releases Genesys 7.2 Contact Center Suite and Workforce Management Application

SAN FRANCISCO - Genesys Telecommunications Laboratories released Genesys 7.2, a new version of its contact center software suite.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 17 Apr 2006

Premiere Global Services Upgrades Its Speech Technology Platform

ATLANTA - Premiere Global Services, Inc. (NYSE: PGI) upgraded its speech technology platform.>
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 17 Apr 2006

Acapela Speech-enables App-line's Sibilo Offer

App-line partnered with Acapela to speech-enable its Sibilo® range in Europe, Canada and Northern Africa.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 17 Apr 2006

Plantronics Adds to Family of Wireless Office Headset Systems

SANTA CRUZ, Calif. - Plantronics, Inc. augmented its family of wireless office headset systems with three new products: the CS70 Wireless Office Headset System for executives, the SupraPlus® Wireless Headset System for phone-intensive users, and the Plantronics Voyager™ 510SL Bluetooth Headset System with WindSmart® for mobile users.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 17 Apr 2006

ECTACO Releases 2006 - Partner P800 Series Translators

ECTACO release the Partner P800 series devices with new languages.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 17 Apr 2006

The Paisley Group Gives BTSLogic Highest Directory Assistance Automation Rate in Study

BOWIE, Md. - BTSLogic, a division of LogicTree Corporation, achieved a 71 percent automation rate for all calls using its SEDA™ service in an independent audit by industry analyst The Paisley Group.>
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 17 Apr 2006

MacSpeech Certifies New Headsets From Andrea Electronics

SALEM, N.H. - MacSpeech certified four new microphones from Andrea Electronics.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 17 Apr 2006

VoiceVerified Launches Point Service Provider (PSP) Service

NEW HOPE, Pa. - VoiceVerified launched its patent-pending voice verification delivery platform, the VoiceVerified Point Service Provider (PSP).
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 10 Apr 2006

VoiceSignal Introduces Continuous Dictation for Mobile Phones

WOBURN, Mass. - VoiceSignal's continuous dictation solution will begin shipping this summer through mobile phone OEMs.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 10 Apr 2006

Eicon Networks and Esna Technologies Expand Strategic Partnership

TORONTO, Canada - Esna Technologies, Inc has entered into an agreement to purchase Eicon's Diva Server Boards and will be releasing Eicon's full suite of Diva® Server telephony hardware with their Telephony Office-LinX platform.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 10 Apr 2006

Presence Technology Releases Its Contact Center Software for the Open Source Asterisk PBX

Presence Technology plans to join the open source community after developing solutions integrated with Asterisk IP telephony platform. The company also announced that Presence Optimizer Voice is now available for the Asterisk PBX.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 10 Apr 2006

Tech S2 Releases CaseScribePC Wireless Dictation and Transcription Solution

LANSING, N.Y. - Tech S2, Inc. released CaseScribePC, the new desktop version of their CaseScribe hosted automated speech recognition transcription solution that allows users to dictate using a headset at their desktop PC, or upload audio files from a handheld digital voice recorder.>
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 10 Apr 2006

Parliant PhoneHerald Broadcast Dialer Uses Acapela Speech

Parliant Corp chose Acapela text-to-speech to give a voice to its new Mac-based PhoneHerald Broadcast Dialer.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 10 Apr 2006

VoiceGenie and CareTouch Communications Release Voice Application Service

DENVER, Colo. and TORONTO, On. - VoiceGenie Technologies Inc. and CareTouch Communications released a voice application service, "CareTouch™."
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 10 Apr 2006

Cineworld Awards Contract to Telephonetics

Telephonetics plc won a new contract with Cineworld Cinemas Ltd, a UK cinema chain, to supply automatic speech recognition (ASR) booking and information technology to all of their 78 U.K. and Irish sites.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 10 Apr 2006

MetroPCS Selects BeVocal

LAS VEGAS - MetroPCS selected BeVocal to automate its customer service experience.>
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 10 Apr 2006

Vocollect to Acquire Adherence Technologies

Vocollect entered an agreement to acquire Adherence Technologies.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 10 Apr 2006

U.S. Department of Defense Selects VoxGen

The U.S. Department of Defense selected VoxGen to add speech interface technology to its system that provides maintenance, operations, and engineering support for commercial and military vehicles.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 07 Apr 2006

Alcatel's Genesys to Acquire VoiceGenie

Alcatel plans for its Genesys subsidiary to acquire privately held VoiceGenie in an undisclosed cash transaction.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 06 Apr 2006

Nuance Communications and Gracenote Expand Partnership

LAS VEGAS - Nuance Communications, Inc. and Gracenote entered a joint partnership to develop and market speech-enabled solutions for digital music collections on mobile devices.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 04 Apr 2006

Acapela Group Releases Acapela Mobility 7.0

Acapela Mobility 7.0 offers voice databases ranging from 10 to 60 MB, support of Windows Mobile 5, Linux support and customer specific versions for mobile experiences.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 04 Apr 2006

Vocalocity Enters Strategic Licensing Agreement with Microsoft

Vocalocity entered into a long-term licensing agreement with Microsoft Corp.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 04 Apr 2006

Nuance Releases Nuance Dragon Mobile Dictation and Nuance Mobile

Nuance Communications released Dragon Mobile Dictation, a new technology for mobile device users to dictate SMS messages using continuous speech.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 04 Apr 2006

BeVocal Integrates With Solution Providers to Delivers Multi-channel Self Service

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. - BeVocal integrated with iLoop Mobile, Infospace, Qpass, VeriSign and Vesta Corporation to deliver a multi-channel self-service solution to wireless carriers.>
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 04 Apr 2006