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On Familiar Ground: Yahoo! and Nuance Settle Suit

Speech Technology Digest, Posted 28 Feb 2006

BeVocal Expands Management Team

Speech Technology Digest, Posted 28 Feb 2006

CallMiner Launches VSR Technology

Speech Technology Digest, Posted 28 Feb 2006

International Exposure for Aussie ICT

Melbourne-based ICT company, Inference Communications, is again growing its international portfolio by attending SpeechTEK West, San Francisco January 30- February 2, 2006.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 26 Jan 2006

MacSpeech Releases ScriptPak for GarageBand 2, Final Draft 7, Safari 2.0 and Mail 2.0

SALEM, N.H. - The new ScriptPaks install almost 100 commands for GarageBand, 300 commands for Safari 2.0 and Mail 2.0, and 250 commands for Final Draft 7 into iListen that allow the user to do virtually anything by voice that they would normally do using keyboard shortcuts or menus.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jan 2006

Wizzard Software Unveils New WizzTone Product for Skype's VoIP Service

PITTSBURGH - Wizzard Software plans to launch WizzTones, a software product that is enabled for Skype, a provider of free VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) solutions.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jan 2006

Microsoft and Google Reach Settlement

Microsoft reached a settlement with Google Inc. and former employee Kai-Fu Lee, ending litigation over Google's hiring of Kai-Fu Lee, who led Microsoft's speech technologies initiatives.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jan 2006

EZ Scores Voice-enables Sports Updates

SILVER SPRING, Md. - Maryland-based EZ Scores speech-enabled their sports update hotline.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jan 2006

Coveo Selects Dragon AudioMining from Nuance to Add Audio and Video Search to Microsoft SharePoint

BURLINGTON, Mass. - Coveo Solutions Inc., a developer of integrated search solutions for the desktop, the intranet and the Web has selected Dragon™ AudioMining™ for its Coveo Enterprise Search for Microsoft SharePoint.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jan 2006

Vocera Brings Star Trek to the Enterprise

From InfoWorld - According to Stephen Lawson, Once just a sci-fi fantasy, wireless communicator badges like those from the "Star Trek: The Next Generation" TV series are now being used in the workplace…. The Vocera Communications System consists of the communicator devices, plus Vocera software and a Nuance Communications speech-recognition engine on a server.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jan 2006

Cinema City Launches Voice-activated Ticket Purchasing Service

NETANYA, Israel - Cinema City, a cinema complex with 23 Cinema theaters in Israel, launched a new telephony service that enables purchasing movie tickets using speech recognition.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jan 2006

Black Box to Acquire U.S. and Canadian Operations of NextiraOne

Black Box signed a non-binding letter of intent to acquire the U.S. and Canadian commercial and U.S. government operations of NextiraOne.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jan 2006

Loquendo Unveils Embedded Speech Daemon

Loquendo released the Embedded Speech Daemon (Loquendo ESD), available on Windows™-based pocket devices.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jan 2006

iVoice Enters into Letter of Intent to Acquire Pharmaceutical Company

MATAWAN, N.J. - iVoice, Inc signed a non-binding letter of intent to acquire Thomas Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Dec 2005

Nuance Names Craig Peddie General Manager of Embedded Speech Solutions

BURLINGTON, Mass. - Nuance Communications, Inc. has named Craig Peddie as vice president and general manager of the embedded speech solutions business for the company's Speech Division.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Dec 2005

Angel.com Launches IVR University

MCLEAN, Va. - Angel.com will launch IVR University, an online training and development resource focused on teaching best practices in IVR design and implementation to business and technical users.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Dec 2005

VoxGen Launches Five-point Plan for Customers

VoxGen launched a five-point plan (C.A.L.L.S.) to help businesses reliant on calls, maximize the impact of their brand through the use of the voice.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Dec 2005

VoiceXML Forum Supports W3C's Decision to Include SIV in VoiceXML 3.0 and Appoints New Board of Directors Officers

PISCATAWAY, N.J. - The VoiceXML Forum supported the World Wide Web Consortium's (W3C's) decision to include speaker identification and verification (SIV) in the next version of the Voice Extensible Markup Language (VoiceXML).
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Dec 2005

Convergys Receives Frost & Sullivan 2005 Award for Leadership in CRM and Billing for Communications

Frost & Sullivan named Convergys the recipient of its 2005 Award for Competitive Strategy Leadership in CRM and Billing for Communications.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Dec 2005

Justice Ministry in Hesse Deploys Nuance's Dragon NaturallySpeaking to 1,300 Workstations

MUNICH, Germany and BURLINGTON, Mass. - The Hesse Justice Ministry will deploy Nuance Communications' Dragon NaturallySpeaking 8 Legal to more than 1,300 legal workstations.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Dec 2005

Nuance Introduces the Nuance Accessibility Suite

BURLINGTON, Mass. and GHENT, Belgium - Nuance Communications, Inc. released the Nuance Accessibility Suite, a mobile accessibility solution designed to help handset users take full advantage of mobile data with direct access to on-screen content and device functionality.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Dec 2005

Proside Partners with Loquendo

TURIN, Italy, and LISBON, Portugal - Proside incorporated Loquendo's speech technologies into its flagship solutions.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Dec 2005

Great American Technologies Launches Mailcall

NEWARK, N.J. - Great American Technologies added a new voice to e-mail with the launch of Mailcall.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Dec 2005

Metaphor Solutions Partners with XO Interactive

Metaphor Solutions and XO Interactive (XOI) signed a reseller agreement for XOI to deploy Metaphor's speech IVR applications on XOI's hosting infrastructure.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Dec 2005

NICE Enters Strategic Relationship with Honeywell

RA'ANANA, Israel - NICE Systems entered a strategic supply relationship with Honeywell that is designed to capitalize on the growth opportunities NICE expects to result from its recent decision to acquire FAST Video Security AG.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Dec 2005

Philips SpeechMagic Named European Technology Leader

Royal Philips Electronics' voice recognition technology SpeechMagic received the "European Technology Leadership Award" from Frost & Sullivan, following an analysis of the European health care speech recognition market.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Dec 2005

MacSpeech Releases ScriptPak for iPhoto 5

SALEM, N.H. - MacSpeech released a new ScriptPak for iPhoto version 5.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Dec 2005

Charles Fote Retires from First Data and Ric Duques Returns as CEO

DENVER - Charles T. Fote, chairman and chief executive officer of First Data Corp., has advised the board that he is retiring from the company for personal reasons.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Dec 2005

PTS Floors Deploys Speech Enabled Auto Attendant

PTS Floors selected SpeechSwitch to install a Speech Enabled Auto Attendant.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Dec 2005