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MacSpeech Releases iLife 06 ScriptPak Bundle

SALEM, N.H. - MacSpeech released a new ScriptPak bundle for iLife 06.>
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 03 Oct 2006

Wizzard Software Partners with Voice Factory International to Launch Audiobook Collection on the Switchpod Network

PITTSBURGH — Wizzard Software entered into a licensing agreement with Voice Factory International to add hours of voice recorded audiobooks, in multiple genres, to the Switchpod Network.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 03 Oct 2006

Loquendo's TTS Integrated into Ontira's IVR

TURIN, Italy - Loquendo and Ontira, a provider of Automated Traveler Information Systems (ATIS) technology, integrated Loquendo's text-to-speech into Ontira's Interactive Voice Response solutions.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 03 Oct 2006

Wizzard Software Acquires Second Podcasting Company

PITTSBURGH — Wizzard Software acquired a second podcasting company, Blast Podcast, an advertising technology and hosting service provider in the podcasting world.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 03 Oct 2006

Witness Systems Acquires Demos Solutions Consulting Group and Exametric

Witness Systems acquired Demos Solutions Consulting Group and Exametric, two suppliers of enterprise productivity and resource planning solutions to the financial services industry.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 03 Oct 2006

Be Here's VoIP Collaboration Phone Is Here

The company's first integrated voice, video, and data phone enables the three million VoIP-converted conference tables in the enterprise.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 26 Sep 2006

Aspect Quality Management 2.5.1 is Available

The product offers integration with Aspect Signature ACS, capturing voice within the ACD enables improved quality management results.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 26 Sep 2006

Cantata Appoints New Vice President of Sales

The company taps an industry veteran from Nuera Communications as vice president of sales for its NAR and CALA regions.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 26 Sep 2006

Boost IVR Performance and Call Quality

Plum Voice Portals unveils VoiceXML platform enhancements that boost the performance, the call quality, and the manageability of the company's IVR solutions.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 26 Sep 2006

AVST Distributes Its CallXpress Speech Server

Seneca-based speech recognition application boasts a variety of usability features and performance enhancements.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 26 Sep 2006

VXI's Wirless Headsets Get Nuance Certified

VXI BlueParrott TalkPro Bluetooth wireless headsets B1000-GTX and B150-GTX are certified by Nuance Communications for use with Dragon NaturallySpeaking speech recognition software.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 26 Sep 2006

Fanstel Implements VoIP Phone Reference Design

The company selects Unicoi Systems and Analog Devices for its VoIP telephones and speakerphones.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 26 Sep 2006

RadioPronexus Answers "Why Speech for Field Service Automation?"

Podcast series features discussions with leading experts in speech and field service.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 26 Sep 2006

Interactive Intelligence Banks On IP

The company released its latest SIP-based predictive dialer and gateway.>
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 26 Sep 2006

LumenVox Releases Speech Tuner v7.0

Beta version offers LumenVox speech recognition users new GUI and increased performance.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 19 Sep 2006

CommuniGate and Voxeo Partner to Simplify Enterprise VoIP and Data Communications

CommuniGate Systems, a scalable carrier-class Internet Communications solutions provider, and Voxeo Corporation, a provider of premise and hosted VoIP and IVR systems, announced an agreement that will enable both companies to offer affordable turnkey communications servers.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 19 Sep 2006

SER Solutions Appoints New Vice President of Sales for the UK and Europe

SER Solutions, Inc., a provider of call management and speech analytics solutions, announced that Manuel Fernandez has been appointed vice president of sales for the United Kingdom and Europe.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 19 Sep 2006

Persay Tops Speaker Verification List

Persay's VocalPassword is ranked number 1 in verification accuracy.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 19 Sep 2006

ScanDis Chooses Acapela's Danish Voice, 'Mette', For Its Software Suite

Acapela's Danish voice, 'Mette', will voice enable ScanDis' software Suite, designed to support people with learning disabilities including dyslexia.>
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 19 Sep 2006

Security for Speech and Data Encryption on Smart Phones and PDAs Arrives

Utimaco, a data security company and GSMK, the mobile voice security company are launching the first PDA and smart phone security solution capable of simultaneously encrypting both voice and data.>
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 19 Sep 2006

VoIP Outperforms PSTN in Audio Quality

Keynote's third VoIP competitive intelligence study revealed that overall VoIP quality has improved across the board since Keynote's last study in December 2005 and that the leading VoIP providers have actually surpassed PSTN (traditional phone service) in overall audio quality, but still lag behind PSTN in audio delay.>
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 19 Sep 2006

Loquendo Builds Out Robot 5

The company unveiled the integration of Loquendo TTS and Loquendo ASR into the COM plan + service existing platform, Robot 5.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 19 Sep 2006

Digium Releases Speech Starter Kit With LumenVox Speech Engine

SAN DIEGO, Calif. - Digium Inc., the Asterisk company, launched a Speech Starter Kit included in the Asterisk Business Edition at no additional charge.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 12 Sep 2006

Innotech Releases SurfBoard Remote Control

PORT JEFFERSON, N.Y. — Innotech Systems released a new voice-interactive SurfBoard Remote Control.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 12 Sep 2006

Acapela Phonemes Chosen for NAVTEQ Voice

Acapela and NAVTEQ have combined their knowledge to use speech synthesis and adapt this to the specific requirements of the map data environment.>
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 12 Sep 2006

Pronexus Software Powers Liquid11's Call Management Service

OTTAWA, Canada - Liquid11 developed and deployed SwitchboardFREE, a free online call management system in the UK using the Pronexus' VBVoice IVR development environment.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 12 Sep 2006

NMS Communications Releases the Vision Video Gateway

BOSTON, Mass. — NMS Communications released the Vision Video Gateway, the latest member of the Vision family of communications platforms.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 12 Sep 2006

HTK Appoints Chris Ford as International Sales Director

HTK appointed Chris Ford as sales director. Ford also joins the executive board of HTK.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 12 Sep 2006

Green Mountain Energy Replaces IVR System

Green Mountain Energy, a provider of cleaner electricity, selected Envox Worldwide to provide next-generation voice solutions for its customer service operations.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 12 Sep 2006