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Eckoh and Genesys Announce Strategic Technology Partnership

Genesys Telecommunications Laboratories has joined forces with Eckoh to address the rapidly growing market for hosted self-service solutions.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 13 Jun 2007

Fastlink Launches First Middle Eastern Speech Recognition System

Fastlink has just launched Hala, the first automatic speech recognition (ASR) system in the Middle East and first to accommodate the Arabic language.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 13 Jun 2007

ONSITE3 Offers Voice-to-Text Conversion for E-Discovery

Onsite3 added voice-to-text conversion capabilities to its Electronic Evidence Enterprise (E3) Platform for fast Electronic Discovery processing.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 13 Jun 2007

Avaya Is Set to Go Private

Two private equity firms rather than a competitor are acquiring the company in a deal valued at about $8.2 billion; analysts see it as positive, but wonder what might have been under a rival.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 06 Jun 2007

SpeechSwitch Launches Online Audio Production Store

SpeechSwitch recently contracted with Holdcom to create a branded online audio production store, offering audio marketing tools like message-on-hold solutions and voice prompt production for telephone call processing and Web audio applications.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 05 Jun 2007

Icarus Studios Selects Vivox to Deliver Voice to 3D Online Worlds

Vivox signed a deal with Icarus Studios to integrate the Vivox Precision Studio SDK with the Icarus Developer Tools Suite, offering online virtual world developers a full-featured voice solution.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 05 Jun 2007

Switchvox Now Interoperable with Cbeyond’s BeyondVoice

Switchvox's PBX phone systems for small and mid-sized businesses are now interoperable with Cbeyond's SIP Trunking service, BeyondVoice with SIPconnect.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 05 Jun 2007

Metro One Signs Contract with One Communications

Under a new agreement signed last week, Metro One Telecommunications will provide its enhanced directory assistance and other services to subscribers of competitive local exchange carrier One Communications.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 05 Jun 2007

Active Voice Adds Visual Dimension to Messaging

Active Voice, a provider of voice mail, unified communications, and speech-activated solutions, will release VideoMail, an application that will allow users to create and deliver video messages and screen captures via e-mail.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 05 Jun 2007

CosmoCom Upgrades Unified Customer Communications Platform

CosmoCom recently released CosmoCall Universe (CCU) version 5.1, containing major system enhancements based on customer experience and feedback.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 05 Jun 2007

j2 Takes Voice Services Global

LOS ANGELES -- j2 Global Communications, a provider of outsourced, value-added messaging and communications services, has expanded its voice service into eight additional European markets.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 05 Jun 2007

SoundBite Communications Releases Autopayment Interface

BURLINGTON, Mass. -- SoundBite Communications released the SoundBite Agentless Direct Collect autopayment interface for its customer communications platform yesterday.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 29 May 2007

ICT GROUP and UTOPY Announce Strategic Marketing Partnership

ICT Group and UTOPY announced a strategic partnership and co-marketing agreement under which ICT GROUP will use the UTOPY speech analytics software for agent-facing quality, training, and process improvement programs.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 29 May 2007

Call Genie, TELUS Sign MOU

Call Genie has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Canadian telecommunications provider TELUS for the use of its Enhanced Voice Directory (EVD) solution for business category search in the United States.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 29 May 2007

One Voice Adds Mohave Wireless to Growing List of Wireless Customers

One Voice Technologies and Mohave Wireless have signed a multiyear contract that will allow Mohave to offer One Voice's MobileVoice services, which include group conference calling, reading and email- and voice-to-text messaging, along with One Voice's Talking Telephone Book.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 29 May 2007

VoiceSignal Announces Strategic License Agreement with Pantech

VoiceSignal and Pantech Group have entered into a new three-year strategic license agreement which gives Pantech the ability to develop voice-enabled mobile phones using all of VoiceSignal's applications.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 29 May 2007

VuBotics and MagneticTime to Co-Develop Speech and Reading Application

VuBotics and MagneticTime recently announced a strategic partnership to develop software combining MagneticTime's speech technology software with VuBotics' VuIT advanced reading technology.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 29 May 2007

VoIPshield Security Suite Debuts

VoIPshield Systems announced the VoIPshield Security Suite, a comprehensive set of VoIP security applications purpose-built to protect VoIP networks.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 29 May 2007

GotVoice Announces Voicemail-to-Email Solution

GotVoice launched GotVoice Business Services, providing a voicemail-to-email solution for existing work or private branch exchange (PBX) voicemail systems and handsets.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 29 May 2007

PATLive Releases Voice Broadcasting Service

PATLive released its Voice Broadcasting System last week after several months of beta testing. PATLive's Voice Broadcasting Service enables organizations to simultaneously contact multiple people.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 29 May 2007

New Asia VP at Aspect Software

Aspect Software has named Lui Simhua as vice president of the Asia Pacific and Middle East region.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 29 May 2007

Syniverse Names David Hitchcock as CFO

Syniverse Technologies named David W. Hitchcock as chief financial officer. Hitchcock joins Syniverse from Alcatel-Lucent, where he has held the position of chief financial officer for North America since 2006.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 29 May 2007

Telecom Upgrades Network with Ditech Noise Cancellation

Telecommunications provider Global Crossing will use Ditech Networks Voice Quality Assurance (VQA) technology to enhance the voice quality of calls received from international destinations on the Global Crossing Ready-Access on-demand audio collaboration services network.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 29 May 2007

SpeechCycle to Work with University to Expand Recognition

SpeechCycle and Ulm University in Germany have forged a partnership to develop new methodologies in the area of telephony-based speech recognition.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 29 May 2007

Sybase Expands into Telematics and Embedded Devices

Sybase iAnywhere is enhancing its presence in the telematics and embedded devices markets by enabling embedded applications to provide intelligent user interfaces and context-aware user interactions.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 29 May 2007

PlayStation Portable Gets Voice/Video Call Features

LONDON -- Sony's PlayStation Portable will benefit from the addition of wireless broadband functions, following a deal Sony has signed with BT.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 29 May 2007

VoiceSignal Releases Next Generation of VSpeak

WOBURN, Mass. - The latest version of VoiceSignal's VSpeak embedded text-to-speech solution is now available in English, French, German, Italian, and Spanish.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 23 May 2007

Fonix Announces FonixTalk TTS

SALT LAKE CITY-- Fonix Speech released FonixTalk 6.0, an updated version of its text-to-speech (TTS) technology.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 22 May 2007

Cadre Technologies' New Mobile Logistics Feature

DENVER--Cadre Technologies' new Cadence Mobile Logistics (CML) is a Microsoft Windows-based mobile-user system that lets warehouse workers capture data through touch-screen, barcode scanner, camera, radio frequency identification (RFID), or voice technology on a single hand-held computer
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 22 May 2007