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NICE Named Industry Leader by Independent Analyst Firm Frost & Sullivan

RA'ANANA, Israel - In the recent 2005 study by Frost & Sullivan entitled World Agent Performance Optimization Market, NICE Systems ranked first in the global quality monitoring market.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2005

Avaya Releases New Contact Center Solution

BASKING RIDGE, N.J. - Avaya Inc. released Avaya Proactive Contact 3.0, which can call customers, detect a live connection, and then ensure the right agent is connected to the customer.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2005

Acapela Releases New Arabic Speech Solutions

MONS, Belgium and TOULOUSE, France - Acapela Group has created Youssef, a male Arabic voice; released its Arabic speech synthesis for Linux; and made its virtual recording studio, Virtual Speaker, available to the Arabic speaking market.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2005

Adherence Technologies Selects Envox 6 to Power Speech and VoIP Solutions

Adherence Technologies has selected Envox 6 to power its AccuNurse product.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2005

Witness Systems Launches Impact 360 Solution

Witness Systems introduced its new workforce optimization solution - Impact 360.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2005

Eicon Networks Becomes Tenant in tekVizion Labs

Eicon Networks has entered into an agreement with tekVizion PVS to become a Premier Tenant in tekVizion Labs.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2005

Fluency Appoints David Johnson to Head Professional Services Team

Fluency Voice Technology appointed David Johnson as vice president of professional services.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2005

Voice Print International Continues European Expansion

CAMARILLO, Calif. - Voice Print International has officially opened its new European headquarters located in London, England.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2005

Aculab Adds Third Party Call Control for Prosody X

MILTON KEYES, U.K. - Aculab released the Aculab SIP Bridge, for third party call control, with its next generation media processing resources platform - Prosody X.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2005

MacSpeech Reaches out to Hurricane Victims

SALEM, N.H. - MacSpeech will donate two percent of its profits for the month of September to the Red Cross to benefit victims of Hurricane Katrina.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2005

Motorola Licenses Fonix Speech Interface for Mobile Phones

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah - Motorola has entered a licensing agreement with The Fonix Speech Group to use Fonix DECtalk® text-to-speech (TTS) technology on upcoming mobile phones.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2005

Empirix Receives Frost & Sullivan Customer Contact Center Testing Award

Empirix has won the 2005 Customer Contact Center Testing & Management Technology Leadership of the Year Award from research firm Frost & Sullivan. The award recognizes Empirix's Hammer Contact Center testing system and OneSight monitoring and management system.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2005

XO Interactive Deploys Convedia Media Servers for VoIP-Enabled Interactive Voice Response Solutions

BOSTON, Mass. - XO Interactive has deployed Convedia's CMS-6000 media servers in its nationwide Voice over IP (VOIP) network.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2005

Voxware Releases VoxBrowser and VoxManager 1.0

Voxware released its VoiceXML browser technology, VoxBrowser as well as VoxManager 1.0, a Web-based program that configures user access and administers the voice-enabled units powered by Voxware.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2005

Avaya Acquires Nimcat Networks

BASKING RIDGE, N.J. - Avaya Inc. has acquired Nimcat Networks, a developer of embedded, peer-to-peer IP (Internet Protocol) communications applications software.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2005

The Citizens of Barcelona and Turin Select Loquendo Technology to Power Services

The Municipality of Barcelona's "Large Object Collection" service and the Municipality of Turin's "Cultural Agenda" information service, developed in the context of the EU-funded HOPS IST project, are leveraging Loquendo's speech technology and natural language dialogue.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2005

iVoice Announces Digital Telephony Solutions for Siemens Platforms

MATAWAN, NJ - iVoice Inc. announced a digitalcommunication solution that incorporates its Speech EnabledAutoAttendant, Voicemail and Unified Messaging applications for SiemensHicom 300 H, Hicom 300 International, Hicom 150 H, and Rolm 9751, PrivateBranch Exchange (PBX) switches.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2005

AVST Adds 30 New Resellers

FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif. - Applied Voice & Speech Technologies, Inc. (AVST) has added 30 new resellers to its channel program this year, giving the company a total of more than 200 channel partners worldwide.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2005

Edify Announces 'Voice Studio' Enabling Speech Development

SANTA CLARA, Calif. - Edify Corporation released Edify Voice Studio™.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2005

Skype's Voice Services Program Receives Support From MAP Telecom

MONACO - MAP Telecom is helping Skype enable application developers and content providers create new revenue streams by offering their voice services to the global Skype community of more than 52 million users.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2005

FunkTrans Fleet Management System Selects Acapela

FunkTrans Termintransport GmbH has chosen the digital disposition and fleet management system from UniDiCom, which is speech-enabled by Acapela.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2005

VoxGen Awarded Speech Technology Patent

The UK Patent Office has awarded speech recognition specialist, VoxGen, a patent for speech systems that incorporate conversations that are synchronized with any other user interface, such as a graphical user interface.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2005

Grammy Thailand Mobile Subscribers Use Speech to Access Multimedia Entertainment

Grammy Thailand, a creator of multimedia entertainment content, is using the Contarra speech solution.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2005

Carrius Names John McNamara Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales

RICHARDSON, TX - Carrius Technologies, Inc. appointed John McNamara as its new senior vice president of worldwide sales.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2005

Philips Releases SpeechExec and SpeechMike

ATLANTA - Royal Philips Electronics released its new dictation and transcription software, SpeechExec, that processes dictation voice files from recording to archiving and can be configured according to each user's preferences.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2005

PhotoTLC Selects Voxify Automated Agents to Handle Calls

PhotoTLC selected Voxify Automated Agents.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2005

Loquendo Presents New Expressive Portuguese Voice

Loquendo presents Eusebio, the new expressive voice for the Portuguese language.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2005

Image Matters, Broadstrokes Enter Joint Marketing Agreement that Combines Voice and Geospatial Technologies

Image Matters, a provider in geospatial information technology solutions and Broadstrokes, an XML Web service for data and voice communication, have signed a joint marketing agreement through which both companies will work together to increase market reach and attract new customers.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2005

Convergys Names Dave Dougherty President and Chief Operating Officer

CINCINNATI - Convergys Corporation has named David F. Dougherty to president and chief operating officer (COO) of Convergys.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2005