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Partner Communications Launches Song Dedication Service in Russian

Partner Communications, an Israeli mobile communications company and operator of the orange network in Israel, launched a service that enables its subscribers to send personalized songs to friends and relatives in Russian.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2005

NAVIGON Speech-Enables Navigation Systems on PDA Devices

NAVIGON, a provider of mobile navigation solutions, selected ScanSoft's VoCon 3200 Embedded Development System 2.0 to speech-enable MobileNavigator 5.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2005

Eicon Releases Diva SDK Version 3.5, Shiva 1100 Wireless VPN Gateway and Shiva 4102 SSL VPN Gateway

Eicon Networks released the Diva Server SDK Version 3.5, the Shiva 1100 Wireless VPN Gateway, and the Shiva 4102 SSL VPN Gateway.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2005

VeriSign Selects Authentify to Automate Delivery of Digital Certificates to Businesses

CHICAGO - VeriSign, Inc. is using the Authentify voice-based authentication service as part of its validation services.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2005

MacSpeech Releases ScriptPak for TurboTax 2004

SALEM, N.H. - MacSpeech released a ScriptPak for TurboTax 2004.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2005

LumenVox Releases ArtiSpeech Version 2.0

SAN DIEGO - LumenVox released ArtiSpeech Version 2.0, which integrates with Vertical Communication's (Artisoft) TeleVantage®.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2005

ScanSoft Launches SpeechPAK TALKS 2.0 for Blind and Low-Vision Customers

PEABODY, Mass. - ScanSoft, Inc. released SpeechPAK TALKS™ 2.0, the latest edition of its application designed for eyes-free audio access to mobile phones.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2005

The University of Utah Selects TeleData's T3 Platform for its Voice Messaging Needs

NEW YORK - The University of Utah awarded its "Next Generation Voice" telephony contract to Americom.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2005

Microsoft Speech Server Experiences Accelerated Adoption

Part of the Windows Server System family of products, Microsoft Speech Server 2004 has been recognized by the industry as an enterprise-capable solution, recently winning Frost & Sullivan's 2005 Enterprise Infrastructure Product of the Year Award.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2005

Edify and NMS Communications Announce Speech Scalability

SANTA CLARA, Calif. and FRAMINGHAM, Mass. - Edify Corporation and NMS Communications have announced a new level of scalability with 480 speech ports on a single server.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2005

Wizzard Software Teams with Next IT Corporation to Add Voice to Active Agent Virtual Assistant

PITTSBURGH - Next IT Corporation has chosen Wizzard's version of the AT&T Natural Voices® Speech Engine offering for use in its Active Agent Virtual Assistant Suite.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2005

InquireTec Partners with 4D Inc. to Provide Voice-powered Databases

SAN JOSE, and DELHI, Calif. - InquireTec Software teamed with 4D Inc. to create a developer toolset called Inquire4D.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2005

H&R Block Selects NetByTel Partners to Assist Tax Filers with Locating their Tax Office of Choice

BOCA RATON, Fla. - H&R Block® launched a telephone location service from NetByTel® that allows taxpayers to locate the nearest H&R Block location by calling 1.800.HRBlock or 1.800.472.5625.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2005

Envox Acquires Intel's NetMerge Call Processing Software and NetMerge CT-ADE Products

Envox Worldwide has acquired Intel NetMerge Call Processing Software and NetMerge CT Application Development Environment (CT ADE) products.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2005

eSpindle Learning Selects Wizzard Software for Online Tutoring Program

PITTSBURGH - eSpindle Learning Inc. has chosen Wizzard's AT&T Natural Voices Speech Engine offering for use in their customized online tutoring of English spelling exercises.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2005

Save-A-Lot Selects VoiceLogistics

Save-A-Lot has selected and implemented Voxware's voice-directed logistics solution, VoiceLogistics.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2005

City of San Jose Selects Nortel to Provide Network for New City Hall

SAN JOSE, Calif. - The City of San Jose has selected Nortel to provide a converged communications network for the new San Jose City Hall to help city officials collaborate and serve constituents.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2005

Kurzweil Educational Systems Unveils New License-to-Go Features

LOS ANGELES and BEDFORD, Mass. - Kurzweil Educational Systems, Inc. unveiled Kurzweil 3000T for Windows Version 9 at the 2005 California State University of Northridge (CSUN) "Technology and Persons with Disabilities" Conference.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2005

Loquendo TTS Powers W3C Standardization Activities

TURIN, Italy - Loquendo, as part of ongoing commitment to W3C standardization activities, has donated its speech technologies to the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) for creating speech-enabled demos.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2005

Pronexus VeoConnectT Speech-enabled Auto Attendant Receives Microsoft ISV Certification

OTTAWA, Canada - Pronexus Inc. announced that it has received ISV (Independent Software Vendor) certification from Microsoft Corporation for VeoConnect, its speech-enabled auto attendant.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2005

Loquendo Unveils New Male UK English Voice

Loquendo releases Simon, a male UK English text-to-speech persona.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2005

RDA Group Signs New Contract with Message Technologies

RDA Group signed a new contract with Message Technologies
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2005

Speech in Space: International Space Station Blasts Off with Nuance Speech Recognition

Clarissa is the International Space Station's new speech-powered virtual assistant, and she helps astronauts check out space suits and analyze drinking water quality - all via voice.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2005

Northumbria Healthcare NHS Trust Selects Philips SpeechMagic

VIENNA, Austria - Northumbria Healthcare NHS Trust will be implementing SpeechMagic.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2005

PEIKER acustic Offers Voice-operated Systems and Joins Mercedes-Benz to Integrate Apple iPod®

FRIEDRICHSDORF - PEIKER acustic GmbH & Co. KG has turned its attention to the new technology of in-car speech recognition with the establishment of its skills center for speech-operated systems and vehicle bus connections in the Swabian town of Böblingen. Also, PEIKER acustic GmbH & Co. integrates KG Apple iPod® in Mercedes-Benz.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2005

gh's MathSpeak Finds Its "Voice" With Pittsburgh Speech Synthesis Company

Gh has chosen Cepstral to give its MathSpeak assistive software technology a synthetic voice.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2005

ScanSoft Delivers Solutions for VoIP

PEABODY, Mass. - ScanSoft, Inc. delivered a portfolio of solutions, services and technologies optimized for Voice-over-Internet Protocol (VoIP) that enable next-generation speech-based applications.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2005

The P&A Group Updates IVR System to iVoice IVR Release 3.0

MATAWAN, N.J. - The P&A Group has updated its IVR system to the iVoice IVR release 3.0, provided by iVoice's subsidiary iVoice Technology, Inc.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2005

VoiceObjects Announces Next Generation of its Voice Application Management System - VoiceObjects X5

COLOGNE, Germany and BOSTON - VoiceObjects released VoiceObjects X5, a VAMS that features a scalable server architecture.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2005