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VoiceGenie and varetis Partner

MUNICH, Germany - VoiceGenie Technologies Inc. and varetis solutions GmbH partnered to deliver voice-automated directory assistance services.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Oct 2005

Voxeo Acquires Vocomo Customer Base and VoiceXML IVR Platform Technology

ORLANDO, FL - Voxeo Corporation acquired the customers, support contracts, and VoiceXML platform products of Vocomo Software Corporation.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Oct 2005

Cisco's New Tool for Emergency Communications

From ZDNet - According to Marguerite Reardon, "Cisco's communications system, called the Internet Protocol Interoperability and Collaboration Systems, or IPics, uses software to connect existing radio and cell phone networks over an IP network. Radio and cell phone conversations from various networks are converted into IP packets, and that traffic is sent over the existing IP-based data network. The packet data is then converted back to voice so that it can be heard over any and all of the participating networks."
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Oct 2005

Akimeka and VoxGen Join Forces

VoxGen was awarded a contract from Akimeka LLC, a US developer of medical applications and information displays for situational awareness.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Oct 2005

Banco Rió Selects Genesys to Transform Its Call Center

SAN FRANCISCO - Banco Rió, a subsidiary of Banco Santander in Argentina, has chosen Genesys Telecommunications Laboratories, Inc. to transform the Banco Rió call center into a multimedia contact center.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Oct 2005

VoiceObjects Establishes Worldwide Headquarters in Silicon Valley

SAN MATEO, Calif. - VoiceObjects has completed the legal formalities necessary to become a U.S. company, and has established its worldwide headquarters in Silicon Valley.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Oct 2005

Tuition Management Systems Selects VoiceGenie and Nuasis

LAS VEGAS - Tuition Management Systems (TMS) selected the combined VoiceGenie IVR and Nuasis IP contact center application.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Oct 2005

Voxeo Launches Products for Voice over IP Application Delivery

Voxeo released its VoIPCenter 6.0 SIP platform. The VoIPCenter SIP Media Server bundles English-language speech recognition and speech synthesis engines, and supports a variety of additional speech engines via support for the IETF Media Resource Control Protocol (MRCP) standard.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Oct 2005

Loquendo and CreaLog Sign Partnership Agreement

TURIN, Italy, and MUNICH, Germany - Loquendo and CreaLog have signed an agreement whereby CreaLog will integrate Loquendo's multilingual speech technologies into its CreaVoice Voice Portal.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Oct 2005

NCT Releases ClearSpeech for CSR's Bluetooth

NCT released its ClearSpeech technology for Cambridge Silicon Radio's BlueCore3.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Oct 2005

VIDA Software Opens Natural Interaction Technology

MADRID - VIDA Software launched its partner program.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Oct 2005

Loquendo and Dutchear Partner; Loquendo Releases Kate

TURIN, Italy and DELFT, The Netherlands - Loquendo and Dutchear partnered to implement speech-driven telephony applications. Loquendo also released Kate, the new, emotional UK English persona.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Oct 2005

Voxware Releases New VoiceXML Browser

LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J. - Voxware, Inc. released its VoiceXML Browser, VoxBrowserT, technology that voice enables Windows CE based devices for the logistics market.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Oct 2005

Metaphor Launches SpeechOutlook

WELLESLEY, Mass. - Metaphor Solutions released SpeechOutlook, which provides voice access to Microsoft Outlook contacts over any phone.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Oct 2005

Nexidia Launches Management Consulting Practice

ATLANTA - Nexidia launched a Management Consulting Practice designed to help customers maximize the impact of implementing Nexidia's speech analytics solution.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Oct 2005

Datria Integrates Its Voice-Enabled Ticket Management Software Applications with VoiceObjects' Voice Application Management System

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. and COLOGNE, Germany - Datria has integrated its voice-driven applications with VoiceObjects X5, the VAMS from VoiceObjects.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Oct 2005

Brooktrout and VoiceGenie Partner

NEEDHAM, Mass. - Brooktrout will incorporate VoiceGenie's VoiceXML technology into its SnowShore IP media server to help enable fixed and mobile service providers to bring to market speech-driven multimedia services.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Oct 2005

Microsoft Acquires Technology Assets From Unveil Technologies

REDMOND, Wash. - Microsoft Corp. has acquired certain intellectual property assets from Unveil Technologies Inc., a developer of enterprise call center technology and the Unveil Conversation Suite.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Oct 2005

Message Technologies Migrates to the Latest Version of VoiceGenie Platform

Message Technologies, Inc. (MTI) migrated to the latest version of the VoiceGenie VoiceXML platform and expanded its port capacity to 276 additional ports.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Oct 2005

Austin's Capital Region Transit Authority Launches VoiceXML-Based Voice Response Systems From VoiceGenie and Ontira

LAS VEGAS - Austin's Capital Region Transit Authority launched Ontira's speech-enabled Transit Response Systems powered by VoiceGenie.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Oct 2005

Loquendo and Comlet Sign Partnership Agreement

TURIN, Italy, and MUNICH, Germany - Loquendo and ComLet, a German systems integrator, have entered into an agreement which enables ComLet to integrate Loquendo's multilingual text-to-speech (TTS) and automatic speech recognition (ASR) engines into its CallPro Voice Portal solution.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Oct 2005

Independence Blue Cross Selects WebForPhone

PHILADELPHIA - Independence Blue Cross selected NetXentry LLC's WebforPhone, a provider of speech recognition for accessing the Internet via any phone, to deploy its Physician Referral using speech/phone self-service.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Oct 2005

salesforce.com and Genesys Will Extend Appforce On-Demand Platform

Genesys has been selected as one of the key computer telephony integration (CTI) platforms for Salesforce Service & Support, via a pre-built integration with salesforce.com's ATAPI 2.0 (Appforce Telephony API, formerly (STAPI), part of the Appforce on-demand platform.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Oct 2005

Microsoft Acquires Technology Assets From Unveil Technologies

REDMOND, Wash. - Microsoft Corp. has acquired certain intellectual property assets from Unveil Technologies Inc., a developer of enterprise call center technology and the Unveil Conversation Suite.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Oct 2005

Acapela Group Enriches Its Linux Offer

MONS, Belgium and TOULOUSE, France - Acapela Group released its Linux-made applications for voice synthesis technology in the telecom, mobility and automotive industries.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Oct 2005

NextUp Technologies Extends Relationship with Wizzard Software

PITTSBURGH - NextUp has extended their relationship with Wizzard Software and has selected AT&T Natural Voices Desktop edition for use in one of their assistive software applications, NextUp Talker™.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Oct 2005

Vivento Customer Services Expands Managed Services Portfolio with Genesys Outbound Voice

SAN FRANCISCO - Vivento Customer Services GmbH (VCS) has opted to expand its customer service portfolio for enterprises, deploying Genesys Outbound Voice as a new managed customer interaction service.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Oct 2005

ScanSoft's OmniPage Professional 15 Takes OCR Programs into New Territory

From PC Magazine - According to M. David Stone, "ScanSoft's OmniPage Professional 15 does so much more than optical character recognition (OCR)…Among the more significant new features is a set of image enhancement tools to improve scan quality (and thereby improve recognition results) without having to rescan; a form creation tool to let you turn paper forms into electronic versions that can be filled in on-screen; and the inclusion of Google Desktop Search, so you can find a file you've scanned in (as well as other files) by searching for words in the file."
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Oct 2005

Sky High Speed Selects Angel.com's Virtual Call Center

MCLEAN, Va. - Sky High Speed has deployed Angel.com's Virtual Call Center solution.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Oct 2005