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Alcatel's Genesys to Deliver Converged Enterprise Communications

SAN FRANCISCO - Genesys Telecommunications Laboratories, Inc. has signed a strategic agreement with Microsoft.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jan 2005

Weil, Gotshac and Manges Mobilizes its Workforce

Global law firm Weil, Gotshal and Manges switched from its legacy Octel voicemail system to CallXpress.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jan 2005

Cepstral Breaks the Two MB Voice Barrier

PITTSBURGH - Cepstral LLC announced a new software release capable of producing general unit selection text-to-speech (TTS) voices that are less than two megabytes in size.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jan 2005

Vocent Appoints Jeff Scheel as CEO

Vocent Solutions announced that Jeffrey A. Scheel has joined the company as president and CEO
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jan 2005

Amiura Selects Brooktrout's Voice and Fax Products for Lotus Domino Applications

ORLANDO - Brooktrout Technology, Inc. announced that Amiura, a member of IBM PartnerWorld focused on IBM Lotus Notes and Domino* products, now supports Brooktrout's TR1034™ and TruFax® series of intelligent fax boards in its Amiura Fax Server (AFS), and Brooktrout's TR1000™ voice platform in its Amiura Voice Gateway.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jan 2005

NextiraOne Enhances ServiceSelect Offering

NextiraOne introduced its ServiceSelect network support service.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jan 2005

Hammacher Schlemmer Selects Voxify to Automate Catalog Services

ALAMEDA, Calif. And NRF, N.Y. - Hammacher Schlemmer selected Voxify's Automated Agents™ to help clients track purchases and returns, as well as, request a catalog or change their mail preference.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jan 2005

VoiceObjects' Voice Application Demo Center Deployed on Voxpilot's Open Media Platform

COLOGNE and DUBLIN - VoiceObjects has deployed its voice application demo center on Voxpilot's Open Media Platform, hosted by Monaco Telecom.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jan 2005

Enterprise Fertile Area for Voice Biometrics

From TechNewsWorld - Jack M. Germain explains that biometrics devices have been slowly finding favor with business IT managers and some high-tech consumers. Specifically, voice recognition technology has been enthusiastically embraced by financial institutions and enterprise operations that rely on phone access to services.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jan 2005

ScanSoft SpeechPAK TALKS Nominated for Global Accessibility Award

PEABODY, Mass. - ScanSoft's SpeechPAK TALKS™ solution has been nominated for the 2005 GSM Association Awards for "Best Use of Mobile for Special Needs and Accessibility."
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jan 2005

Empirix Acquires CT Labs

Empirix has acquired CT Labs.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jan 2005

MacSpeech Releases ScriptPak for Word 2004

SAN FRANCISCO - MacSpeech announced its new ScriptPak for Microsoft Word 2004 at the Macworld Expo.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jan 2005

Roxann Swanson of Nortel Named Frost & Sullivan's 2005 Enterprise Applications Executive of the Year

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - Roxann Swanson, vice president and general manager, Multimedia Applications at Nortel, received the 2005 Enterprise Applications Executive of the Year Award from Frost & Sullivan at the Excellence in Information & Communications Technologies Awards Banquet.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jan 2005

Meet Saskia, the New Dutch Female Voice

Loquendo announced Saskia, the new Dutch female voice to accompany Willem, the Dutch male persona.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jan 2005

MacSpeech Releases Free PDF Tutorial for iListen

SALEM, N.H. - MacSpeech has released a free PDF tutorial for its iListen program.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jan 2005

Apptera Appoints New Chief Executive Officer

SAN BRUNO, Calif. - Apptera announced the appointment of Marketta Silvera as the company's new chief executive officer.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jan 2005

ScanSoft Speech Enables Cyramed

From Computer Business Review Online - Mountain Medical Technologies will integrate ScanSoft Dragon NaturallySpeaking® Medical to enable speech recognition within its Cyramed electronic medical records system.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jan 2005

Local Developer Signs with ScanSoft

From iTnews.com.au - An agreement signed with SpeechWorks enables System Solutions to incorporate ScanSoft's SpeechWorks automatic speech recognition (ASR) and text-to-speech (TTS) products into its MESSAGEmanager VoiceXML server.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jan 2005

Voice Partners Expands European Presence with Two VUI Consultants

PALO ALTO, Calif. —¬ Voice Partners announced the addition of two European VUI consultants to their international team: Stephen Mailey, formerly head of consulting for Fluency (UK), and Diego Montefusco, formerly of Tiscali, Italy.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jan 2005

Invores Systems Launches VoIP/SIP Voice Web Application Hosting Service

Invores Systems announces the availability of an interactive voice application hosting/subscription service for businesses, Total e-Call.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jan 2005

Crescendo Launches Speech Recognition Solution for UK Law Firms

LONDON - Crescendo Systems Limited introduces the back-end speech recognition solution, Crescendo Speech Processing, to the UK legal market.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jan 2005

VoiceVantage Announces Intent to Sell Proprietary Voice Verification Technology Assets

VoiceVantage announced its intent to sell its proprietary speaker authentication assets.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jan 2005

Office Depot and NetByTel Announce One-Year Extension of Telephone Self-Service Agreement

BOCA RATON, Fla. - Office Depot, Inc. announced that it has signed a one-year extension of its agreement with NetByTel.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jan 2005

Empirix Launches New Solution for Nortel Network's MPS 1000

BEDFORD, Mass. - Empirix® Inc. launched a new solution to help companies manage and improve the performance of Nortel Networks MPS 1000 interactive voice response (IVR) platforms.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jan 2005

Syntellect Re-Launches Vista and Interchange as Continuum

Syntellect re-launches Vista and Interchange as a combined offering to be called Continuum
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jan 2005

ScanSoft Speech Technology Enhances the New Mario Party 6 for Nintendo GameCube

PEABODY, Mass. - Nintendo has implemented a ScanSoft speech solution for the Nintendo GameCube™ game entitled Mario Party® 6.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jan 2005

VoiceMatch Joins RAINS Homeland Security Coalition

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. - VoiceMatch announced that it has joined RAINS (Regional Alliances for Infrastructure and Network Security), a private/public partnership focused on promoting the development and use of technology for homeland security and public safety.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jan 2005

VenturCom's BXP Software Selected by Time Warner Cable for Its Greensboro, NC Call Center Operations

WALTHAM, Mass. - Time Warner Cable's Greensboro, NC system has selected VenturCom's BXP software for its call center operations.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jan 2005

Loquendo TTS at the Service of Dortmund Firefighters

DORTMUND, Germany - The "Share" project develops a Push-To-Share mobile service that will provide critical multimodal communication support for emergency teams, such as firefighters, during rescue operations.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jan 2005