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OC3 Entertainment's FaceFX Product to Use Fonix VoiceIn Technology

MORRISVILLE, N.C. - OC3 Entertainment will use Fonix VoiceIn™ speech recognition technology in the FaceFX product.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2005

Genesys Receives "Most Scalable, Distributed IP Contact Center" Award

Genesys Telecommunications Laboratories received the "Most Scalable, Distributed IP Contact Center" Award for its Genesys 7 contact center suite.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2005

bridgeSpeak Receives Microsoft Certified Partner Status

bridgeSpeak has achieved recognition as a Microsoft Certified Partner with an ISV/Software Solutions competency.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2005

FEMA Contacts MicroAutomation to Deploy Emergency Solution in New Orleans

MANASSAS, Va. - The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has contacted MicroAutomation and Siemens to deploy an emergency response solution in the New Orleans area.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2005

VoiceSignal Releases VSuite 3.0

WOBURN, Mass. - VoiceSignal released VSuite 3.0, a speech application for mobile phones that supports "over the air" downloadable language modules.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2005

Knowles Acoustics Introduces Its Digital MEMS-based SMD Microphone

ITASCA, Ill. - Knowles Acoustics released its new "Digital" series of SiSonic SMD microphones.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2005

Taylor Cadillac and Taylor Kia Launch bridgeSpeak AR

MADISON HEIGHTS, Mich. - Both Taylor Automotive stores, Taylor Cadillac and Taylor Kia, have gone live with its bridgeSpeak AR communication system.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2005

Empirix Meets Quality Standards of Siebel Systems' Customer Experience Blueprint

BEDFORD, Mass. - Empirix's software solutions met the standards established in Siebel's new Customer Experience Blueprint (CEB).
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2005

I Am OK System Comes Online to Help Potential Victims of Hurricane Rita and Other Disasters

LONG ISLAND, N.Y. - National Next of Kin Registry selects text-to-speech solution from Rovenet and Invores to connect hurricane victims to their families.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2005

Avaya Forges Alliance with Equant

PARIS and FRANKFURT, Germany - Equant selected Avaya as a key partner to fulfill the company's multi-vendor strategy for voice services.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2005

Syntellect to Acquire Apropos

MARKHAM, Ontario, PHOENIX and OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill. - Syntellect Inc. and Apropos Technology, Inc. have signed a definitive merger agreement in which Syntellect has agreed to acquire Apropos for $2.76 per share of Apropos outstanding common stock, or approximately $50 million.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2005

NCT's Echo Cancellation Technology Gets Approval From Texas Instruments

NCT's ClearSpeech Acoustic Echo Cancellation products for both hands-free and hand-held devices have passed the Texas Instruments (TI) TMS320 DSP Algorithm Compliance Tests for the C55 architecture and have been accepted into TI's eXpressDSP program.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2005

Philips Releases Hungarian Speech Recognition Software for Lawyers

VIENNA, Austria - Royal Philips Electronics released a Hungarian legal ConText for its document creation platform SpeechMagic.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2005

AssistiveWare Selects Acapela to Voice Enable Proloquo

AssistiveWare has chosen Acapela text-to-speech to voice enable its new software Proloquo, a solution for multilingual pronunciation for Mac OS X.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2005

Springdoo Selects MAP Telecom to Host Service in the UK and the US

MONACO - Phone users in the US and the UK are now able to record messages on any phone and send them directly to an e-mail address or group of addresses, thanks to a new talking e-mail service provided by New Zealand based Springdoo Limited, hosted by MAP Telecom and developed by TeleMessenger Solutions Limited.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2005

Skype Launches Its Voice Services Program

LUXEMBOURG - Skype, a global Internet communications company, which offers free phone calls to anyone with an Internet connection, announced the further development of its strategy, creating business opportunities for its community of developers and partners by launching its Voice Services Program for third party content providers.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2005

King's College Hospital Selects ScanSoft Speech Recognition Technology

King's College Hospital has reduced diagnostic reporting times by about 50 percent in a recent cancer treatment trial using Dragon NaturallySpeaking software from ScanSoft and training from Hands Free Computing.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2005

Philips and Citrix Partner to Enable Speech Recognition and Digital Dictation

VIENNA, Austria - Royal Philips Electronics released an enhancement to the document creation platform SpeechMagic™ enabling speech recognition in Citrix environments.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2005

Vocal Laboratories Releases Express Feedback Service

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. - Vocal Laboratories released Express Feedback.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2005

Skype Acquisition by eBay Points to New End Game in e-commerce,

London, ON - Info-Tech Research Group says that eBay's $2.6 billion buyout of IP telephony company, Skype, lays the groundwork for enriched e-commerce applications and services.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2005

Diamelle Technologies Releases Identity Management Suite With Support for Websphere 6, Weblogic 9 and JBoss 4

CORTLANDT MANOR, N.Y. - Diamelle Technologies has added support for the J2EE 1.4 application servers from IBM, BEA and JBoss in its Identity Management (IDM). The Diamelle solution offers an add-on module that allows users to interact with the system using the phone and voice.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2005

VoiceObjects Partners With TSC and Datria

BOSTON and CHICAGO - VoiceObjects and Technology Solutions Company (TSC) agreed to cooperatively deliver voice-driven solutions to the market. Datria has integrated its voice-driven applications with VoiceObjects X5, the VAMS from VoiceObjects.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2005

BeVocal Recognized for Speech-Enabled Solutions

Frost & Sullivan presented the 2005 Speech Application & Technology Customer Value Enhancement Award to BeVocal.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2005

WIN Career Solutions Selects AT&T Natural Voices for Online Training Courseware

Worldwide Interactive Network (WIN) Career Solutions has licensed AT&T Natural Voices for Server from Wizzard Software to use in its e-learning system.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 30 Aug 2005

Empirix Launches New Monitoring and Management Solution for Cisco-based IP Contact Centers

SAN DIEGO, Calif. - Empirix® Inc. released a monitoring and management solution designed for Cisco IP Contact Center (IPCC) Enterprise Edition telephony environments.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 30 Aug 2005

bridgeSpeak Adds National Do Not Call Registry Integration to bridgeSpeak AR

MADISON HEIGHTS, Mich. - bridgeSpeak LLC integrated the National Do Not Call Registry with bridgeSpeak AR.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 30 Aug 2005

Fonix VoiceDial Provides Bluetooth Headset Users with a Voice Interface for Smartphone Devices

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah - The Fonix Speech Group released Fonix VoiceDial™ 2.1, a speech interface software solution for mobile phones that is compatible with Bluetooth headset technology.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 30 Aug 2005

New Learning Selects IBM ViaVoice TTS for Multimedia Authoring Tool

New Learning has licensed the IBM ViaVoice speech engine to use in AniPaint.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 30 Aug 2005

SpeechSwitch Receives Patent For Speech Enabled Dialer By Names

U.S. Patent 6,940,951 will issue on September 6 for SpeechSwitch's Speech-Enabled Automatic Telephone Dialer Name Dialer using a Telephone Application Programming Interface (TAPI).
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 30 Aug 2005