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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

Hurricane Relief Teams Use MIR3's Notification

Five Disaster Medical Assistance Teams (DMAT) and ImpactWeather, a Houston-based provider of weather forecasting services, used MIR3's text-to-speech system in order to alert customers about the severity of Hurricane Katrina, or in DMAT's case, to gather, assemble and give deployment orders to DMAT members.
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

Telephony@Work Introduces CallCenterAnywhere Enterprise Edition v.8.0

Telephony@Work launched CallCenterAnywhere Enterprise Edition Version 8.0, a multi-channel IP Contact Center solution that is integrated-by-design.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2005

Diamelle Technologies Releases Identity Management Suite

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

ScanSoft Launches Series of SYSTRAN Desktop Products

PARIS - ScanSoft, Inc. has agreed to distribute a series of co-branded SYSTRAN desktop products tailored for ScanSoft's productivity applications suite in Europe.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2005

CTBC Selects Voice Partners and LM Sistemas

PALO ALTO, Calif. - Brazilian telecommunication's CTBC selected LM Sistemas and Voice Partners for speech-enablement.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2005

Intelligent Voice Limited Launches VoiceXML Hosting Service

COVENTRY, England - Intelligent Voice Limited launched its VoiceXML Hosting Service. The service is built on a VoiceXML 2.0 compliant platform from Plum Voice Portals and features text-to-speech and speech recognition software.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2005

Hasbro's New FURBY Uses Sensory's Chip

SANTA CLARA, Calif. - Hasbro, Inc.'s Tiger Electronics division has developed an all-new FURBY creature that has been engineered with Sensory's RSC-4128 microcontroller providing the brains for its many new functions including speech recognition.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2005

Avaya Introduces Multi-Tenant Blade Server Solution for Delivery of Hosted Communications Applications

BASKING RIDGE, N.J. - Avaya released a new platform for Avaya Hosted Solutions based on IBM Blade Server.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2005

Acapela Group Develops Its Linux Range and Partners with AssistiveWare

Acapela Group released its speech technology for telecom, mobile and embedded applications. Proloquo uses Acapela's speech feedback to provide accessibility for the visually, audibly or mobility impaired.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2005

Nortel and Witness Systems Partner; Nortel Introduces 'Expert Anywhere' Contact Solution

TORONTO - Nortel has teamed with Witness Systems to deliver improved capabilities to Nortel's contact center solution.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2005

Skype Selects Voxeo

ORLANDO, Fla. - Skype, a global Internet communications company, selected Voxeo to connect Skype callers and Skype Credit accounts to enhanced voice services running on Voxeo's VoiceCenter Hosted IVR Voice Application Platforms through Skype's Voice Services Program.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2005

NCT Solution Enhances Formats for Speech Solutions

NCT released its Voice Recognition Enhancer technology in x86 library format for Pocket PCs, Smartphones, PC-based dictation systems and automotive voice dialing and command and control applications.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 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 Sep 2005

Dolphin Computer Access Limited Partners With Wizzard Software

PITTSBURGH - Dolphin Computer Access Limited has again chosen Wizzard Software's IBM ViaVoice Text-To-Speech Engine offering for use in a variety of their assistive products.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2005

Mobile Speak Pocket From Code Factory Features Fonix Text-to-Speech Technology

SALT LAKE CITY - The Fonix Speech Group released Fonix DECtalk text-to-speech (TTS) on screen reading software by Code Factory, a producer of software for handheld devices in the European and Asian assistive markets.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2005

GFT Group Enables Voice Control of DVD and Media Playback on PC

GFT Group Inc. released the Petrana Voice Commands for DVD 1.1.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2005

VoiceGenie and Brooktrout Partner

BOSTON - VoiceGenie Technologies Inc. and Brooktrout Technology have partnered to deliver enabling technologies for carrier enhanced services within the IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) framework.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2005

Tech S2 Releases CaseScribe Wireless Dictation and Transcription Service

LANSING, N.Y. - Tech S2, Inc. released CaseScribe, a wireless dictation and Web-based transcription service combining speech recognition and the Internet in a wireless dictation and transcription solution.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2005

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