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NEC America Selects ART Voice Control for Its New NEC 232E Mobile Handsets

ATLANTA - ART Advanced Recognition Technologies announced that NEC America, Inc. (NEC) has selected the smARTspeak® NG embedded speech interface for its recently launched NEC 232E+ High Definition Mobile++ (HDM) handset.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Dec 2004

Acapela Gives Mona Lisa the Say in a Paris Museum

At the heart of 31 different animations looking at sound, Acapela opens up a dialog between Mona Lisa and the visitor.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Dec 2004

Wizzard Software Begins Shipping Talking Pill Bottle Starter Kit to Customers

PITTSBURGH - Wizzard Software and its subsidiary, MedivoxRx Technologies, announced that the Company has begun fulfilling orders and distributing its new Rex the Talking Bottle Starter Kit for personal use.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Dec 2004

Uniqall Joins The Envox Worldwide Developer Program

ZAGREB, Croatia - Uniqall announced that the company has joined the Envox Developer Program, formalizing the software development efforts between the two companies.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Dec 2004

MacSpeech Releases iListen 1.6.6

SALEM, N.H. - MacSpeech has released version 1.6.6 of its iListen software.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Dec 2004

Neoris Selects VoiceGenie for Truancy Alert Management System in Educational Sector

TORONTO - Neoris selects VoiceGenie Technology's VoiceXML 2.0-certified platform, NeXusPoint™, for Neoris' speech-driven truancy alert management application deployed at the Forth Worth Independent School District (FWISD) in Texas.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Dec 2004

iVoice Speech Enables Bergen County Utilities Authority

MATAWAN, N.J. - The Bergen County Utilities Authority of Little Ferry, N.J. has installed an iVoice Speech-Enabled Auto Attendant with directory service.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Dec 2004

Vodafone Expands Launch of Speaking Phone to Speech-Enable Handsets for Blind and Low-Vision Customers

CAPE TOWN, South Africa - Vodafone is expanding its offering of ScanSoft® SpeechPAK TALKS™ application for blind and low-vision customers across Europe.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Dec 2004

GEOCOMtms and Vocantas Automate Home Delivery

ATLANTA, Ga. & OTTAWA, Ontario - GEOCOMtms announced that it has teamed up with Vocantas Inc. to bring automated customer self-service and home delivery scheduling to the retail industry.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Dec 2004

VoicInt Signs Agreement with T-Com on RCI Development

Ralf Rottmann announced an agreement with T-Com to certify VoicInt's capabilities as a preferred partner for T-Com's recently released Routing Configuration Interface (RCI) service.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Dec 2004

MacSpeech Releases Video Training for iListen

SALEM, N.H. - MacSpeech announced it has released a new training video on CD for its iListen program.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Dec 2004

Otellini to Succeed Barrett As Intel CEO

From CBS MarketWatch: SAN JOSE, Calif. - Intel's board of directors announced Paul Otellini will replace chief executive Craig Barrett when he steps down to become chairman in May.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2004

Speech Recognition Ware Launches Transcription Aid

Speech Recognition Ware announced the launch of Transcription Aid for Dragon NaturallySpeaking.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2004

Customized Multilingual Communication Provided with SpeechGuard

Ectaco announces customization of the SpeechGuard PD-4.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2004

Southwest Airlines Leaps To Top Of Customer Service In VocaLabs SectorPulse Airlines Report

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. - In the most recent Vocal Laboratories SectorPulse Airlines report, issued October 15, 2004, Southwest Airlines leaped to the top of the customer service standings among the eight airlines evaluated.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2004

8hertz and Kirusa Announce Multimodal Solutions for the Automobile Industry

BERLIN, Germany, and EDISON, N.J. - 8hertz and Kirusa announced the availability of multimodal applications for the automobile industry.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2004

ScanSoft Launches Industry-Wide Open Speech Initiative

PEABODY, Mass. - ScanSoft, Inc. launched an industry-backed initiative to enable interoperability among speech applications and tools.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2004

SynaMed Taps ScanSoft Dragon NaturallySpeaking Medical

PEABODY, Mass. and KEW GARDENS, N.Y. - SynaMed announced that it will integrate ScanSoft® Dragon NaturallySpeaking® Medical to enable speech recognition within its suite of EMR software.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2004

Inland Revenue Offers Tax Payers Telephone Tax Filing

Fifty thousand UK taxpayers have this year been given the opportunity to file the new self-assessment short tax return over the telephone, following last year's successful pilot of the Inland Revenue's advanced speech recognition service.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2004

HeyAnita Unveils Content Delivery Service

HeyAnita unveiled its Content Delivery Service (CDSTM) software, which enables mobile phone users to receive audio content regardless of handset technology.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2004

MERA Systems Unveils a New VoIP-based Service Creation Platform

TORONTO - MERA Systems, Inc. announced MERA SIPrise, its new VoIP-based service creation platform.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2004

First Data Launches Fast REACT

First Data announces Fast REACT , a new end-to-end processing solution, which allows customers to leverage the power of Experian's Notification Services.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2004

ScanSoft Introduces Dragon NaturallySpeaking Medical 8

PEABODY, Mass. - ScanSoft announced the availability of Dragon NaturallySpeaking® Medical 8, a new release of the speech recognition solution designed for healthcare organizations.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2004

Alliance Systems Adds Two Executives to Finance Team

PLANO, Texas - Alliance Systems has promoted David Moore to vice president and corporate controller and has appointed Todd Kehoe to vice president and treasurer.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2004

The W3C Announces Revised Pronunciation Lexicon Requirements Document

The W3C Voice Browser Working Group announces a revised Pronunciation Lexicon Requirements document.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2004

MacSpeech Releases Australian/UK iListen 1.6.5

SALEM, N.H. - MacSpeech, Inc. released an update to the UK English version of its iListen speech recognition program.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2004

Uzbektelecom Selects MERA Systems Solutions for VOIP Network

Toronto, ON, Canada - Uzbektelecom, a provider of telecommunications services in Uzbekistan, announced that it has deployed MERA's MVTS Session Controller in its nationwide VoIP network.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2004

MoveOn PAC Receives Answers from Angel.com

MCLEAN, Va. - MoveOn PAC implemented a hosted call center management solution from Angel.com.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2004

Continental Airlines Broadens eQuality Deployment with Speech Analytics Capability

ATLANTA - Continental Airlines announced that it is deploying Witness Systems' speech analytics solution in Continental's Tampa, Florida-based reservation center.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2004