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Cambium Learning To Acquire Kurzweil Educational Systems

BALTIMORE and NATICK, Mass. - Cambium Learning™, Inc. has signed an agreement to acquire Kurzweil Educational Systems®, Inc.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Apr 2005

Empirix Launches New OneSight Telephony Monitors for Concerto, Intervoice and Nuance Environments

BEDFORD, Mass. - Empirix® Inc. released a new telephony monitors for its OneSight® for contact centers, an application management solution.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Apr 2005

'Make It Easier to Vote Or Lose the Election,' Warns VoxGen

VoxGen has developed a demonstration of a tele-voting system to display the potential of the voting phone line.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Apr 2005

MacSpeech Releases Update to Italian Version of iListen

SALEM, N.H. - MacSpeech released an update to the Italian version of their iListen program.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Apr 2005

Harcourt Offers Automated Language Test

SAN ANTONIO - Ordinate Corp., a subsidiary of test publisher Harcourt Assessment, Inc., now offers technology-enabled spoken-language proficiency tests to customers in the education, government and corporate sectors.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Apr 2005

CallMiner Announces TrendMiner, Version 5.0

FORT MYERS, Fla. - CallMiner Inc. released TrendMiner 5.0, a speech analytics tool.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Apr 2005

Wizzard Software Hires New Chief Financial Officer

PITTSBURGH - Wizzard Software has hired William F. McLay as chief financial officer for the company.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Apr 2005

Vail Systems and Datria Partner to Host Voice Applications for Field Service Management

DEERFIELD, Ill. and ENGLEWOOD, Colo. - Vail Systems and Datria announced a partnership in which Vail will host Datria's field service applications.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Apr 2005

SpeechWorkers S.A.E. Launch Arabic/English Speech Self Service Solution for Couriers Companies' Call Centers in the Middle East

CAIRO, Egypt and RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - SpeechWorkers S.A.E will release Arabic/English Speech enabled call center value-added speech solution using speech recognition on a VoiceXML platform and text-to-speech (TTS) during Gitex Saudi Arabia 2005, April 24 -28 in Riyadh.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Apr 2005

Predict Ability Plus Partners with Brooktrout

BOSTON, NARCA - Predict Ability Plus now supports Brooktrout's TR1000™ speech boards on its Performer TrueCTI Predictive Dialing System.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Apr 2005

Witness Systems Launches End-to-End Workforce Optimization Solution

ATLANTA - Witness Systems unveiled an end-to-end solution for optimizing workforce performance.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Apr 2005

Simon & Schuster U.K. Select iVoice

MATAWAN, N.J. - Simon & Schuster installed an iVoice Speech Enabled Auto Attendant at their United Kingdom location.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Apr 2005

Voice Tech Aids Astronauts

From The Examiner - NASA used Nuance Communications Inc.'s (NUAN) voice recognition software to create "Clarissa," a computer assistant designed to guide the astronauts step-by-step through any number of tasks, including those related to life support systems and medical exams.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Apr 2005

NSC Releases Version 3.8 of Its Hardware-based Speech Recognition Engine

RISHON LEZION, Israel - Natural Speech Communication Ltd. (NSC) released version 3.8 of its hardware-based speech recognition engine.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Apr 2005

Sensory Joins MontaVista Partnering Program

Sensory has joined the MontaVista Partner Program.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Apr 2005

TuVox Names New VP of Engineering

LOS ALTOS, Calif. - TuVox named Jeff Langston to the position of vice president of engineering.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Apr 2005

Knowledge Adventure Selects Fonix VoiceIn Speech Interface

SALT LAKE CITY - Knowledge Adventure® will integrate Fonix VoiceIn for the PC into upcoming products aimed at providing innovative and entertaining learning opportunities for children.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Apr 2005

AVST Introduces CallXpress Speech Server

Applied Voice & Speech Technologies, Inc. (AVST) introduced CallXpress Speech Server based on a new version of its speech module, SenecaR 4.5.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Apr 2005

Telewest Communications Wins Contact Center Association Excellence Award for Service Based on Genesys Solution

WOKINGHAM - Telewest Communications has won the Contact Center Association Excellence Award for best contact center in the United Kingdom for the telecoms, technology and utilities sectors.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Apr 2005

Kingston Communications Chooses Telephonetics as Its Technology Supplier

HEMEL HEMPSTEAD - Kingston Communications has implemented Telephonetics' ContactPortal® to assist staff with internal and external telephone communications.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Apr 2005

Empirix Receives Two Siebel Systems Validations

Empirix's integrations between its Hammer Service Assurance for Siebel and e-Load products and Siebel business applications version 7.7 have been validated.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Apr 2005

NSC Opens New Offices in Germany and Its Products Now Support the German Language

RISHON LEZION - Natural Speech Communication Ltd. (NSC) has opened new offices in Germany and the company's products now support the German language.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Apr 2005

Loquendo Expands DACH Region Operations

TURIN, Italy - Loquendo opened a new office in Munich to meet increasing demand in the DACH region (Germany, Austria, Switzerland).
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Apr 2005

PIKA Technologies Launches LinuxOnDemand Program for Developers of Voice and Fax Solutions

OTTAWA, Canada - PIKA Technologies released a program that will make available versions of their SDK (API and drivers) that run on an expanded number of Linux distributions/kernels (distros).
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Apr 2005

InService America Extends Deployment of Witness Systems Software

ATLANTA - InService America, a relationship management provider, has extended deployment of Witness Systems' software.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Apr 2005

MacSpeech Releases ScriptPak for Excel 2004

SALEM, N.H. - MacSpeech released a new ScriptPak for Microsoft Excel 2004.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Apr 2005

Nexus IS, Interstar and Cisco Team Up to Deliver Unified Messaging Offering

MONTREAL - Interstar Technologies and Nexus IS have teamed up to provide a unified messaging solution that combines email, voice and fax messaging for VoIP networks.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Apr 2005

Aculab Appoints New VP of Sales

MILTON KEYNES, U.K. - Michael Donoghue has joined Aculab as VP of Sales
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Apr 2005

San Diego Land Use & Environmental Group Selects Self-Service Voice Applications from Gold Systems

BOULDER, Colo. - The San Diego Land Use & Environmental Group (LUEG) has deployed a series of self-service speech automation applications from Gold Systems®.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Apr 2005