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Fluency Uses Virtual Agents for Responses to Direct TV Advertising

LONDON - ContactCapture, available from Fluency, has been used to handle over two million calls for the Freeview digital terrestrial television (DTT) service that brings viewers up to 30 television channels and interactive services, through their rooftop aerial.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Oct 2004

PostFinance Chooses Swisscom Systems

DUBLIN - PostFinance chooses Swisscom Systems for telephone self-service banking solution on Voxpilot VoiceXML platform.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Oct 2004

Clarity Technologies Helps Provide Speech Recognition

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. - Clarity Technologies Inc announced that its CVC (Clear Voice Capture) noise suppression technology for automatic speech recognition software can now interoperate, and can be sold with, IBM(R) Embedded ViaVoice(R).
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Oct 2004

MERA Introduces New Interworking and Security Features Along with FreeBSD

TORONTO - MERA works in close contact with telcos to deliver Session Controller for carriers & service providers.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Oct 2004

APEX Voice Communications Announces Latest Version of OmniVox

SHERMAN OAKS, Calif. - APEX Voice Communications announced the general availability of OmniVox version 5.0.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Oct 2004

AutoZone Selects VoiceLogistics

AutoZone has selected the VoiceLogistics solution by Voxware, for implementation.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Oct 2004

Artisoft Acquires Vertical Networks

From CommWeb - Artisoft has closed its acquisition of privately held Vertical Networks. Artisoft paid approximately $19 million in cash. Artisoft Chairman William Tauscher will serve as chairman and CEO, and Vertical Networks founder Scott Pickett will serve as chief technology officer, of the combined company.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Oct 2004

SBC Communications Announces IP-Based Service That Syncs Wireline and Wireless Voicemails, Faxes, and Emails

SAN ANTONIO - SBC Communications Inc. announced SBC Unified Communications(SM), a new service that uses IP (Internet Protocol) to enable customers to gather all of their message services into one system.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Oct 2004

VeCommerce Appoints Chief Technology Officer

VeCommerce Limited announced that Brett Feldon has been promoted to the newly created position of Chief Technology Officer (CTO).
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Oct 2004

Qwest Communications Launches Virtual Call Center Solution

DENVER - Qwest Communications International Inc. announced a new network-hosted call center solution that reduces large capital, networking, and specialized IT staffing and equipment maintenance costs by 30 to 50 percent.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Oct 2004

DynaVox Technologies Unveils MightyMo AND MiniMo

PITTSBURGH - DynaVox Technologies announced the availability of MightyMo and MiniMo.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Oct 2004

HTK Appoints New Non-Executive Director and Sales Director

HTK announces two key appointments for newly created roles.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Oct 2004

Nestle Waters North America Receives Cisco's 2000th IP Contact Center Solution

SAN JOSE, Calif. - Nestle Waters North America announced receipt of Cisco Systems' 2000th Cisco IP Contact Center (IPCC) installation.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Oct 2004

ScanSoft Expands Packaged Applications Portfolio to Offer Apptera Enterprise Speech Applications

BOCA RATON, Fla. - Apptera™ and ScanSoft, Inc. have signed an agreement whereby ScanSoft will resell Apptera's packaged speech applications.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Oct 2004

Kurzweil Educational Systems Introduces Kurzweil 3000 for Macintosh Version 3

Kurzweil Educational Systems introduced Kurzweil 3000 for Macintosh Version 3, reading, writing and learning software for struggling students, at the 22nd annual Closing the Gap conference.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Oct 2004

Aumtech and Kirusa Offer Joint Solution to Deliver Multimodal Applications

NEW YORK - Aumtech Inc. and Kirusa, Inc. announced a partnership to introduce a joint multimodal solution offering wireless end users voice and data access to mobile applications and services.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Oct 2004

New York's MTA Selects Loquendo for Newest Train Cars

MTA Long Island Rail Road and MTA Metro-North Railroad selected Loquendo's embedded text-to-speech technology.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2004

Wyndham Selects Voxify Automated Agents to Help Roll Out Automated Services

Wyndham International has selected Automated Agents by Voxify to greet guests, help locate hotels, book reservations, or update their loyalty program information.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2004

Vocomo Previews New Voice-over-IP Interactive Voice Response Product

NEW YORK - VocomoVoice® Response for VoIP is a standards-based Interactive Voice Response (IVR) platform that does not require specialized hardware.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2004

ScanSoft Achieves Global Market Leadership in Speech Recognition Market Based on Shipments in 2003

Gartner has recognized ScanSoft as the global market share leader in speech recognition deployments for 2003, in its recent report, titled, "Market Share: Speech Recognition Telephony Software, Worldwide 2003."
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2004

CYGCOM and UXComm Announce the Launch of the SpeechWatch Console Beta for the Microsoft Speech Server Environment

CYGCOM Integrated Technologies Inc. announced with its development partner UXComm, Inc., the launch of the SpeechWatchTM Console Beta Program.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2004

Canadian Service Provider Selects Vicorp VoiceXML Platform

NEW YORK - Bell Canada announced that it will be deploying the Vicorp xMP Application Development Platform within its Next Generation IP network.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2004

AVST Offers New IP Integration for the Mitel 3300 ICP PBX

FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif. - Applied Voice & Speech Technologies, Inc. (AVST) announced a new IP-based integration between the AVST CallXpress® unified communications solution and the Mitel® 3300 Integrated Communications Platform (ICP) PBX.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2004

ScanSoft Partners with Alloys International to Extend Reach into Australian Enterprises

From ComputerWorld - ScanSoft, Inc. has signed a partner agreement with Alloys International. Alloys International will distribute ScanSoft's range of productivity applications including ScanSoft® PaperPort®, OmniPage® and PDF Converter®, to its customers including system integrators, VARs, resellers and retailers.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2004

Continental Airlines Selects Voxify's Automated Agents

Continental Airlines is using Voxify's Automated Agents to manage flight reconfirmation calls and deliver excellent customer service.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2004

Angel.com Launches Enterprise Voice Sites, the Next Generation of Speech and IVR Solutions

MCLEAN, Va. - Angel.com released Enterprise Voice Sites, the company's new product suite of packaged IVR applications.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2004

The Disability Rights Commission Selects Readspeaker and rVoice

The U.K. Disability Rights Commission has selected ReadSpeaker with rVoice from Rhetorical for accessibility to its Web site.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2004

Aumtech and Paraxip Technologies to Jointly Deliver IVR Solutions in the Hybrid Network

NEW YORK - Aumtech, Inc. and Paraxip Technologies announced that they have entered a strategic agreement to co-market and jointly deliver IVR Solutions to service providers and enterprise customers worldwide.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2004

CarBot Selects Acapela to Integrate In-car Aftermarket Entertainment System

CarBot has chosen Acapela text-to-speech to voice enable its in-car computer.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2004