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POST CTI Bolsters Technical and Customer Support Teams

POST CTI announced three new appointments at its UK offices in Harrogate and Sandhurst.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2004

ZyDoc Offers Hurricane Disaster Transcription Support

HAUPPAUGE, N.Y. - ZyDoc announced free emergency transcription and medical record support for healthcare workers and organizations affected by the Frances hurricane disaster.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2004

Azita Martin Joins TuVox as Vice President of Marketing

LOS ALTOS, Calif. - TuVox announced that it has named Azita Martin to the position of vice president of marketing.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2004

Oddcast Selects NeoSpeech TTS; Adds US English, Japanese, Chinese and Korean

NeoSpeech and Oddcast announced that NeoSpeech's VoiceText Text-to-Speech engine has been integrated with Oddcast's VHost technology.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2004

Honda Enhances Speech-Recognition System

From Motor Trend - Honda Motor Co., with help from partner IBM Corp., is preparing to introduce an improved speech-recognition system that will allow drivers to get voice navigation guidance without having to manually punch in any information or take their eyes off the road to read a computer screen.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2004

Cingular Launches New Software for Blind and Low-Vision Customers

ATLANTA - Cingular Wireless announced the launch of TALKSTM, a speech-enabled application designed to address the needs of blind and low-vision mobile device users.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2004

Vicorp Announces Launch of xMP Narrator Graphical Design Tool

NEW YORK - Vicorp announces xMP Narrator, a GUI-based design tool that enables Voice User Interface (VUI) Designers to create speech applications with speech interfaces that are modelled around 'natural conversations' between two people.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2004

Metaphor Solutions Announces Speech Application Development Tools

WELLESLEY, Mass. - Metaphor Solutions announced the first release of its Metaphor Conversation Manager (MCM).
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2004

City of Montreal Uses BCE Elix

MONTREAL - The city of Montreal and BCE Elix announced the launch of telephone applications that provide Montrealers with an enhanced 87-ACCES automated telephone service system.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2004

Eicon Networks launches Diva Server Analog Range of Telephony Adapters

MONTREAL - Eicon Networks Corporation announced the launch of the new Diva Server Analog range of telephony adapter and media processing products.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2004

Phonetic Systems Releases Voice Search Engine 5.8

NEW YORK - Phonetic Systems announced an upgrade to its patented speech recognition technology which is the core foundation of its Enterprise, Call Center and Carrier speech applications.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2004

Nuance Vocalizer 4.0 Brings New Capabilities to Enterprise and Telco Voice Automation Solutions

MENLO PARK, Calif. - Nuance announced Nuance Vocalizer 4.0, the company's newest text-to-speech (TTS) software.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2004

Vocalocity Partners with NeoSpeech for Integrated Text-to-Speech Offering

NEW YORK - NeoSpeech and Vocalocity announced a strategic partnership to deliver integrated solutions to system manufacturers, system integrators, and service providers.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2004

Citco Mutual Selects LogicTree to Voice Automate Fund Services Help Line

COLLEGE PARK, Md. - LogicTree will provide voice automation for Citco Mutual's Shareholder Servicing and Transfer Agency division.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2004

Voxeo and Paraxip Technologies Announce Partnership to Offer Standards-Based IVR and Call Control

NEW YORK - With this new partnership Paraxip's SIP gateway software will be bundled with Voxeo's VoiceCenter Turnkey IVR servers.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2004

Telefónica Móviles España Selects Comverse MMSC For Higher Capacity

WOODBURY, N.Y. - Telefónica Móviles España announced that it has selected the Comverse Multimedia Messaging Service Center (MMSC) to be deployed side-by-side with a third party MMSC to support high-volume personal and application-based multimedia messaging in Spain.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2004

PrairieComm Partners with ART To Incorporate smARTspeak onto FronTier 3G Platform

RPrairieComm has partnered with ART Advanced Recognition Technologies to enable integration of the smARTspeak product line into its FronTier 3G reference phone platforms.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2004

Nortel Networks Brings New Voice to Web Pages

NEW YORK - Nortel Networks announced its Web-Centric Self-Service (WCSS) solution designed to redefine how enterprises and service providers deliver secure, self-service voice applications through Web pages for their customers.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2004

Nortel Networks Announces Key Customers and New Solutions

SANTA CLARA, Calif. - Nortel Networks announced new communications solutions and key customers who are adopting the networking solutions that enable multimedia applications to be shared across an enterprise.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2004

MacSpeech Applauds (and Clarifies) IBM Open Source Speech Recognition Announcement

SALEM, N.H. - Macintosh Speech Recognition authority MacSpeech announced that they applaud IBM for releasing some of its speech recognition software to the open source community, and wanted Macintosh users to know what this announcement might mean to them.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2004

Frost & Sullivan Honors ScanSoft's SpeechWorks Division with Market Leadership Award

PEABODY, Mass. - ScanSoft, Inc. announced that industry research firm Frost & Sullivan has selected the SpeechWorks Division of ScanSoft for the "2004 Speech Technologies Market Leadership Award."
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2004

Edify Introduces Licensed Speech Application for Banking Institutions

SANTA CLARA, Calif. - Edify Corporation introduced Edify Voice Banking, a fully-licensed software application that enables banking establishments to automate customer interactions and provide access to account, branch, and other financial information through speech-enabled self-service.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2004

Speech-Driven Volkswagen Owners Manual Wins Innovation Prize at AutoMechanika 2004

AutoMechanika in Frankfurt awarded one of its four Innovation Prizes to the new Vokswagen speech-enabled Multimodal Owners Manual. The application was developed for Volkswagen by the Berlin-based voice application company, 8hertz Technologies GmbH (8hertz).
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2004

Lyrix Enterprise Voice Portal Service Improves Communication for the Mobile Professional

BOSTON - Using speech and the IMAP4 protocol, Lyrix provides hands-free access to existing corporate email stores.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2004

S1 Enterprise Voice Powered by Edify Enhances Speech-based Customer Interactions

ATLANTA - The product is part of the recent release of S1 Enterprise 3.0, the integrated multi-channel solution that addresses the front-office of banks and insurers.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2004

Aculab and Pulse Form Alliance to Support Microsoft Speech Server 2004

NEW YORK - Following on from the launch of Microsoft Speech Server 2004, Aculab and Pulse have announced a strategic partnership to ensure the delivery of a telephony interface manager for Aculab's hardware and Microsoft Speech Server (MSS).
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2004

MERA Unveils Session Controller Solution for VoIP Networks

TORONTO - MERA Systems, Inc. announced the availability of its new session controller architecture.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2004

New Technology from Sensory Allows English Lessons on Handheld Devices

HONG KONG - Sensory Inc. announced its new patent-applied-for English language training technology that is implemented on chips.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2004

Countrywide Chooses Solutions From NMS Communications and Nuance for Call Center Applications

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. - Countrywide(R) Financial announced that it has chosen the NMS Open Access(TM) platform from NMS Communications and Nuance's speech recognition technology for its call center applications.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2004