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Siemens Announces Version 2.0 of HiPath OpenScape Presence Collaboration Portal

BOCA RATON, Fla. - The OpenScape solution, a real-time enterprise communication tool, is helping Siemens customers to lower overall collaboration costs, simplify workflows and streamline interaction-intensive business processes.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jul 2004

Capita Resourcing Adopts SRC Speech Recognition Service For Recruitment Campaign Handling

LONDON, UK - Capita Resourcing has signed a two-year contract with SRC to use the SRC ContactCapture(tm) speech recognition system for its telephone recruitment services.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jul 2004

Nuance Appoints Senior Vice President of Sales and Professional Services

Nuance named Glenn Cross, a 25-year technology industry veteran, to the position of senior vice president of sales and professional services.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jul 2004

Knowles Acoustics Opens Second Production Facility for MEMS Based Silicon Microphones in Suzhou, China

ITASCA, Ill. - Knowles Acoustics opens a second production facility in Suzhou, China. The plant has started production and shipments of MEMS based Surface Mount Microphones.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jul 2004

Brooktrout, Bludis and VoiceGenie Partner to Deliver Integrated Solutions for Advanced Speech-Enabled Applications in Italy

BRUSSELS, Belgium - The partnership will allow Bludis to offer developers a platform that combines Brooktrout's TR1000™ speech platform and NeXusPoint, VoiceGenie's VoiceXML-based platform, to build speech-enabled applications such as voice self-help systems, advanced message delivery services, virtual assistants and automated business finder and operator services.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jul 2004

Clarity Technologies Awarded Additional Patents

TROY, MI - Clarity Technologies Inc. has received its third patent in the area of improving the quality and performance of voice communications.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jul 2004

ISx Supports Launch of Sensis(R) 1234 Initiative with Latest in Information and Search Technologies

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - ISx FlexiQ platform enables Sensis to combine yellow pages(R) and white pages(R) systems to enable new services.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jul 2004

Loquendo Releases Loquendo ASR 6.3 Technology

TURIN, Italy - Loquendo ASR 6.3 includes application development enhancements and it is available in two new languages: Mexican and Portuguese.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jul 2004

LumenVox Named Winner in The Sixth Annual Users Choice Awards

SAN DIEGO, CA - Lumenvox's Speech Driven Information System (SDIS) was entered in the category of Speech Solutions for CRM.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jul 2004

Philips Releases Hungarian Speech Recognition Software for Radiologists

VIENNA, Austria - Royal Philips Electronics releases speech recognition software for Hungarian radiology departments.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jul 2004

Wizzard Promotes Gene Franz to General Manager of Solutions and Channels

PITTSBURGH, Pa. - The immediate focus of the Solutions and Channels group will be the recently acquired MedivoxRx Technologies, Inc. subsidiary and its Talking Pill Bottle solution.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jul 2004

Isreal Discount Bank Announces New Service to Customers

BILLERICA, Mass. and TEL AVIV, Israel - Isreal Discount Bank deploys a speech recognition service to their customers.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jul 2004

Aspect Communications Backs Aculab Technology

MILTON KEYNES, UK - Via a long-term alliance, Aspect has utilized Aculab's technology to deliver mission-critical, E1 telephony based self-service solutions to customers around the world.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jul 2004

Frost & Sullivan Reviews North American Speech Market

Vendors Attempt to Woo Customers with Mix of Packaged and Custom Speech Solutions.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jul 2004

VocaLabs Seeks Beta Testers for New Service

VocaLabs is running beta-testing on a new system and is looking for participants.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jul 2004

W3C Published Style Sheet for Rendering HTML & XML Documents as Speech

The W3C has published a new working draft of a cascading Style Sheet specification that renders (X)HTML as voice using speech synthesis.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jul 2004

Integration of TeleVantage with ArtiSpeech Delivers Hands-free Solution

CAMBRIDGE, Mass and SAN DIEGO, Calif. - Artisoft and LumenVox unite to promote the availability of Artisoft's IP-PBX, ArtiSpeech. ArtiSpeech integrates with TeleVantage to speech enable a company's name directory, allowing all internal and external callers to have hands-free interactions with an organization.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jul 2004

Verizon's New 411 System: Is It a Live Operator, or Is It 'Darby'?

NEW YORK, NY - Verizon updates New York's 411 directory assistance with one of the largest Internet applications on the telephone network. Darby Bailey is the new voice of Verizon 411.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jul 2004

Frost & Sullivan Honors Phonetic Systems with the 2004 Speech Technology Differentiation Award

PALO ALTO, Calif. - Phonetic Systems recognized with the 2004 Speech Technology Differentiation Award.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jul 2004

VoxSurf Signs Agreement with Comverse to Deliver Next Generation Communications

LONDON - VoxSurf and Comverse sign agreement to integrate VxOneT into Comverse's Total Communication systems.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jul 2004

Wizzard Software Awarded FSS Contract for Talking Pill Bottle

PITTSBURGH, Pa. - The Journal of the American Medical Association reported that medication errors and/or adverse drug events kill an estimated 100,000 persons annually with the inability to read and understand medication instructions being a significant contributing factor.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jul 2004

Audium Completes Interoperability Testing with Cisco

NEW YORK, NY - Audium 3 met the Cisco AVVID (Architecture for Voice and Video Integrated Data) Partner Program test criteria for interoperability with the Cisco Internet Service Node (ISN), version 2.1.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jul 2004

Hear All about Kari, the New Norwegian TTS Voice

Acapela extends its text-to-speech coverage with its new voice - Kari.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jul 2004

CNIB Library of Toronto selects Loquendo

The CNIB Library of Toronto chooses Loquendo's text-to-speech software for digital talking books.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jul 2004

Agreement Signed with Citec for "Loquendo Applications Unit" Acquisition

TURIN, Italy - Move part of a partnership to develop Italy's voice technology market
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jul 2004

New Female Voice to Reinforce Loquendo's Presence in the French Market

Turin, Italy - Loquendo adds another voice to it's family of French personas. Her name is Juliette.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jul 2004

Powered Up: Voice Automation Shines in the Utility Industry

MENLO PARK, Calif. - Utility companies reap benefits of speech-powered applications, increasing customer satisfaction and company savings.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jul 2004

PS Technology, Syntellect Partner on Workforce Management System for Transportation Industry

PS Technology selected Vista voice application platform for deploying its software-based scheduling system.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jul 2004

VoiceMatch and Smart Commerce Sign Agreement to Deliver Secure Voice Authentication Solutions

SAN FRANCICSCO, Calif. & NEW YORK, NY - VoiceMatch partners up with Smart Commerce to develop distribute a version VoiceMatch's voice identification and validation (VIV) solutions suite that runs on a smart card.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jul 2004