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Honda and IBM Deploy Advanced Embedded Speech Technology in Cars

Judith Markowitz sits down with IBM executives to discuss the launch of advanced embedded speech technology in Honda cars.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Aug 2004

University of Mississippi Selects PhoneticOperator

CHICAGO, Ill. - Phonetic Systems and Envox Worldwide Deliver Voice Automated Operator Services to University of Mississippi Faculty and Students
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Aug 2004

INCITS Announces the Approval of Five Biometric Data Interchange Format Standards

WASHINGTON, DC - New standards will support implementation of open-based biometrics solutions for Homeland Security and other government and commercial authentication applications.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Aug 2004

MacSpeech Releases ScriptPak for Keynote

SALEM, N.H. - ScriptPak released by MacSpeech works with Apple's presentation program and iListen software.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Aug 2004

Great Eastern Launches Voice Automated Attendant 'Lee Lee' Using IVR Solutions from Nortel Networks

SINGAPORE - Great Eastern launches 'Lee Lee,' which is powered by Nortel Networks' Periphonics Voice Processing Series Information Server (VPS/is) and the OSCAR speech recognition server with the OpenSpeech(TM) Recognizer speech recognition engine from ScanSoft, Inc.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Aug 2004

China Telecom Is Provided 168 Services by InfoTalk and Guangzhou Suntek

InfoTalk collaborated with Guangzhou Suntek to further promote the use of voice services in China, continuing to develop 168 Voice Services for China Telecom.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Aug 2004

Nortel Networks Named Recipient of 2004 Speech Solutions Competitive Strategy Award

PALO ALTO, Calif. - Nortel Networks recognized for leadership of the North American IVR market by Frost & Sullivan.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Aug 2004

Provident Funding Automates Customer Calls with Vocomo's Turnkey IVR Platform

CUPERTINO, Calif. - Provident Funding lets their customers retrieve account information using their own voices. Vocomo's standards-based Interactive Voice Response (IVR) platform makes it possible for Provident Funding to extend automated phone services to their existing Web services.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Aug 2004

Hansen Gray Acquires Voicetel Systems

Hansen Gray & Co .announced the acquisition of VoiceTel Systems
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Aug 2004

GFT Group Debuts Petrana Voice Commands for DVD 1.0

The Petrana Voice Commands for DVD 1.0 are now available from GFT Group
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Aug 2004

CFB Trenton Announces Deployment of StarCaster VOLMET Automated Weather Broadcast System by STR

VICTORIA, BC, Canada - The Trenton VOLMET is used by the military to automatically broadcast aviation weather to military aircraft across Canada and several European sites.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Aug 2004

VoiceObjects Establishes Subsidiary in the US; TeleSoft Partners Takes a Four-million-euro Stake in VoiceObjects AG

COLOGNE, Germany and BOSTON, Mass. - VoiceObjects launched its US presence by opening their first office within the Boston area. VoiceObjects AG announces a new investor.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Aug 2004

Clarity Technologies Moves to New World Headquarters in Auburn Hills, Mich.

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. - Clarity doubles size of facilities to increase testing and integration capabilities for automotive customers.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Aug 2004

ScanSoft Names Bob Wise as Vice President, Professional Services

PEABODY, Mass. - ScanSoft, Inc. announced that it has appointed Robert N. Wise as vice president, professional services.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Aug 2004

Speech Technology Associates Announces Participation in Nuance Partner Alliance

WESTFORD, Mass. - Speech Technology Associates joined with Nuance Communication and has become a member of the Nuance Partner Alliance.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jul 2004

Pelephone Launches Zoom *10, A New Voice-Based Customer Content Portal from Phonetic Systems

BILLERICA, Mass. and PETAH-TIKVA, ISRAEL - The speech recognition system will offer news, sports updates, dating services, downloading ringtones, sending greeting cards, listening to and sending jokes, downloading voice mail, economic reports, stock exchange, foreign currency reports and many other services.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jul 2004

EurekaSoft and Voxpilot Complete Merger

PARIS, France - Company will trade under the brand name "Voxpilot" and merger accompanied by investment of EUR 2.5 Million.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jul 2004

AT&T Extends and Expands Wizzard Agreement for World Wide TTS Distribution Rights

PITTSBURGH, Penn. - Wizzard Software and AT&T add distribution rights for the telephony server version of AT&T's Natural Voices text-to-speech engine to their agreement.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jul 2004

Fluency Voice Technology Acquires SRC Telecom

LONDON - Fluency announced the acquisition of SRC Telecom from Voice Recognition Holdings. SRC Telecom will continue to operate under the name SRC Dictation Solutions.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jul 2004

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