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ScanSoft VoCon Games Speech SDK Available for Free Evaluation by PC and Console Developers

From gameinfowire.com - ScanSoft, Inc.'s family of VoCon Gaming Speech Software Developer Kit (SDK) products is available for free download and evaluation for qualified PC and video game developers.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jun 2005

Loquendo Expands Emotional TTS Range with Paola and Luca

Loquendo presents two new Emotional TTS Voices: Italian personas Paola and Luca.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jun 2005

CPT Teams with Excel Switching

CPT International partnered with Excel Switching Corporation to provide call routing based on Session Initiation Protocol (SIP).
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jun 2005

The VoiceXML Forum Continues Vendor Certification

The VoiceXML Forum's platform certification program continues to gain momentum.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jun 2005

Voice2Form Supports Web Site Integration Using Voice and Speech Recognition Technology

Voice2Form, which holds a patent for a voice recognition system to help people fill out forms for a variety of commercial and governmental agencies, now supports commercial Web site integration using Voice2Form patented technology.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jun 2005

NICE Completes Acquisition of Dictaphone's Communications Recording Systems Business

RA'ANANA, Israel - NICE Systems completed the acquisition of Dictaphone's Communications Recording Systems (CRS™) business.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jun 2005

Mount Carmel St. Ann's Hospital Selects ScanSoft Dragon NaturallySpeaking Medical 8

Mount Carmel St. Ann's Hospital, a health care provider in central Ohio, has implemented ScanSoft Dragon NaturallySpeaking Medical 8.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jun 2005

Trinitas Hospital Goes Live with Automated Operator for Health Care from Speech Technology Associates

Trinitas Hospital is in full production with Automated Operator for healthcare, a speech-enabled auto-attendant solution developed for patient-care facilities by Speech Technology Associates.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jun 2005

IP Unity Launches Three-Phase Roadmap, Enhances Mereon Unified Messaging and Conferencing Applications, and Launches Mereon 3000 Media Server

CHICAGO, Ill. - IP Unity launched a multiphase roadmap for IMS compliance; Mereon 3.0 - a host of upgrades and enhancements to the messaging, applications server and conferencing applications software on its Mereon 6000 Media Server; and its IP Unity Mereon 3000 Media Server.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jun 2005

Freedom Scientific LSG Selects Wizzard Software to Provide New Voices for WYNN 4.0

PITTSBURGH - Freedom Scientific Learning Systems Group (LSG) has chosen Wizzard's offering of AT&T Natural Voices for use in WYNN 4.0.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jun 2005

Nexidia Releases "Nexidia Enterprise Speech Intelligence 5.0"

ATLANTA, Ga. - Nexidia released its Nexidia Enterprise Speech Intelligence (ESI) 5.0.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jun 2005

The Pythia Consortium Selects VoiceWeb and Loquendo Technology to Power Taxi Dispatching System

TURIN, Italy - Pythia Consortium has selected VoiceWeb to develop a taxi dispatching system leveraging Loquendo's VoxNauta™ Platform.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jun 2005

DaimlerChrysler Customer Assistance Center to Implement Witness Systems' Quality Monitoring Software

ATLANTA and LONDON, U.K. - The DaimlerChrysler Customer Assistance Center (CAC) based in Maastricht in the Netherlands, will implement Witness Systems' contact center quality monitoring solution.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jun 2005

VoiceObjects Integrates Loquendo Technology

TURIN, Italy - VoiceObjects integrates Loquendo's multilingual VoiceXML platform VoxNauta™ into VoiceObjects X5™.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jun 2005

AgileTV Appoints Bob Greiner to Executive Post

MENLO PARK, Calif. - AgileTV appointed Bob Greiner as senior vice president of sales.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jun 2005

Nortel Releases Nortel Applications Center Platform

SANTA CLARA, Calif. - Nortel released the Nortel Applications Center that brings together contact center, speech, unified messaging, and multimedia collaboration into an application environment.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jun 2005

Vonage Customer Service Selects Avaya IP Telephony Contact Center Solutions

Vonage announced its sales and service subsidiary, Vonage America, has chosen Avaya's SIP-based telephony and contact center solutions to expand its call center capacity and productivity.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jun 2005

Eicon Networks Supports Microsoft Speech Server 2004 R2

ORLANDO - Eicon's Diva Server product line will be providing support for Microsoft Speech Server (MSS) 2004 R2.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jun 2005

Envox Worldwide Appoints Mark D. Flanagan CEO

Envox Worldwide's board of directors has appointed Mark D. Flanagan as CEO, expanding his previous role as the company's president and chief operating officer.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jun 2005

NextiraOne and UAC Sign a Multi-year Agreement to Jointly Service Voice Maintenance Enterprise Customers in North America

HOUSTON - NextiraOne, LLC and United Asset Coverage (UAC) have signed a multi-year agreement to jointly service voice maintenance enterprise customers in North America.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jun 2005

Genesys Integrates Loquendo Technology

TURIN, Italy - Loquendo and Genesys Telecommunications Laboratories, Inc. unveiled the interoperability between Loquendo's multilingual text-to-speech (TTS) technology and the Genesys Voice Platform.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jun 2005

GECIS, GE Capital Affiliate Deploys Mass Production Implementation of NICE Perform

RA'ANANA, Israel - GECIS, a GE Capital affiliate, has deployed the first mass production implementation of NICE Perform
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jun 2005

Voice Partners Launches UK Design Practice, Studio and Training Facility in London

PALO ALTO, Calif. - Voice Partners opened its UK subsidiary and design office.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jun 2005

Loquendo Opens Office in France

TURIN, Italy - Loquendo opened its new office in Paris, France. Also, Philippe Poux has joined the company's international team to distribute Loquendo technology throughout the country.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jun 2005

Nokia Integrates Imagetalk Symbol Writer for Nokia 7710 with Acapela Text-to-speech

Imagetalk Symbol Writer for the Nokia 7710 multimedia smartphone is a symbols-based mobile communication solution with Acapela built-in text-to-speech.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jun 2005

Kirusa and Acapela Group Expand Partnership to Speech-enable Multimodal Solutions

Kirusa and Acapela Group have signed a strategic reseller agreement reinforcing the partnership set up between the two companies in 2003.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jun 2005

Nuance Releases Nuance Voice Creation Tools

MENLO PARK, Calif. - Nuance's custom voice creation toolset, used in tandem with Nuance's Vocalizer 4.0 text-to-speech engine, is designed to make custom text-to-speech (TTS) voice development manageable for customers needing multiple custom voices.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jun 2005

Carrius Supports WIN and CAMEL on Compleat-200

Carrius Technologies' Compleat-200 has added support for the Wireless Intelligent Networks (WIN) protocol and the Customized Applications for Mobile network Enhanced Logic (CAMEL) protocol.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jun 2005

VoxSurf Reveals That Frustrated UK Mobile Users Are Baffled by Traditional Voicemail Systems

LONDON, U.K. - Research from VoxSurf reveals that more than one-third of UK mobile users are so confused by their voicemail systems that they can do little more than check for new messages.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jun 2005