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Loquendo Launches Expressive TTS

At SYSTEMS 2004, which will take place in Munich, Germany from October 18-22, Loquendo will be unveiling Loquendo TTS Expressive Voices.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Oct 2004

Toshiba Phone System Announces Strata CIX

Toshiba announces the Strata CIX upgrade to the Strata CTX.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Oct 2004

Eicon Networks Introduces New Shiva VPN Gateways

BOSTON - Eicon Networks announced the introduction of the Shiva VPN Gateways range with new security features and software.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Oct 2004

Telisma Records French Children's Speech Database as Part of the Neologos Project

One of the Neologos objectives is to overcome this shortage of dedicated data for French children.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Oct 2004

EsnaTech Steps Up With Working ASR AA Product

From CommWeb - The EsnaTech Telephony Office-LinX enterprise edition is more than just an auto attendant. It supports many features including unified messaging and instant messaging, but this test focused on the automated speech recognition auto-attendant capabilities. This component of the product comes with many features including support for eight different languages.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Oct 2004

teliSpeech available on VoiceGenie NexusPoint 6.4 Platform

PARIS and TORONTO - Telisma's new speech recognition technology integrates VoiceGenie's NexusPoint VoiceXML platform.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Oct 2004

Frost & Sullivan Honors Unified Messaging Solution by Interactive Intelligence

PALO ALTO, Calif. - Frost & Sullivan's recent study, North American Enterprise Messaging Markets, acknowledged Interactive Intelligence Inc.'s product innovation abilities in developing Communite(TM) for the enterprise unified messaging (UM) market.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Oct 2004

BBC Broadcasters Select HTK for Database

Embarrassing blunders over names and places in unfamiliar languages should be a thing of the past for BBC broadcasters thanks to a solution developed by HTK.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Oct 2004

VoiceGate and Strategic Connections Announce Technology Partnership

Strategic Connections Inc. and VoiceGate Corporation have joined forces to deliver a suite of productivity and call management tools designed to assist automotive dealers to sell more vehicles and increase customer retention.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Oct 2004

Convergys Adds Apptera's Configurable Speech Applications to SpeechPort Platform

SAN BRUNO, Calif. - Convergys has signed an agreement under which Convergys will provide Apptera's suite of packaged speech applications as part of its speech platform.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Oct 2004

GTECH to Voice Enable Web Infrastructure with Intervoice Omvia Voice Framework

GTECH Holdings selected Intervoice to deliver several speech-enabled applications within its customer service offering.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Oct 2004

Fonix Adds Voice Recognition to Game Play

Yelling at a videogame used to be considered a sign of overexcitement, or perhaps mild insanity. But today, when players holler at their video screens, chances are, it's helping them win.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Oct 2004

MacSpeech Releases MouseAnywhere ScriptPak

MacSpeech released MouseAnywhere, which allows the user to position the mouse using commands like "Go," "Nudge," and "Move Mouse."
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Oct 2004

Loquendo TTS Supports Mixed Language Texts and Expressiveness

Loquendo announced that a new European country has been added in its portfolio: Holland.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Oct 2004

Vocomo Announces VoIP-Based IVR Product Supporting VoiceXML 2.0, SIP, H.323, and RTP

Vocomo announced its new open standards Voice-over-IP (VoIP) IVR platform: VocomoVoice Response for VoIP.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Oct 2004

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