Speech Technology Magazine

Speech Technology Digest

Telefónica Soluciones Integrates Loquendo Technology in Its Voice Applications Platform

TURIN, Italy - Loquendo and Telefónica Soluciones have signed a partner agreement whereby the Loquendo TTS synthetic speech engine and Loquendo ASR automatic voice recognition technology will be integrated within Telefónica Soluciones' ManagerVox®.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Feb 2005

Water Companies Select Virtual Solution from Fluency

LONDON - South East Water, Sutton & East Surrey Water, Bristol Water and Wessex Water selected Fluency's PaymentCapture™ speech recognition system.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Feb 2005

VDOT Launches Statewide 511 System for Traffic and Travel Information

RICHMOND, Va. - The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) launched the 511 Virginia system.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Feb 2005

Edify Releases New Consumer Electronics Speech Application

SANTA CLARA, Calif. - Edify Corporation released a new speech application for the consumer electronics industry that uses speech instead of touchtone-based menus.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Feb 2005

Marin County Government Selects Avaya Mobility Solutions

BASKING RIDGE, N.J. and MARIN COUNTY, Calif. - Marin County selected Avaya enterprise mobility solutions for its government employees.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Feb 2005

VoiceAge AMR-WB+ added to VIMIO Mobile Content Distribution Platform

CANNES, France - VoiceAge Corporation and VIMIO Ltd. announced that VoiceAge's AMR-WB+ audio compression coding technology has been selected by VIMIO and integrated into the VIMIO Content Distribution Platform.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Feb 2005

Vail Systems Releases SIP VoIP Telephony Interface Manager for Microsoft Speech Server 2004

Vail Systems announced Microsoft product certification of its Vail SIP Telephony Interface Manager (TIM) for Microsoft Speech Server 2004.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Feb 2005

Avaya Updates Interactive Response

From CRM Daily - Avaya's latest version of its speech self-service platform, Interactive Response, incorporates new support for open voice standards and better integration to third party applications.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Feb 2005

SandCherry and Datria Partner on Voice-Enabled Work Force Management

SandCherry and Datria Systems have teamed to deliver Datria's field service applications for two-way radios using SandCherry's Voice4 Radio platform.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Feb 2005

Alcatel's Genesys and Microsoft Deliver Combined Solution

PARIS and REDMOND, Wash. - Genesys Telecommunications Laboratories, Inc. and Microsoft Corp. introduced a new, combined solution that delivers converged enterprise communication services on existing and next-generation infrastructures.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Feb 2005

Clarity Technologies Software Helps Robots Hear and Communicate

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. - CVC® (Clear Voice Capture) technology has been integrated into a newly developed personal robot.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Feb 2005

Aculab Unveiled the Beta Release of Telephony Interface Manager for Microsoft Speech Server 2004

SAN FRANCISCO - Aculab unveiled the beta release of its telephony interface manager (TIM) for the Microsoft Speech Server 2004.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Feb 2005

NHS Trust Selects Speech Recognition from Telephonetics

HEMEL HEMPSTEAD, England - The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust has chosen the Telephonetics ContactPortal® to automate its internal and external communications.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Feb 2005

Avaya Receives Frost & Sullivan's Award for Contact Center Excellence

BASKING RIDGE, N.J. - Avaya Inc. has received the Frost & Sullivan Award for Contact Center End-User Choice in North America based on its survey of senior contact center decision-makers.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Feb 2005

Two Join Kurzweil Education Systems

Kurzweil Educational Systems, Inc. announced the appointment of two additions to its U.S. sales staff.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Feb 2005

Muraspec Selects Telephonetics

Muraspec selects Telephonetics' ContactPortal® - a virtual operator that takes, makes, screens and transfers calls using speech recognition.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Feb 2005

The Plum Group Selects Wizzard Software to Supply AT&T Natural Voices Linux Telephony Version for Plum's VoiceXML IVR Platform

PITTSBURGH - The Plum Group, Inc. selected Wizzard's AT&T Natural Voices for Linux Server Edition Software Development Kit offering for use as a component of Plum's VoiceXML 2.x IVR Platform.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Feb 2005

LumenVox and Vocalocity Partner

SAN DIEGO and ATLANTA - LumenVox and Vocalocity® announced a co-marketing initiative and the general availability of their integrated product solution.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Feb 2005

CallMiner Announces Agreement With In-Q-Tel for Speech Analytics Technology

FORT MYERS, Fla. - CallMiner Inc. has signed a strategic investment and development agreement with In-Q-Tel, a private venture group funded by the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA).
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Feb 2005

Soleo Communications Appoints New VP of Sales

FAIRPORT, N.Y. - Soleo Communications, Inc. appointed Steven R. Bourgeois to vice president of worldwide sales.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Feb 2005

BYOBroadcast Selects Brooktrout Technology

DALLAS - BYOBroadcast has selected Brooktrout's TR1000 speech platform for a new automated medical appointment messaging and response service.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Feb 2005

iVoice Deploying Auto Speech Attendant at LaPorte County Government Complex

MATAWAN, N.J. - LaPorte County in Indiana has installed the iVoice Speech Enabled Auto Attendant at its government complex.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Feb 2005

MIR3 Announces the Availability of inAlertCenter

MIR3 announced the availability of inAlertCenter, which enables companies and organizations to consolidate and manage emergency communications during disasters and network outages.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Feb 2005

Eicon Networks and Alliance Systems Announce Partnership

PLANO, Texas - Eicon Networks Corporation and Alliance Systems announced that they have signed a distribution agreement for Alliance Systems to distribute Eicon's Diva Server™.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Feb 2005

Wizzard Software Announces Retail Partnership with Health One of Southern Illinois for Rex - The Talking Bottle

PITTSBURGH - Health One of Southern Illinois will be using Rex-The Talking Bottle system in their pharmacy and adding the Rex Starter Kits for personal use to their store shelves.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Feb 2005

FutureCom Announces Voice Prompt Health Checklist

COLUMBUS - FutureCom Technologies has developed a checklist of things to consider when evaluating the health of your voice prompts.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Feb 2005

Empire Medicare Services Call Center Announces Implementation of Part A and Part B Voice Self-Service System from MicroAutomation

MANASSAS, Va. - Empire Medicare Services implemented a voice self-service system installed by MicroAutomation and ScanSoft.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Feb 2005

QualiLife Enhances Solutions with Loquendo Technology

TURIN, Italy - QualiLife integrates Loquendo's multilingual speech technology into its range of solutions.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Feb 2005

Philips Extends Functionality of SpeechMagic for Increased Reporting Workflow Options in Hospitals

VIENNA, Austria - Royal Philips Electronics announced that it has enhanced its speech recognition technology, SpeechMagic.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Feb 2005