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New Babson Program Transforms Scientists into Business Leaders

WELLESLEY, Mass. - Babson executive education will premier a new executive education program to turn scientists and managers into business leaders.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2004

Rhetorical Adds Bilingual German Voices Portfolio

EDINBURGH, Scotland - Rhetorical created new voices for the German market capable of switching between German and English.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2004

ScanSoft's Directory Assistance Solutions Team to Develop Carrier-Grade Hosted Service for Corporate and National Directory Inquiries

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM and GHENT, BELGIUM -ScanSoft, Inc. (Nasdaq: SSFT) announced a partnership with Hosted Telephony Solutions Ltd. (HTS), to develop a speech-enabled Directory Assistance (DA) application powered by SpeechWorks® solutions from ScanSoft.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2004

Definity Health Deploys TuVox CVR

LOS ALTOS, Calif. - Definity Health's members and providers gain faster access to customized services with state-of-the-art automated speech recognition.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2004

BMW Selects Peiker's CVC EnabledBluetooth Hands-Free Car Kit

Clarity Technologies' CVC voice communications software technology embedded in Peiker's Bluetooth hands-free system will be available to more consumers in the United States in the soon-to-be released automobiles for the Mini Cooper.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2004

Apptera Supports Microsoft Speech Server 2004

SAN FRANCISCO - Alliance with Microsoft allows Apptera to deliver SALT-based packaged speech applications for financial services.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2004

Sakrament Launches Sakrament Personal Voice Master 1.0

MINSK, BELARUS - Application enables users to hear any text-based information in their own voices on the basis of Sakrament TTS Engine.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2004

Sparkasse Vest Deploys First MPS 500 in Central Europe

FRANKFURT, Germany - Sparkasse Vest Recklinghausen has deployed a next generation IVR solution from Nortel Networks.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2004

IBM Announces New Speech Technology and Middleware around Conversational Access

SAN FRANCISCO - New offerings aim to help developers extend business processes by
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2004

NetByTel, Vocalocity and ScanSoft Team up on First Hosted Commercial SALT Deployments

BOCA RATON, Fla., ATLANTA, Ga. and PEABODY, Mass. - Key Bank, Mailboxes, Etc. and Shell benefiting from market leaders' dedication to open standards for speech recognition.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2004

Metaphor Solutions Announces Immediate Availability of 20 Packaged Speech IVR Applications for Microsoft Speech Server 2004

WELLESLEY, Mass. - Metaphor Solutions announced the availability of 20 packaged applications.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2004

Brooktrout Launches Direct Sales and Support Office in Japan

NEEDHAM, MA - Brooktrout Technology announced the opening of Brooktrout Japan™, its sales and support office in Japan.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2004

Syntellect Announces Availability of Standard Personas

PHOENIX - Research shows that, whether it is intended or not, callers attribute personality traits to the speech systems they use. Using the right persona may improve caller comfort levels, enhance customer satisfaction and reinforce a company's image and brand.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2004

Nuance Named Leader in Worldwide Market Share According to Preliminary Analyst Firm Report on Speech Recognition Software Market

MENLO PARK, Calif. - Nuance announced that Gartner has named the company the worldwide speech software market share leader, based on port shipments in 2003.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2004

Empirix Launches Call Quality Assurance Service for Voice Over IP

WALTHAM, Mass. - Voice WatchSM hosted monitoring service adds on module that ensures end-to-end call clarity.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2004

Convergys Receives Frost & Sullivan Award

PALO ALTO, Calif. and CINCINNATI - Convergys Receives Frost & Sullivan's 2003 Market Leadership Award in Contact Center Outsourcing Industry.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2004

Voice.Trust Announces its New Voice-Portal Strategy

MUNICH, Germany - Carrying the success from enterprise applications, such as automated password reset and two-factor authentication, to large end-user Voice-Portals, where the Voice.Trust server acts as a general secure authentication gateway, the Voice.Trust Server protects services or transactions from unauthorized access or manipulation.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2004

ART and Clarity Team Up

TROY, Mich. and ATLANTA - New cooperation agreement makes Clarity Technologies Inc.'s CVC® and ART's smARTspeak solutions available together.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2004

Cool C Announces the Addition of a New Text Component to their Cool C Interactive Speech Software

PLANTATION, Fla. - Cool C releases Cool C Read Writer™ as a component for their interactive speech software.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2004

Intervoice Announces Release of Omvia Voice Framework and Voice Express Packaged Applications to Support Microsoft Speech Server 2004

SAN FRANCISCO - Intervoice experience in telephony platforms and solutions aids Microsoft to prepare speech technology for mainstream adoption.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2004

Intervoice Enhances Capabilities of Speech-Enabled Retirement Services Application for Diversified Investment Advisors

DALLAS - Retirement services industry further increases customer service levels and decreases call volumes with Intervoice solution.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2004

MacSpeech Files Taxes for TurboTax 2003

SALEM, NH - iListen version 1.6.4 is recommended in order to use all the commands in this ScriptPak.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2004

Voxware Appoints Vice President of Delivery Services

PRINCETON, N.J. - Supply chain solutions expert Donald Noble joins executive team.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2004

VoiceXML Forum Endorses Release of VoiceXML 2.0 Recommendation; Readies Platform Certification Program

PISCATAWAY, N.J. - Vendors encouraged to submit products for certification now.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2004

Brooktrout Supports SALT Industry Standard for Delivering Speech-Enabled Telephony and Multi-Modal Applications

SAN FRANCISCO - Brooktrout Technology Inc. announced its relationship with Microsoft to expand the enterprise speech market.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2004

Nortel Networks Introduces New Wireless Solutions for Converged Business Communications

ORLANDO, FL - Nortel Networks* [NYSE/TSX: NT] announced a new set of wireless local area network (WLAN) solutions.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2004

VoiceObjects Appoints Vice President of Sales and Launches Operations in North America

COLOGNE, Germany - The German vendor of Voice Application Management System recruits high-tech veteran Troy Kamphuis.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2004

Convergys Announces New Knowledge Creation Center

CINCINNATI - Center mines voice of the customer feedback to improve efficiencies and effectiveness.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2004

Voice Signal Technologies Appoints Former Ericsson Executive Jan Pantzar as Vice President of Sales

WOBURN, Mass. - Industry veteran Pantzar expected to expand worldwide sales and drive growth.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2004