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Lavastorm Technologies Forms a Global Alliance with Convergys

Lavastorm Technologies has signed a non-exclusive Global Alliance with Convergys .
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 May 2005

Vail Systems, Paraxip Technologies and CYGCOM Partner to Enable Converged Communication for Microsoft Speech Server

DEERFIELD, Ill., MONTREAL, Canada, and TORONTO, Canada - Vail Systems together with Paraxip Technologies and CYGCOM Integrated Technologies released a suite of telephony connectivity bundles, based on Intel® NetStructure™ communications building blocks, for Microsoft Speech Server 2004.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 May 2005

Genesys Names Thomson Prometric Exclusive Provider of Genesys Certification Exams

BALTIMORE and SAN FRANCISCO - Genesys Telecommunications Laboratories, Inc. has enlisted Thomson Prometric and part of The Thomson Corporation as its exclusive provider of certification exams for the Genesys Certified Professional (GCP) program.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 May 2005

Globitel Signs a Partnership Agreement with Nuance

From AME Info - Globitel has joined the Nuance OEM partnership program.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 May 2005

Voice Web Solutions Releases Voice Web Studio 2.0 for Macromedia Dreamweaver MX

SEATTLE, Washington - Voice Web Solutions released Voice Web Studio 2.0, an upgrade to Voice Web Studio 1.5, a SALT developer tool integrated with Macromedia Dreamweaver MX 2004.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 May 2005

Pronexus VBSALT 1.2 Supports Telephony Interface Managers from Brooktrout and Intel and Expands Language Support on Microsoft Speech Server R2

Pronexus introduced VBSALT 1.2, the latest generation of its application development tool, which supports the recently announced Microsoft Speech Server (MSS) 2004 R2.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 May 2005

Telephone Learning Software Uses a Phone and the Web to Assist with Essay Portion of the SAT

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. - Steven Donahue released the Telephone Learning Software capable of processing student essays by telephone and returning instant holistic scores.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 May 2005

The American Printing House for the Blind Has Chosen AT&T Natural Voices for Assistive Products

PITTSBURGH - The American Printing House for the Blind (APH) has chosen Wizzard's speech technology solution of AT&T's Natural Voices Software Development Kit for use in several of their assistive products.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 May 2005

NewVoiceMedia Names telisma as Strategic Partner and Adds New Member to Management Team

LAVERSTOKE, UK - NewVoiceMedia has selected telisma as its strategic partner for voice recognition and names Anthony Buxton to management team to lead the company's business development of its intelligent network services.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 May 2005

MERA Releases New Version of Softswitch

MERA Systems released MERA VoIP Transit Softswitch (MVTS).
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 May 2005

IT Analyst Firm Says VoIP Strategy Positions Microsoft to Compete in Telecom Market

LONDON, ON - IT analyst firm Info-Tech Research Group says that Microsoft's release of Microsoft Speech Server (MSS) 2004 R2 represents the latest step in an ongoing campaign to evolve the company beyond its position as the dominant IT software vendor into the realm traditionally reserved for telecommunications vendors.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 May 2005

Multimodal Interaction Working Group Releases Working Draft of Multimodal Architecture and Interfaces

The Multimodal Interaction Working Group released the First Public Working Draft of the Multimodal Architecture and Interfaces.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 May 2005

Vocalocity Appoints Carter and Burnett to New Positions

ATLANTA, Ga. - Vocalocity hired Jerry Carter as senior technical consultant and Dan Burnett as lead product manager.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 May 2005

Premier Travel Inn UK Deploys ScanSoft's Speech-Based Booking System

PEABODY, Mass. and GHENT, Belgium - Premier Travel Inn has deployed a ScanSoft® speech-based reservations system, called TINA (Travel Inn Now Automated).
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 May 2005

Allsec Selected NICE and Avaya

RA'ANANA, Israel - Allsec has placed an order with NICE Systems to implement its solution for contact centers. The project will be implemented in partnership with NICE partner Avaya GlobalConnect.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 May 2005

National 511 Alliance Adds LogicTree as Member

PHOENIX - PBS&J, SmartRoute Systems/Westwood One (SRS), Tele Atlas, and Meteorlogix added LogicTree as a full member of the national 511 Alliance.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 May 2005

Royal Philips Electronics Integrates SpeechMagic into "docma"

VIENNA, Austria and BARCELONA, Spain - Royal Philips Electronics integrated SpeechMagic into "docma," resulting in a speech recognition solution for the Spanish healthcare market.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 May 2005

Angel.com Releases Check-In/Check-Out Application

Angel.com's phone-based Check-In/Check-Out application is designed for companies who require employees to record work hours on a daily basis.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 May 2005

Cepstral Announces Swift MRCP Text-To-Speech

PITTSBURGH - Cepstral LLC released a Media Resource Control Protocol (MRCP) support for the Cepstral Swift Text-to-Speech System.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 May 2005

Barclays International Realty Selects iVoice

Barclays International Realty has installed an iVoice Speech-Enabled Auto Attendant.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 May 2005

CosmoCall Universe Version 4.5 Adds New Customer Interaction Tools

MELVILLE, N.Y. - CosmoCom released CosmoCall Universe Version 4.5.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 May 2005

S1 and Edify Release Voice Banking Solution

ATLANTA - S1 Corporation and its subsidiary Edify Corporation introduced the next generation of its speech application for the financial services industry.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 May 2005

Ai Squared Selects Wizzard Software for ZoomText Software

PITTSBURGH - Ai Squared has again chosen Wizzard's offering of IBM's ViaVoice for their ZoomText Magnifier/ScreenReader software, a screen access product for the visually-impaired.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 May 2005

Pronexus VeoDesign Receives Application Certification from Microsoft

Pronexus VeoDesign has been certified for use on Speech Server.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Apr 2005

SWK Technologies Deploys iVoice's Auto Speech Attendant

SWK Technologies has installed the iVoice Speech Enabled Auto Attendant.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Apr 2005

PIKA Technologies Launches Enhanced VoIP Portfolio and Initiatives in Host Media Processing

PIKA Technologies will release an integrated SIP stack for VoIP signaling to developers this June. The company also unveiled its host media processing (HMP) technology, which is slated for initial release later this year.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Apr 2005

MacSpeech Certifies Voice Tracker Array Microphone

MacSpeech, Inc. has certified the Voice Tracker& array microphone from Acoustic Magic for use with its product, iListen.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Apr 2005

AT&T and Wizzard Extend Worldwide Distribution Agreement

The current licensing/distribution relationship between Wizzard and AT&T, allowing Wizzard worldwide distribution of AT&T's Natural Voices text-to-speech engine, has been extended for an additional five-years.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Apr 2005

Yell Selects Voice Automation from Nuance

MENLO PARK, Calif. - Yell Group PLC, an online and offline directory operator, has chosen the Nuance Voice Platform™ as the basis for its voice-enabled customer service systems.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Apr 2005