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Otellini to Succeed Barrett As Intel CEO

From CBS MarketWatch: SAN JOSE, Calif. - Intel's board of directors announced Paul Otellini will replace chief executive Craig Barrett when he steps down to become chairman in May.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2004

Speech Recognition Ware Launches Transcription Aid

Speech Recognition Ware announced the launch of Transcription Aid for Dragon NaturallySpeaking.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2004

Customized Multilingual Communication Provided with SpeechGuard

Ectaco announces customization of the SpeechGuard PD-4.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2004

Southwest Airlines Leaps To Top Of Customer Service In VocaLabs SectorPulse Airlines Report

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. - In the most recent Vocal Laboratories SectorPulse Airlines report, issued October 15, 2004, Southwest Airlines leaped to the top of the customer service standings among the eight airlines evaluated.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2004

8hertz and Kirusa Announce Multimodal Solutions for the Automobile Industry

BERLIN, Germany, and EDISON, N.J. - 8hertz and Kirusa announced the availability of multimodal applications for the automobile industry.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2004

ScanSoft Launches Industry-Wide Open Speech Initiative

PEABODY, Mass. - ScanSoft, Inc. launched an industry-backed initiative to enable interoperability among speech applications and tools.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2004

SynaMed Taps ScanSoft Dragon NaturallySpeaking Medical

PEABODY, Mass. and KEW GARDENS, N.Y. - SynaMed announced that it will integrate ScanSoft® Dragon NaturallySpeaking® Medical to enable speech recognition within its suite of EMR software.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2004

Inland Revenue Offers Tax Payers Telephone Tax Filing

Fifty thousand UK taxpayers have this year been given the opportunity to file the new self-assessment short tax return over the telephone, following last year's successful pilot of the Inland Revenue's advanced speech recognition service.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2004

HeyAnita Unveils Content Delivery Service

HeyAnita unveiled its Content Delivery Service (CDSTM) software, which enables mobile phone users to receive audio content regardless of handset technology.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2004

MERA Systems Unveils a New VoIP-based Service Creation Platform

TORONTO - MERA Systems, Inc. announced MERA SIPrise, its new VoIP-based service creation platform.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2004

First Data Launches Fast REACT

First Data announces Fast REACT , a new end-to-end processing solution, which allows customers to leverage the power of Experian's Notification Services.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2004

ScanSoft Introduces Dragon NaturallySpeaking Medical 8

PEABODY, Mass. - ScanSoft announced the availability of Dragon NaturallySpeaking® Medical 8, a new release of the speech recognition solution designed for healthcare organizations.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2004

Alliance Systems Adds Two Executives to Finance Team

PLANO, Texas - Alliance Systems has promoted David Moore to vice president and corporate controller and has appointed Todd Kehoe to vice president and treasurer.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2004

The W3C Announces Revised Pronunciation Lexicon Requirements Document

The W3C Voice Browser Working Group announces a revised Pronunciation Lexicon Requirements document.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2004

MacSpeech Releases Australian/UK iListen 1.6.5

SALEM, N.H. - MacSpeech, Inc. released an update to the UK English version of its iListen speech recognition program.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2004

Uzbektelecom Selects MERA Systems Solutions for VOIP Network

Toronto, ON, Canada - Uzbektelecom, a provider of telecommunications services in Uzbekistan, announced that it has deployed MERA's MVTS Session Controller in its nationwide VoIP network.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2004

MoveOn PAC Receives Answers from Angel.com

MCLEAN, Va. - MoveOn PAC implemented a hosted call center management solution from Angel.com.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2004

Continental Airlines Broadens eQuality Deployment with Speech Analytics Capability

ATLANTA - Continental Airlines announced that it is deploying Witness Systems' speech analytics solution in Continental's Tampa, Florida-based reservation center.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2004

ScanSoft Negotiating to Buy ART Advanced Recognition Technologies

According to a story published by Globes [online], Tel Aviv-based ART - Advanced Recognition Technologies is in advanced acquisition negotiations with US company ScanSoft.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2004

Pronexus VBSALT 1.1 Delivers Outbound Dialing Capabilities

Pronexus introduced VBSALT 1.1, the latest generation of its application development tool for Microsoft Speech Server (MSS 2004).
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2004

AVST Releases CallXpress 7.5

AVST released CallXpress 7.5, the latest version of its unified communications solution.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2004

Cintech Announces Purchase Agreement with Skyflow

CINCINNATI - Cintech LLC announced that it has completed an agreement to purchase the assets of Skyflow Inc.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2004

Envox Worldwide Names Nick Applegarth Vice President of Marketing and Sales for EMEA

WESTBOROUGH, Mass. - Envox Worldwide announced that Nick Applegarth, the former managing director of Nuance EMEA, has joined the company as vice president of marketing and sales for Envox EMEA.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2004

Convergys Expands Business Transformation Outsourcing Services with Acquisition of Finali

Convergys acquires Finali , a contact center analytics firm.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2004

Clarity Technologies Adds Surround Sound Technology to Its Portfolio for the Automotive and Home Theater Markets

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. - Clarity Technologies acquires rights to develop and commercialize the next generation of ISP Technologies' Intelligent Surround™ technology.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2004

Loquendo Releases Studio 6.0

Loquendo releases Loquendo Studio 6.0, the latest version of Service Development and Testing Environment for deploying VoiceXML.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2004

Edify Names Jim Wambach Vice President

SANTA CLARA, Calif. - Edify Corporation announced the appointment of Jim Wambach as vice president of worldwide sales operations.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2004

MacSpeech Appoints German Distributor for iLISTEN

SALEM, N.H. - MacSpeech has announced that it has appointed Application Systems Heidelberg as its distributor for Germany.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2004

SRC Appoints New Head of Technical Operations as Digital Dictation Support Facility Expands

LONDON - SRC has appointed James Araali-Kabyanga as head of technical operations.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2004