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Nortel and BCE Elix Sign Partnership Agreement

MONTREAL, Quebec - BCE Elix and Nortel signed a partnership agreement for the delivery of contact center solutions.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jun 2005

Digium and Cepstral Enter Text-To-Speech Partnership for Linux Telephony

PITTSBURGH and HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - Digium and Cepstral partnered to provide Cepstral Swift Text-To-Speech (TTS) languages and voices for Digium's Linux telephony platforms and applications.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jun 2005

ScanSoft Introduces SpeechPAK Utilities Suite 2.0

BURLINGTON, Mass. - ScanSoft, Inc. released SpeechPAK™ Utilities Suite 2.0, the latest release in its series of packaged application kits.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jun 2005

Telstra Appoints New CEO

SYDNEY, Australia - Solomon (Sol) Trujillo has been appointed to chief executive officer and executive director of the company.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jun 2005

Wizzard Software Offering AT&T Natural Voices for Apple Mac OS X

PITTSBURGH - AT&T Natural Voices will soon be available for Apple Mac OS 10.3 in English, French, German and Spanish.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jun 2005

Hanson Robotics Selects Acapela to Speak for Philip K. Dick Robot

Hanson Robotics Inc has chosen Acapela text-to-speech to voice enable its robots.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jun 2005

LDHC Launches Product Powered by IBM ViaVoice Technology

Learning Differences Help Center (LDHC) has launched its Simply Speaking product, which was developed with assistance from Wizzard's services team.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jun 2005

Voice Technologies Launches Voice Messenger Powered by SpeechMagic

PAISLEY - Voice Technologies launched Voice Messenger, a new speech recognition solution based on the SpeechMagic engine from Philips Speech Recognition Systems.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jun 2005

W3C Advances the VoiceXML 2.1 Specification to Candidate Recommendation

The W3C published the VoiceXML 2.1 specification as a Candidate Recommendation to indicate that the document is believed to be stable and to encourage implementation by the developer community.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jun 2005

Pfizer Selected ICT GROUP to Provide Customer Support Services for Helpful Answers Program

NEWTOWN, Pa. - Pfizer Inc. has selected ICT GROUP, Inc. to provide customer assistance services in support of its Pfizer Helpful Answers™ initiative.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jun 2005

Witness Systems Appoints Chief Customer and Chief Learning Officers

ATLANTA - Witness appointed Keith Cooley as its first chief customer officer (CCO) and Bill Byron Concevitch as its first chief learning officer (CLO).
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jun 2005

Voxpilot and Anco Partner; Voxpilot Open Media Platform Supports Multimedia Services

Voxpilot and Anco partnered to bring VoiceXML-based interactive voice response (IVR) solutions to Greece and Voxpilot has designed the Voxpilot Open Media Platform to support video applications and multimedia services.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 May 2005

Genesys Announces SIP Contact Center Solution

MIAMI - Genesys Telecommunications Laboratories, Inc. released a new Genesys Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) contact center solution that provides customer interaction control for any SIP-enabled infrastructure, regardless of vendor.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 May 2005

Ultradata Selects Sensory Speech Recognition for Road Genie Hand-held Navigator

Ultradata Road Genie Audio Navigation System selected Sensory's RSC-4128 speech recognition IC.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 May 2005

Envox Worldwide Expands Professional Services Initiative

WESTBOROUGH, Mass. - Envox Worldwide has expanded its Professional Services initiative to better assist companies in their move to open, standards-based voice solutions.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 May 2005

Cisco and IBM to Deliver New Speech-Enabled Self-Service Solutions

SOMERS, N.Y. - IBM and Cisco jointly plan to deliver speech-enabled self-service solutions that combine IBM's WebSphere Voice Server product and Cisco's Customer Voice Portal to contact centers.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 May 2005

Loquendo Releases Loquendo ASR 6.6

TURIN, Italy - Loquendo released Loquendo ASR 6.6.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 May 2005

New Enterprise Customers Choose Angel.com for IVR Solutions in 2005

Angel.com has attracted 35 new enterprise-class customers in the first four months of 2005.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 May 2005

Atos Origin Partners with Loquendo on New Interactive Virtual Assistant Solution

Atos Origin, jointly with Loquendo, released its new Web-based self-service and multi-channel applications in new conversational interfaces and interactive virtual assistants at the Loquendo stand at Voice World Europe 2005.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 May 2005

Philips SpeechMagic Wins UK E-Health Innovation Award

Royal Philips Electronics' speech recognition technology SpeechMagic has won the E-Health Innovation Awards in the United Kingdom in the category "Best Use of E-Health to Improve Efficiency."
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 May 2005

Speakwire Makes Headlines Talk

CEC Systems launched Speakwire in May 2005.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 May 2005

Metaphor Launches International Distribution of Its Packaged Speech Applications

WELLESLEY, Mass. - Metaphor Solutions develops new partnerships to expand its distribution to international markets.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 May 2005

Envox Worldwide Launches Envox 6.1 VoiceXML Studio

WESTBOROUGH, Mass. - Envox Worldwide released the Envox 6.1 VoiceXML Studio, which enables developers to create DTMF-based or speech-enabled applications that run on any VoiceXML 2.0-compliant gateway.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 May 2005

Frost & Sullivan Recognizes Convergys

PALO ALTO, Calif. & CINCINNATI - Frost & Sullivan has recognized Convergys Corporation with its 2004 Market Leadership Award. Frost & Sullivan also named Convergys as the market share leader in the North American contact center outsourcing industry for the second consecutive year.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 May 2005

Aculab Supports Microsoft Speech Server 2004 R2

MILTON KEYNES, U.K. - Aculab now supports Microsoft Speech Server (MSS) 2004 R2, which is being launched on June 1 at Microsoft's Tech Ed 2005 event.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 May 2005

Premiere Global Services Launches Two Speech-Enabled Solutions

ATLANTA - Premiere Global Services Inc. added two new speech-enabled solutions to its suite of voice services: an Automated Payment feature that enables businesses to accept credit card payments over the telephone, and an Interactive Survey feature that speeds up the survey and data collection process - all without live agent intervention.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 May 2005

Traditional Telephony Dying at Hands of VoIP, According to Research Group

LONDON, ON - The adoption of VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) technology is the death knell for traditional telephony, says a study from information technology research firm Info-Tech Research Group.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 May 2005

Superior Court Adopts Speech Technology to Serve Citizens via the Telephone

SANTA CLARA, Calif. - Napa Superior Court chooses Edify and ATI to give residents 24/7 access to jury, criminal and traffic information.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 May 2005

Larry Underwood to Lead NextiraOne Professional and Managed Services Practice

HOUSTON - NextiraOne has appointed Larry Underwood to lead the professional services practice.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 May 2005