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Nortel Appoints Mike Zafirovski to President and CEO

TORONTO - Nortel Networks Corporation's board of directors appointed Mike S. Zafirovski as president and chief executive officer (CEO).
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Oct 2005

NCT Integrates Voice Technologies to OSE

NCT integrated its ClearSpeech noise reduction technology with the OSE Real Time Operating System.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Oct 2005

Empirix Awarded Patent for Component of End-to-end Testing Solution for CRM Environments

BEDFORD, Mass. - Empirix Inc. has been issued U.S. patent #6,944,799 for its Multimedia Synchronization System, an element of its end-to-end testing service for Customer Relationship Management (CRM) technology environments involving products from vendors such as Avaya, Cisco, Genesys and Siebel.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Oct 2005

SFR Deploys Mobile Speak to Visually Impaired Mobile Subscribers

SFR, a French mobile operator, offers subscribers equipped with a multimedia device free software that makes key features of the handset accessible by speech.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Oct 2005

Genesys and IBM Expand Speech Solution Offering

SAN FRANCISCO - Genesys Telecommunications Laboratories, Inc. and IBM entered a new technology and reseller agreement in which the Genesys Voice Platform (GVP) technology offering has expanded to include the addition of IBM WebSphere Voice Server (WVS) speech solutions.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Oct 2005

Mitchell Grocery Deploys Voxware's VoiceLogistics

LAWRENCE, N.J. - Mitchell Grocery, a wholesale grocery distribution center that serves more than 250 independent supermarkets in the Southeast, has selected Voxware's VoiceLogistics to voice-enable its logistics operations.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Oct 2005

Chi Mei Communications Systems Selects VoiceSignal

WOBURN, Mass. - Chi Mei licensed VoiceSignal VSuite 2.0 software for implementation on Chi Mei Smartphones.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Oct 2005

Fluency Voice Technology Appoints New Vice President of Product Development

LONDON and NEW YORK - Doctor Jacob Abboud has joined Fluency Voice Technology's executive management team as the newly appointed vice president of product development.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Oct 2005

mobilkom austria Launches Next Generation Services with the VoiceGenie VoiceXML Media Platform

BOSTON - mobilkom austria, an Austrian mobile communications provider, has deployed the VoiceGenie VoiceXML platform to deliver interactive voice response (IVR) solutions to their subscribers.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Oct 2005

Convergys Releases SpeechPort

CINCINNATI - Convergys Corporation added the Convergys SpeechPort™ Open Hosting Environment (OHE) to its portfolio of speech and multi-channel technology solutions.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Oct 2005

Tegic and ScanSoft Partner

SEATTLE & BURLINGTON, Mass. - Tegic Communications has signed an agreement with ScanSoft, Inc. to license its speech and handwriting technologies for use on cell phones and mobile devices.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Oct 2005

VIDA Software Opens Natural Interaction Technology

MADRID - VIDA Software launched its partner program.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Oct 2005

Borland Software Selects Angel.com's Virtual Call Center

MCLEAN, Va. - Borland Software Corporation has deployed Angel.coms Virtual Call Center solution.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2005

BeVocal Recognized for Speech-Enabled Solutions

Frost & Sullivan presented the 2005 Speech Application & Technology Customer Value Enhancement Award to BeVocal.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2005

NMS Communications Partners with Interactive Media and Netcentrex

BOSTON - Interactive Media is using the NMS Communications' Vision Video Transcoder to provide telecom operators with a new 3G-324M solution; and Netcentrex is using the NMS Communications' multimedia products to create and deploy new 3G voice and video solutions.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2005

Globestar Systems and Loquendo Sign Worldwide Partnership Agreement

Globestar Systems, a provider of integrated wireless business solutions, has entered into an agreement which enables GlobeStar to incorporate the Loquendo TTS synthetic speech engine as part of its ConnexALL.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2005

NICE Named Industry Leader by Independent Analyst Firm Frost & Sullivan

RA'ANANA, Israel - In the recent 2005 study by Frost & Sullivan entitled World Agent Performance Optimization Market, NICE Systems ranked first in the global quality monitoring market.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2005

Avaya Releases New Contact Center Solution

BASKING RIDGE, N.J. - Avaya Inc. released Avaya Proactive Contact 3.0, which can call customers, detect a live connection, and then ensure the right agent is connected to the customer.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2005

Acapela Releases New Arabic Speech Solutions

MONS, Belgium and TOULOUSE, France - Acapela Group has created Youssef, a male Arabic voice; released its Arabic speech synthesis for Linux; and made its virtual recording studio, Virtual Speaker, available to the Arabic speaking market.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2005

Adherence Technologies Selects Envox 6 to Power Speech and VoIP Solutions

Adherence Technologies has selected Envox 6 to power its AccuNurse product.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2005

Witness Systems Launches Impact 360 Solution

Witness Systems introduced its new workforce optimization solution - Impact 360.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2005

Eicon Networks Becomes Tenant in tekVizion Labs

Eicon Networks has entered into an agreement with tekVizion PVS to become a Premier Tenant in tekVizion Labs.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2005

Fluency Appoints David Johnson to Head Professional Services Team

Fluency Voice Technology appointed David Johnson as vice president of professional services.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2005

Voice Print International Continues European Expansion

CAMARILLO, Calif. - Voice Print International has officially opened its new European headquarters located in London, England.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2005

Aculab Adds Third Party Call Control for Prosody X

MILTON KEYES, U.K. - Aculab released the Aculab SIP Bridge, for third party call control, with its next generation media processing resources platform - Prosody X.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2005

MacSpeech Reaches out to Hurricane Victims

SALEM, N.H. - MacSpeech will donate two percent of its profits for the month of September to the Red Cross to benefit victims of Hurricane Katrina.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2005

Motorola Licenses Fonix Speech Interface for Mobile Phones

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah - Motorola has entered a licensing agreement with The Fonix Speech Group to use Fonix DECtalk® text-to-speech (TTS) technology on upcoming mobile phones.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2005

Empirix Receives Frost & Sullivan Customer Contact Center Testing Award

Empirix has won the 2005 Customer Contact Center Testing & Management Technology Leadership of the Year Award from research firm Frost & Sullivan. The award recognizes Empirix's Hammer Contact Center testing system and OneSight monitoring and management system.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2005

XO Interactive Deploys Convedia Media Servers for VoIP-Enabled Interactive Voice Response Solutions

BOSTON, Mass. - XO Interactive has deployed Convedia's CMS-6000 media servers in its nationwide Voice over IP (VOIP) network.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2005