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Jane Phillips Medical Center Increases Safety Measures with New Voice Alert System from Wizzard Software

PITTSBURGH - Jane Phillips Medical Center (JPMC) has licensed AT&T Natural Voices from Wizzard for an internal alert system.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jul 2005

Wizzard Software Releases AT&T Natural Voices for Apple Mac OS v.10.3 Panther and v.10.4 Tiger

PITTSBURGH - Wizzard Software released AT&T Natural Voices for Apple Mac OS v.10.3 Panther and v.10.4 Tiger in English, French, German and Spanish.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jul 2005

Empire Medicare Services Wins Most Innovative Solution Award

MANASSAS, Va. - EMS will be participating at this year's SpeechTEK conference in New York City August 1 - August 4.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jul 2005

MacSpeech Introduces iListen MX

BOSTON - MacSpeech released iListen MX, a new version of iListen.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jul 2005

Google Hires Dr. Kai-Fu Lee as Vice President, Engineering and President of Google China

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. - Google Inc. will open a product research and development center in China, and has hired computer scientist and industry pioneer, Dr. Kai-Fu Lee, to lead the operation and serve as president of the company's growing Chinese operations.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jul 2005

VoiceObjects Enhances VoiceObjects X5

NEW YORK - VoiceObjects released the latest version of VoiceObjects X5.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jul 2005

Bankinter to Launch Multimodal Service Powered by Kirusa

MADRID, Spain and EDISON, N.J. - Bankinter, an Internet bank and brokerage firm in Spain, has signed a strategic agreement to develop a multimodal interface for their applications using Kirusa's multimodal technology.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jul 2005

VoiceSignal Releases Downloadable Speech Solution for Motorola MPx220 Smartphone from Handango Web Site

WOBURN, Mass. - VoiceSignal released a download of its one-step voice command speech solution.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jul 2005

Kurzweil Educational Systems Appoints New York Regional Manager

Kurzweil Educational Systems, Inc. has appointed Ed Smith to regional manager for New York.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jul 2005

XoVox Communications Releases XoVox Mobile and Communicator4, and Teams with LegalDocs

XoVox and LegalDocs have teamed to offer a system that connects the spoken word with a final formatted document. XoVox also released its latest version of XCommunicator, version 4 and XoVox Mobile.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jul 2005

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina Selects Voice Partners to Design New Customer Experience

PALO ALTO, Calif. - When Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina (BCBSNC) decided to implement speech technology, Voice Partners was asked to assist in defining and designing a voice-enabled, over-the-phone service.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jul 2005

Telephonetics Recognized for Innovation at the National Business Awards

HEMEL HEMPSTEAD - Telephonetics has been honored with the coveted title of "Business Innovation of the Year" (South East Region) for the second year in succession at the National Business Awards.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jul 2005

Australia-based HiTech Telecom Deploys MERA's Softswitch for Ready Interconnection with iBasis

TORONTO, Canada - HiTech Telecom, an Australian VoIP wholesaler, has deployed MERA VoIP Transit Softswitch (MVTS) for transit switching of VoIP calls going though its international VoIP network.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jul 2005

Voxpilot Releases Open Media Platform Version 2.1

CHATILLON, France and DUBLIN, Ireland - Voxpilot launched Open Media Platform (OMP) version 2.1, which includes new support for multimedia and video interactive services.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 20 Jun 2005

Sensory Joins Symbian Platinum Program

SANTA CLARA, Calif. - Sensory, Inc. has joined the Symbian Platinum Program to support smartphones based on Symbian OS™.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 20 Jun 2005

AVST Provides Communications Offering to Small Companies and Branch Offices

FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif. - Applied Voice & Speech Technologies, Inc. released a new communications solution that delivers AVST's technology to smaller companies and enterprise branch offices.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jun 2005

Avatier Extends End-to-end Password Management with Three Modes for Phone Password Reset

SAN RAMON, Calif. - Avatier's new product suite includes three different methods for resetting passwords over the phone, including using an employee configured Personal Identification Number (PIN), voice identification and RSA SecurID token.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jun 2005

Gold Systems Appoints Northwest Territory Sales Manager

Gold Systems expanded its coverage by appointing Pieter Knight to the position of Northwest Territory sales manager.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jun 2005

Don Johnston Selects Acapela Text-to-Speech for SOLO

Don Johnston, a learning intervention resources provider that has dedicated the last 25 years to helping struggling students around the world, has chosen Acapela's text-to-speech to voice enable its solution.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jun 2005

Sensory Software Integrates Acapela's Text-to-speech

Sensory Software has selected Acapela text-to-speech for its software - The Grid.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jun 2005

Metaphor Releases a Toolset that Allows Mainstream .NET Developers to Build Speech IVR Applications

WELLESLEY, Mass. - Metaphor Solutions released version 3.0 of its speech IVR application development toolset, Metaphor Conversation Manager (MCM).
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jun 2005

Active Voice and ScanSoft to Deliver New Speech-Enabled Automated Attendant System

SEATTLE & PEABODY, Mass. - Active Voice, LLC and ScanSoft, Inc. have agreed to provide a speech-enabled automated attendant application for organizations worldwide.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jun 2005

SpeechSwitch Becomes HP Authorized Business Development Partner

iVoice's SpeechSwitch has become an HP Authorized Business Partner.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jun 2005

Restoration Hardware Selects Voxify Automated Agents

ALAMEDA, Calif. - Home furnishings retailer, Restoration Hardware, has selected Voxify to improve customer service.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jun 2005

AgileTV and SeaChange Release VOD Solution for On-Demand Television

MENLO PARK, Calif. and MAYNARD, Mass. - AgileTV and SeaChange International released a voice-activated VOD solution for the cable industry.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jun 2005

Argos Selects Voxware's VoiceLogistics to Voice-Enable Distribution Centers

Argos selected Voxware's VoiceLogistics, and is nearing the completion of its first phase deployment involving approximately 200 workers at Argos' Basildon, Mossend, and Wolverhampton facilities in the UK.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jun 2005

ScanSoft VoCon Games Speech SDK Available for Free Evaluation by PC and Console Developers

From gameinfowire.com - ScanSoft, Inc.'s family of VoCon Gaming Speech Software Developer Kit (SDK) products is available for free download and evaluation for qualified PC and video game developers.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jun 2005

Loquendo Expands Emotional TTS Range with Paola and Luca

Loquendo presents two new Emotional TTS Voices: Italian personas Paola and Luca.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jun 2005

CPT Teams with Excel Switching

CPT International partnered with Excel Switching Corporation to provide call routing based on Session Initiation Protocol (SIP).
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jun 2005