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Syntellect Announces Vista 5.0

PHOENIX - Syntellect Inc. announced the release of the next version of its flagship product Vista in the fourth quarter of 2004.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2004

Vail Systems Provides Portal For Annual SpeechTEK and OPUS Research Speech Solutions CHALLENGE II

NEW YORK - Vail Systems announced that the company hosted the SpeechTEK and OPUS Research Speech Solutions CHALLENGE Portal on its SIP-based VoiceXML and SALT hosting platform.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2004

Bank of America Deploys Apptera's Voice Locator Application

NEW YORK - Bank of America announced that it has deployed the Apptera™ voice-automated, Spanish-based branch and ATM locator application.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2004

GM Voices Identifies the Top 100 Voices

GM Voices created the TOP 100 Voice Brands Web site to make it easy to judge the best voice brands.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2004

Lyrix Announces the Latest Version of Its Enterprise Voice Portal Service

In this latest 4.6 release, Lyrix provides voice-controlled access to existing corporate email stores via the industry standard Internet Message Access Protocol Version 4 (IMAP4) protocol.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2004

Sporn Group Selects Brooktrout and Vocomo for IVR Solution to Administer Nursing Contractors

The Sporn Group announced that it is using Vocomos VoiceXML system which runs on Brooktrout's TR1000 voice platform, in its Nurse Administration Management Environment System (NAMES).
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2004

W3C OKs Speech Standard For Mobile Devices

The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) has published the Speech Synthesis Markup Language (SSML) 1.0.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2004

Alliant Energy Enhances Customer Service Portfolio With Edify's Speech Automation Capabilities

SANTA CLARA, Calif. - Alliant Energy announced that it has deployed Edify Corporation's speech-enabled software to provide Alliant Energy a self-service offering for its growing customer base in the heartland of America.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2004

Loquendo and NMS Communications Certify Interoperability Under NMS Universal Speech Access

NMS Communications announced that Loquendo's Automatic Speech Recognition (ASR) software based on the Media Resource Control Protocol (MRCP) 1.0 protocol has been certified by NMS as compliant with the NMS Universal Speech Access interface.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2004

Audium Teams with IBM to Integrate Voice Products and Enhance Compatibility

NEW YORK - Audium announced that it has signed a teaming agreement with IBM to integrate IBM WebSphere voice products with Audium's product line and further certify compatibility on IBM hardware and software.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2004

SandCherry Introduces Voice4 Solutions Platform and Solutions

Voice4 platform solutions combine SandCherry's VoiceXML browser and SoftServer platform with speech technology components from vendors.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2004

ScanSoft Expands Portfolio of Text-to-Speech Software for Embedded Applications with RealSpeak Solo 4.0

NEW YORK - ScanSoft, Inc. announced the availability of RealSpeak™ Solo 4.0, the latest offering in its portfolio of text-to-speech solutions optimized for embedded and desktop applications.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2004

Voxpilot Passes VoiceXML Forum Certification Tests

DUBLIN - Voxpilot's Open Media Platform, which supports industry standards such as SS7, SIP, MRCP, SSML and VoiceXML, has now been independently certified for its conformance to the W3C VoiceXML 2.0 Recommendation.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2004

Empirix Launches Solution to Help Contact Centers with Cisco ICM Components

Empirix's OneSight for Contact Centers combines automated voice transaction monitoring with new OneSight Telephony Monitors that allow organizations to collect customer experience and system metrics from all elements of a Cisco ICM environment.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2004

Audium Launches New Products, Expands Capabilities

Audium announces the general availability of Audium Studio, Audium Call Services, and Audium SDK, along with an upgrade to its Audium Builder product.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2004

voice robots Chooses teliSpeech, telisma's Speech Recognition Software for Its Voice Portal Platform

PARIS and HEIDELBERG - voice robots and telisma announce the conclusion of a worldwide retailer agreement.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2004

SER Announces New Release of Its Outbound Call Management System, CPS 8.0

DULLES, Va. - SER Solutions, Inc. announced the newest version of its outbound call management solution, Call Processing System™, CPS 8.0.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2004

Vail Systems Releases SIP Telephony Interface Manager for Microsoft Speech Server 2004

Designed to Microsoft specifications, the Vail SIP TIM connects Microsoft Speech Server 2004 to SIP-based IP telephony networks.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2004

Speech Technology Industry Recognizes 2004's Outstanding Achievements

LEXINGTON, Ky. - The speech technology industry recognized 2004's outstanding achievements by companies and individuals at the annual SpeechTEK Conference and Exposition, held last week at the New York Marriott Marquis.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2004

SVOX and Kirusa Partner to Deliver Multimodal Solutions

NEW YORK - Kirusa and SVOX announced a partnership to bring to market Kirusa Multimodal Solution integrated with SVOX Text-to-Speech Software.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2004

Eicon Announces System Software and Toolkit for Diva Telephony Adapters

Eicon Networks announced the availability of new releases of Diva Server System Software Suite and Diva Server Software Development Kit (SDK).
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2004

World Wide Web Consortium Issues SSML 1.0 as a W3C Recommendation

The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) has published the Speech Synthesis Markup Language (SSML)1.0 as a W3C Recommendation.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2004

POST CTI Bolsters Technical and Customer Support Teams

POST CTI announced three new appointments at its UK offices in Harrogate and Sandhurst.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2004

ZyDoc Offers Hurricane Disaster Transcription Support

HAUPPAUGE, N.Y. - ZyDoc announced free emergency transcription and medical record support for healthcare workers and organizations affected by the Frances hurricane disaster.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2004

Azita Martin Joins TuVox as Vice President of Marketing

LOS ALTOS, Calif. - TuVox announced that it has named Azita Martin to the position of vice president of marketing.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2004

Oddcast Selects NeoSpeech TTS; Adds US English, Japanese, Chinese and Korean

NeoSpeech and Oddcast announced that NeoSpeech's VoiceText Text-to-Speech engine has been integrated with Oddcast's VHost technology.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2004

Honda Enhances Speech-Recognition System

From Motor Trend - Honda Motor Co., with help from partner IBM Corp., is preparing to introduce an improved speech-recognition system that will allow drivers to get voice navigation guidance without having to manually punch in any information or take their eyes off the road to read a computer screen.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2004

Cingular Launches New Software for Blind and Low-Vision Customers

ATLANTA - Cingular Wireless announced the launch of TALKSTM, a speech-enabled application designed to address the needs of blind and low-vision mobile device users.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2004

Vicorp Announces Launch of xMP Narrator Graphical Design Tool

NEW YORK - Vicorp announces xMP Narrator, a GUI-based design tool that enables Voice User Interface (VUI) Designers to create speech applications with speech interfaces that are modelled around 'natural conversations' between two people.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2004