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Frost & Sullivan Honors Comverse Technology for Messaging Platform & Advanced Call Completion Services

PALO ALTO, Calif. - Frost & Sullivan has awarded Comverse Technology, Inc. with the 2004 Market Leadership Award.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2004

ScanSoft and Microsoft Sign Expanded Global Speech Technology Licensing Agreement

PEABODY, Mass., and REDMOND, Wash. - Microsoft selects ScanSoft text-to-speech technology for Microsoft server family of products and deepens collaboration.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2004

Spreadtrum Selects ART to Bring Voice Recognition to SC6600 GSM/GPRS Baseband Chipsets

Spreadtrum Communications selected the smARTspeak XG embedded speech interface from ART for its SC6600 family of GSM/GPRS baseband chipsets.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2004

SALA II Project Enables GSM Speech Database for telisma

telisma can now offer a new GSM speech database for South America that recognizes Portuguese and Spanish dialectal variants.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2004

Loquendo and Eicon Networks Sign a Partner Agreement

Loquendo and Eicon Networks Corporation announced that they have signed a partnership agreement.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2004

HTK and Habbo Launch Pay-by-Phone Online Gaming Solution

Sulake Canada Inc., creator of Habbo Hotel, the online community for teenagers has selected HTK for the launch of its operations in North America.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2004

Metaphor Teams Up with Genesys to Provide Speech IVR Solutions

Metaphor Solutions and Genesys Telecommunications Laboratories have formed a strategic relationship.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2004

Vocalocity Appoints New Positions to Lead OEM Software Business

ATLANTA, Ga. - Vocalocity announced that Tom Ray, has joined the company as senior vice president of sales and business development and Luis Gutierrez-Rocca has joined Vocalocity as vice president of finance and operations.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2004

Intervoice Announces Support for Microsoft Smarter Hospitality

From Hotels - Intervoice, Inc. announced its support for Microsoft's Smarter Hospitality initiative, a solutions framework for helping lodging and food service organizations improve how they interact with their guests while laying the groundwork for future innovations.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2004

Pronexus and CYGCOM Introduce ReadiVoIP

OTTAWA, Canada - Pronexus Inc. announced the availability of ReadiVoIP, the 'Rapid Enterprise Application Development in VoIP' starter kit.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2004

Knowles Acoustics Announces MEMS Based SMD Microphone

MUNICH, Germany - Knowles Acoustics has announced its new "Mini" series of SiSonic™ silicon microphones.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2004

One Voice for 75,000 Barclays Staff

London - Barclays selects voice recognition solution from Fluency and Energis.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Oct 2004

AGL Resources Extends Deployment of eQuality Software from Witness Systems

ATLANTA - AGL Resources, Inc. announced that it has extended the deployment of Witness Systems' eQuality® performance optimization software by adding Witness Systems' e-learning and compliance recording solutions.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Oct 2004

Circles Selects Empirix for Siebel Testing

LOS ANGELES - Circles announced that it has selected Empirix e-TEST™ suite to test the performance of its Siebel 7.5 customer relationship management (CRM) application prior to deployment.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Oct 2004

MAP Telecom Launches VoiceXML Business Exchange

MAP Telecom announced the launch of VoiceXML Business Exchange or VBX.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Oct 2004

SRC Brings Dictation Solutions to the Internet with SRC Direct

LONDON - SRC has launched SRC Direct, an e-commerce Web site offering professionals digital dictation and speech recognition products.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Oct 2004

Just Released - The 1.0 Beta Release of Sphinx-4

The 1.0 beta release of Sphinx-4, a speaker-independent speech recognition system written in the Java programming language has been released.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Oct 2004

U.S. Army to Use MedivoxRx's Talking Pill Bottles in Humanitarian Efforts

PITTSBURGH - MedivoxRx Technologies Inc. announced that it has received the first order for its Talking Pill Bottle from the U.S. Army in Afghanistan.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Oct 2004

Belgacom Selects ScanSoft Directory Assistance Solutions to Power New Multilingual Automatic Service

PEABODY, Mass. and GHENT, Belgium - Belgacom has worked with ScanSoft to develop 1234, an automated multi-lingual national directory assistance (DA) service in Belgium.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Oct 2004

VAS International Receives US Patent for Visa Voiceprint Verification Biometric Identification System

WOODSTOCK, Ga. - VAS International awarded US Patent number 6,799,163.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Oct 2004

MERA Enhances Its VoIPal Session Border Controller with New Interworking Functionalities

TORONTO - MERA Systems announced that it has enhanced its VoIPal Session Border Controller with SIP features and routing mechanisms.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Oct 2004

Jamie Arnold Joins ScanSoft as Chief Financial Officer

PEABODY, Mass. - ScanSoft, Inc. announced that it has named James ("Jamie") R. Arnold, Jr. to the position of senior vice president and chief financial officer.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Oct 2004

IntegraMed America Creates New Version of ARTWorks software.

IntegraMed America has created a new version of its ARTWorks software.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Oct 2004

Wachovia Selects Convergys to Provide Automated Customer Care Services

CINCINNATI - Wachovia selected Convergys to provide speech solutions utilizing its patented open hosting environment to support self-service customer care.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Oct 2004

Empirix and Siebel Announce Strategic Partnership

LOS ANGELES - Empirix Inc. and Siebel Systems, Inc. announced that Empirix has elevated its partnership status to the Siebel Strategic Software Partner level by entering into a development agreement.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Oct 2004

Acapela Group Announces Partnerships

At the Gitex trade show in Dubai, Acapela is speaking out at its stand, but also at those of Speakatel and Etisalat with Salma, its Arabic speech synthesis.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Oct 2004

France Telecom Integrates Telisma's Speech Technology

PARIS - France Telecom launches "Mes Contacts" ("My Contacts") - a new personal directory featuring Telisma's speech recognition technology.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Oct 2004

LXE's MX3X Computer Available with Voxware's VoiceLogistics Applications

PRINCETON, N.J. - Voxware, Inc. announced that Voxware's VoiceLogistics applications are available on LXE's handheld wireless computer, the MX3X.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Oct 2004

varetis and Telisma Team to Promote a New Automated Directory Assistant

PARIS and MUNICH - varetis and Telisma announce the availability of Telisma's technology - teliSpeech.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Oct 2004