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Rogers Wireless Selects ScanSoft and TeleMessage to Power TXT 2 Landline Service

PEABODY, Mass. and ACTON, Mass. - Rogers Wireless has selected TeleMessage SMS to Landline solution, powered by ScanSoft RealSpeak, for its TXT 2 Landline service.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jan 2005

The SAAQ Deploys a New Contact Center Solution

MONTREAL, Québec - The SAAQ (Société de l'assurance automobile du Québec) announced the deployment of a new contact center solution from BCE Elix.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jan 2005

Mountain Medical Technologies Selects ScanSoft Dragon NaturallySpeaking Medical

Mountain Medical Technologies (MMT) will integrate ScanSoft Dragon NaturallySpeaking Medical to enable speech recognition within its CYRAMED electronic medical records (EMR) system.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jan 2005

Voice2Form Goes Live with Telephone Self-Service Solutions from NetByTel

BOCA RATON, Fla. - Voice2Form announced that it has gone live with an application developed and managed by NetByTel. Voice2Form's technology has multi-language capability.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jan 2005

IP Unity Names Carrier Veteran Augie Cruciotti as Chief Operating Officer

MILPITAS, Calif. - IP Unity announced that two industry veterans in carrier network operations and new service delivery have joined the company's executive team.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jan 2005

Loquendo Unveils Loquendo TTS Director

Loquendo has released Loquendo TTS 6.4, which includes an application development enhancement: Loquendo TTS Director.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Dec 2004

Adidas Launches Interactive Point of Sale Experience to Promote David Beckham Predator Pulse Collection

PORTLAND, Ore. - Adidas has partnered with Angel.com to create a unique shopping experience for the soccer fan.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Dec 2004

Paraxip Technologies Unveils New IP Telephony Products

MONTREAL, Canada - Paraxip Technologies released Paraxip Gateway 1.1 and launched Paraxip IP Record, a SIP-based call recording solution.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Dec 2004

ScanSoft Unveils RealSpeak Telecom 4.0

ScanSoft announced the release of RealSpeak Telecom 4.0, a text-to-speech (TTS) solution for conversational call center and carrier-based applications worldwide.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Dec 2004

Royal National Institute of the Blind (RNIB) Endorses ScanSoft SpeechPAK TALKS

CAPE TOWN, South Africa - RNIB has signed an extended agreement to offer ScanSoft® SpeechPAK TALKS™ to individuals who are blind or visually impaired throughout the United Kingdom.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Dec 2004

VoiceObjects and VoicInt Sign Agreement

VoicInt signed an agreement with VoiceObjects regarding their framework for custom VoiceXML applications.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Dec 2004

European Carrier Deploys MERA's Session Controller for International Traffic Exchange

TORONTO - GTS-Datanet announced that it has deployed MERA's MVTS Session Controller.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Dec 2004

Gionee Selects ART smARTspeak XG as Voice Recognition Standard for Its Line of Mobile Phones

ATLANTA, Ga. - Gionee Corporation has selected the smARTspeak® XG embedded speech interface from Advanced Recognition Technologies (ART) as the voice recognition standard for its new line of handheld phones.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Dec 2004

Readspeaker's Voice-on-the-Web Services Spread

Readspeaker in Europe is equipping Web sites with Acapela's text-to-speech technology.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Dec 2004

Metaphor Announces Three New Customers for its Packaged Speech IVR Applications

WELLESLEY, Mass. - Metaphor Solutions announced that Pull-A-Part, Wolpoff & Abramson, and Apptix signed up to deploy Metaphor's packaged applications for their speech IVR requirements.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Dec 2004

Animated & Speech Enabled Characters by Inovani

Inovani has selected Acapela's TTS to voice enable its animation engine.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Dec 2004

MacSpeech Releases Video Training for iListen

SALEM, N.H. - MacSpeech announced it has released a new training video on CD for its iListen program.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Dec 2004

Paracon Adds Pronexus Computer Telephony and Speech Development Tools to Product Offering

OTTAWA & GREENVILLE, Canada - Pronexus Inc. and Paracon announced that they have reached a distribution agreement.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Dec 2004

Unisys Predicts Differentiated Bundled Services Will Drive Telecom Sector in 2005

Telecommunications companies will focus on revenue growth and bundled services in 2005 after several years of deferred capital investment and concentration on cost reduction, say industry consultants at Unisys.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Dec 2004

MERA Announces SIP Registrar

TORONTO - MERA Systems, Inc. announced the availability of SIP registrar functionality in its MVTS Session Controller.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Dec 2004

Second Edition of Talk to Santa Application is Back to Enchant Children

MONTREAL, Quebec - Talk to Santa Claus application enables callers of any age to have an interactive and personalized chat with Santa over the holiday season.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Dec 2004

IQ Technology Selects Wizzard Software for IQ-Alert

IQ Technology selected Wizzard Software's AT&T Natural Voices TTS Telephony Server edition for use in their IQ-Alert Emergency Notification System.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Dec 2004

MacSpeech Announces New Transcription Solution

SALEM, N.H. - MacSpeech releases the iListen Transcription Solution Professional 4000.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Dec 2004

Cirque and ART Will Co-market Touchpad Input Solutions That Recognizes Handwriting in Auto Applications

ATLANTA, Ga. and SALT LAKE CITY, Utah - ART Advanced Recognition Technologies and Cirque Corporation announced that they are working together to provide a touchpad solution for automotive applications.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Dec 2004

Unveil Technologies and Genesys Form Strategic Relationship to Deliver Conversational Speech Self-Service Systems

WALTHAM, Mass. & SAN FRANCISCO - Unveil Technologies, Inc. and Genesys Telecommunications Laboratories, Inc. announced that Unveil has joined the Genesys InterActs Partner Program as a strategic member.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Dec 2004

Aer Lingus Automates Flight Reservation Calls Using Voxify Automated Agents

ALAMEDA, Calif. - Aer Lingus Airlines, Ireland's national carrier, and Voxify announced a deal whereby Voxify has been charged to support the airline's phone reservations.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Dec 2004

Synergy Research Group Ranks Avaya Number One in Enterprise IP Telephony

BASKING RIDGE, N.J. - New market information, reported by industry analyst firm Synergy Research Group, places Avaya number one in worldwide enterprise IP telephony revenue and IP telephony lines shipped in the third quarter of 2004, the most recent quarter measured.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Dec 2004

Telstra Scores $185M Centrelink Voice Contract

Centrelink has awarded its managed voice services contract to Telstra in a contract worth $185 million over five years.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Dec 2004

Global Reach for VSP Offering from MAP Telecom and Voxpilot

MONACO and DUBLIN - MAP Telecom has extended the reach for deployed voice solutions to 53 countries covering all five continents.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Dec 2004