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ScanSoft Introduces Dragon NaturallySpeaking Medical 8

PEABODY, Mass. - ScanSoft announced the availability of Dragon NaturallySpeaking® Medical 8, a new release of the speech recognition solution designed for healthcare organizations.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2004

Alliance Systems Adds Two Executives to Finance Team

PLANO, Texas - Alliance Systems has promoted David Moore to vice president and corporate controller and has appointed Todd Kehoe to vice president and treasurer.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2004

The W3C Announces Revised Pronunciation Lexicon Requirements Document

The W3C Voice Browser Working Group announces a revised Pronunciation Lexicon Requirements document.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2004

MacSpeech Releases Australian/UK iListen 1.6.5

SALEM, N.H. - MacSpeech, Inc. released an update to the UK English version of its iListen speech recognition program.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2004

Uzbektelecom Selects MERA Systems Solutions for VOIP Network

Toronto, ON, Canada - Uzbektelecom, a provider of telecommunications services in Uzbekistan, announced that it has deployed MERA's MVTS Session Controller in its nationwide VoIP network.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2004

MoveOn PAC Receives Answers from Angel.com

MCLEAN, Va. - MoveOn PAC implemented a hosted call center management solution from Angel.com.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2004

Continental Airlines Broadens eQuality Deployment with Speech Analytics Capability

ATLANTA - Continental Airlines announced that it is deploying Witness Systems' speech analytics solution in Continental's Tampa, Florida-based reservation center.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2004

ScanSoft Negotiating to Buy ART Advanced Recognition Technologies

According to a story published by Globes [online], Tel Aviv-based ART - Advanced Recognition Technologies is in advanced acquisition negotiations with US company ScanSoft.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2004

Pronexus VBSALT 1.1 Delivers Outbound Dialing Capabilities

Pronexus introduced VBSALT 1.1, the latest generation of its application development tool for Microsoft Speech Server (MSS 2004).
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2004

AVST Releases CallXpress 7.5

AVST released CallXpress 7.5, the latest version of its unified communications solution.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2004

Cintech Announces Purchase Agreement with Skyflow

CINCINNATI - Cintech LLC announced that it has completed an agreement to purchase the assets of Skyflow Inc.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2004

Envox Worldwide Names Nick Applegarth Vice President of Marketing and Sales for EMEA

WESTBOROUGH, Mass. - Envox Worldwide announced that Nick Applegarth, the former managing director of Nuance EMEA, has joined the company as vice president of marketing and sales for Envox EMEA.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2004

Convergys Expands Business Transformation Outsourcing Services with Acquisition of Finali

Convergys acquires Finali , a contact center analytics firm.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2004

Clarity Technologies Adds Surround Sound Technology to Its Portfolio for the Automotive and Home Theater Markets

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. - Clarity Technologies acquires rights to develop and commercialize the next generation of ISP Technologies' Intelligent Surround™ technology.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2004

Loquendo Releases Studio 6.0

Loquendo releases Loquendo Studio 6.0, the latest version of Service Development and Testing Environment for deploying VoiceXML.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2004

Edify Names Jim Wambach Vice President

SANTA CLARA, Calif. - Edify Corporation announced the appointment of Jim Wambach as vice president of worldwide sales operations.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2004

MacSpeech Appoints German Distributor for iLISTEN

SALEM, N.H. - MacSpeech has announced that it has appointed Application Systems Heidelberg as its distributor for Germany.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2004

SRC Appoints New Head of Technical Operations as Digital Dictation Support Facility Expands

LONDON - SRC has appointed James Araali-Kabyanga as head of technical operations.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2004

J.D. Power and Associates and SIVOX Announcing the Formation of a Marketing Alliance

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif. - J.D. Power and Associates and SIVOX Technologies, Inc., announce the formation of a marketing alliance to provide simulation training, learning solutions and performance monitoring tools to the call center industry.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2004

IDX Imagecast Integrates Speech Recognition into Diagnostic Workflow

IDX Systems and ScanSoft announced that IDX has selected the ScanSoft Dragon NaturallySpeaking SDK (software developers toolkit) to directly integrate speech recognition capabilities into the IDX Imagecast product line.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2004

Teleperformance Interactive Selects VoiceGenie for Speech Implementation in Call Centers Worldwide

Teleperformance Interactive announced the selection of VoiceGenie's VoiceXML 2.0 certified platform, NeXusPoint, for a speech-driven customer automation program.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2004

voice robots Chooses teliSpeech

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

telisma Backs IBM's Reusable Components Initiative

telisma is offering its support for an initiative that represents an important step towards bringing speech technologies to mainstream developers.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2004

Gartner and OPUS Weigh in on the Scansoft Acquisitions

Analysts from Gartner and OPUS speak out about ScanSoft's announcement of separate agreements to acquire Phonetic Systems, Advanced Recognition Technologies (ART) and Rhetorical Systems for a total of $63.2 million.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2004

Vocent Password Reset Application Qualified for Deployment on VoiceGenie NeXusPoint 6.4 Platform

TORONTO and MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. - VoiceGenie Technologies Inc. and Vocent Solutions Inc. announced the integration of Vocent Password Reset with VoiceGenie's latest VoiceXML platform, NeXusPoint 6.4.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2004

Vocomo Releases VocomoVoice Studio

CUPERTINO, Calif. - Vocomo® Corporation announced the availability of VocomoVoice Studio: a desktop tool for development, testing, and debugging VoiceXML IVR applications.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2004

MERA Releases New Version of Session Controller

TORONTO - MERA releases new version of Session Controller based on carrier requests.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2004

Brooktrout and Comunycarse Partner to Develop the Voice and Speech Market in Spain and Portugal

NEEDHAM, Mass. - Brooktrout Technology, Inc. announced a partnership with Comunycarse as a Brooktrout Value Added Distributor (VAD) for Spain and Portugal.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2004

ScanSoft to Extend Speech Markets through Acquisitions of Phonetic Systems, ART and Rhetorical

PEABODY, Mass. - ScanSoft, Inc. announced a series of acquisitions that expand the company's speech capabilities and resources.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2004