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IKEA Uses Nortel Networks IVR technology in Central Europe

FRANKFURT, GERMANY - IKEA deploys IVR solution from Nortel Networks, a self-service platform that automates the transaction process conducted by contact center agents.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Feb 2004

Holdcom announces agreement with Oddcast

GLEN ROCK, NJ - The [V]Host suite of products provides functionality required by larger organizations as well as small to mid sized businesses.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Feb 2004

Wizzard Software Appoints Bruce Phifer

PITTSBURGH, PA -Former IBM business development executive will focus on creating new markets for the company's speech-based technologies.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Feb 2004

Ontario OneCall and Accu-Link Deploy Ticket Management 2.0

ENGLEWOOD, CO - Ticket Management 2.0 uses voice-recognition technology to simulate call agents allowing existing agents to be re-deployed.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Feb 2004

Brooktrout Releases Low-Density Version of Voice Platform

NEEDHAM, MA - The Brooktrout TR1000 is targeted at developers of enterprise voice applications.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Feb 2004

NextUp.com Announces Strategic Partnership with Cepstral

CLEMMONS, NC - NextUp.com will offer Cepstral's synthetic voices to consumers, educators and businesses as part of its TextAloud MP3 PC software.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Feb 2004

ScanSoft files patent suit against Voice Signal Technologies

PEABODY, MA - ScanSoft is seeking monetary damages for infringement regarding voice-activated dialing for mobile phones.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Feb 2004

Clarity Technologies Software Deployed in Telephony Products

TROY, MI - Two private label manufacturers are deploying traditional telephony products.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Feb 2004

Fonix Voice Interfaces Soon Available for PlayStation2

SALT LAKE CITY, UT- Fonix® Corp and Sony Entertainment implement voice commands without requiring large amounts of memory.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Feb 2004

SandCherry to Offer Pre-Packaged Voice Application for Vertical Industries

BOULDER, CO - Software is designed to allow small- and medium-sized enterprises to utilize speech-enabled services within medical, financial services, retail and utilities.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Feb 2004

Electronic Arts Licenses Fonix Speech Solutions

SALT LAKE CITY, UT - Fonix signs license agreement for voice command solutions for EA games with Electronic Arts.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Feb 2004

IBM releases CCXML, a Proposed Standard with the W3C

MIAMI FL - IBM announces availability of new speech software aimed at reducing the time of speech application development.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Feb 2004

MacSpeech Releases iLife 04 Voice Solution

SALEM, NH- The new ScriptPaks support iLife04 and adds over 250 voice commands for controlling aspects of GarageBand and iDVD.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Feb 2004

IVoice Files Additional Patent Application

MATAWAN, NJ - Methodology for Talking Prescription Bottle With Voice Instructions via Wireless Technology tells users what medication is inside and the proper dosage.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Feb 2004

Verizon Wireless Introduces Voice-Activated Phonebook

WOBURN, MA - Verizon Wireless recently implemented a Voice Activated Phonebook (VAP) provided by Voice Signal.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Feb 2004

Z-TEL To Launch Broadband Voice and Data services based on Cisco Systems

TAMPA, FL - Z-TEL to launch VoIP services to small and medium businesses and multiple dwelling units.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Feb 2004

SVOX Introduces Mobile Senior and Mobile Accessibility

ZURICH, SWITZERLAND - SVOX introduces mobile communication solutions that are speech enabled with TTS for senior citizens and the visually impaired.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Feb 2004

Aliant Selects Customer Contact Solution from Nortel Networks

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C - The IP customer contact solutions will allow call center agents remote office capabilities to respond quickly to customers.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Feb 2004

Clarity Technologies and Texas Instruments Release HFK Platform

HOUSTON, TX - Hands-Free Kit Development Platform includes (Clear Voice Capture) noise and echo suppression software, CVC™.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jan 2004

Alex Choy Appointed Edify Vice President of Engineering

SANTA CLARA, CA - Edify also names co-founder Ken Waln chief technology officer.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jan 2004

ScanSoft Solution Deployed by Cofiroute

PEABODY, MA and GHENT, BELGIUM - SpeechPearl® selected as core technology for Traffic-One, a real-time traffic information service offered in French.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jan 2004

Elix, Nu Echo and CONCEPT S2i Announce Results of Holiday Voice Application

MONTREAL, CANADA - talktosantaclaus application encountered more than 72,000 chats with voice-automated Santa Claus.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jan 2004

Syntellect's Vista Technology Selected by East Coast Bank

PHOENIX, AZ - Bank chooses Syntellect to consolidate existing IVR systems and replace its aging proprietary systems.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jan 2004

Fonix Proceeds with Acquisition of LecStar Telecom

SALT LAKE CITY, UT - Fonix management anticipates close of acquisition by Jan. 30, 2004.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jan 2004

NeoSpeech Introduces VoiceNotify Platform

FREMONT, CA - Platform designed to allow automotive dealers to send personalized, voice-automated phone messages to customers via phone.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jan 2004

SAFLINK Acquires BioMetric Solutions Group

Subject to limited closing conditions, acquisition expected to be accretive impact on SAVLINK's operating cash results beginning with first quarter of 2004.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jan 2004

Personica Intelligence and SimpleDevices Launch Platform

LAS VEGAS, NV - SimpleDevices™'s UPnP-Enabled iClock Integrated With Personica Intelligence'sTM PI intelligent interface technology.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jan 2004

MacSpeech Announces Adobe Creative Suite ScriptPaks

SALEM, NH - iListen 1.6 to be exhibited at the Macworld Expo January 6-9 in San Francisco; iListen upgrade needed for ScriptPaks.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jan 2004

Loquendo Releases German Female Voice Katrin

TURIN, ITALY - Katrin is Loquendo's third German persona.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jan 2004