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LumenVox and Vocalocity Announce Partnership

SAN DIEGO and ATLANTA - LumenVox and Vocalocity announced their strategic OEM and channel partnership.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2004

GM Voices Provides Voice Prompt Vocabularies for Microsoft Speech Server 2004

ATLANTA - GM Voices produced thousands of pre-recorded voice prompts for Microsoft Speech development tools.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2004

GN Netcom Introduces Digital Headset Amplifier

NASHUA, N.H. - GN Netcom introduces a digital powered headset system - DSP powered amplifier for the enterprise and contact center market.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2004

TuVox to Deliver Speech Solutions on Microsoft Speech Server Platform

LOS ALTOS, Calif. - TuVox CVR applications to support SALT and VXML.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2004

Vodafone Spain Utilizes Nuance and Ydilo Team

LONDON & MENLO PARK, Calif. - Vodafone Spain to Improve Customer Service Using Voice Automation from Nuance; Nuance Teams with Ydilo to Voice-Enable Vodafone Spain's Call Centers.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2004

Professor Hawking Selects NeoSpeech

FREMONT, Calif. - NeoSpeech announced that Professor Stephen Hawking, scientist, professor and author, has selected NeoSpeech's text-to-speech product, VoiceText, as his new voice. Hawking's motor neuron illness, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, has deprived him of the ability to speak, making his computer with voice synthesizer essential for communication.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2004

Voice-Controlled Voice Mail Service in Poland Features Telisma's Technology

PARIS - PTK Centertel launched voice message and e-mail consulting service.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2004

TuVox and Softel Partner to Provide VXML and SALT Enabled Packaged Speech Applications

LOS ALTOS, Calif. - TuVox and SOFTEL announced that the two companies have engaged in a partnership to develop and deliver packaged conversational speech applications.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2004

Cepstral Releases New Global Voices

PITTSBURGH, Pa. - Company expands capabilities and reach with addition of new voices in four additional languages.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2004

ScanSoft Announces Executive Appointments

PEABODY, Mass. - ScanSoft announces several changes to the management team and organization to further streamline the organization, increasing focus on high-growth opportunities.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2004

Sprint Launches CapTel(SM) Relay Service for Hard of Hearing Community

From TMCnet.com, Copyright 2004
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. - Sprint launched the CapTel(SM) Relay Service, an assistive technology aimed at easing communications for the more than 24 million Americans who are hard of hearing, have experiences hearing loss later in life or deaf individuals with good vocalization skills.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2004

Eicon Introduces Products and Enhancements to the Diva Server Product Family

SAN FRANCISCO - Eicon introduces new hardware and software for fax, voice and unified messaging applications.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2004

Convergys Adds TuVox CVR Applications to its SpeechPort Platform

LOS ALTOS, CA - The joint integration is designed for Convergys and TuVox clients to have their speech applications managed by Convergys on an outsourced basis.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2004

LumenVox and Vocomo to Market Speech Recognition Product for Phone Automation in Small to Medium Businesses

SAN DIEGO and CUPERTINO, Calif. - Metaphor Solutions to offer packaged applications for new offering.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2004

Rockwell FirstPoint Contact and Unveil Technologies Partner on Conversational Speech Self-Service

Rockwell FirstPoint Contact and Unveil Technologies announced a strategic marketing and distribution agreement to resell and support Unveil's speech self-service application, the Conversation Manager.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2004

Oklahoma Gas & Electric Utilizes Genesys Technology

SAN FRANCISCO - Oklahoma Gas & Electric (OG&E) reaped cost savings and improved customer service with Genesys call center solutions.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2004

Audium Names Scott Ganson Vice President of Sales

NEW YORK - Audium announces the addition of Scott Ganson as vice president of sales.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2004

British Airlines Automates Holiday Requests

UNITED KINGDOM - British Airlines has created a new customer service platform using a speech solution provided by Rhetorical and Claritas.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2004

Phonetic Releases Packaged Operator Services Application on Microsoft Speech Server 2004

PhoneticOperator and Phonetic Receptionist deliver to organizations of any size.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2004

OnStar Selects IBM to Provide Interactive Speech Technologies

ARMONK, NY - General Motors' OnStar subsidiary has selected IBM to provide interactive speech technologies for its next-generation voice-recognition applications.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2004

NeoSpeech Announces Software Developer's Kit for Microsoft Windows Mobile and Windows CE

SAN FRANCISCO - NeoSpeech SDK brings text-to-speech to compact devices.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2004

Voicebrook Expands Management Team

LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y. - Speech recognition executive joins Voicebrook management team as vice president of marketing.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2004

Chaffard Joins Telisma

PARIS - Fran├žois Chaffard joins Telisma as pre-sales engineer.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2004

U.S. District Court of Alaska Deploys Speech Enabled IVR by iVoice

MATAWAN, NJ - The IVR is designed to give callers information such as party names, attorney names and the judge assigned for the case.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2004

UCLA Offers E-mail Notification to Facilitate Commercial Use of Research Discoveries

LOS ANGELES - Company officials have a new way to tap into technology developed by UCLA's cadre of researchers.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2004

VoiceWise Launches SmartPBX

VoiceWise Technologies announced the general availability release of VoiceWise SmartPBX.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2004

Voxify's Automated Agent Takes Calls for DreamWorks' Theater Reporting System

Voxify delivers speech-automated agents for DreamWorks to reduce call center costs and improve operational efficiency.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2004

VoiceObjects Secures Order from German Bank

COLOGNE, GERMANY - Postbank deployment will be based on a new automated telephone banking system.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Feb 2004

ScanSoft Introduces RealSpeak Word Solution

RealSpeak Word is based on a coding-by-synthesis model rather than the traditional method of recording audio data.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Feb 2004