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SER Partners with Aurix

DULLES, Va. - SER Solutions, Inc. partnered with Aurix Ltd.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2005

Phone Interactive Adopts Voxpilot's Open Media Platform

SAN FRANCISCO - Phone Interactive has added Voxpilot's VoiceXML platform to its IVR (Interactive Voice Response) offering.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2005

ZyXEL Unveils VoIP Gateway at VON

ZyXEL Communications showcased their VoIP product line at VON.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2005

Robotic Consumer Service Types: Models of Efficiency, Aggravation

From the Chicago Tribune - Bill Hendrick discusses the pros and cons of virtual assistants/operators and what they hold for the future.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2005

MCI and Tellme to Deliver Internet-Based Contact Center Solutions

ASHBURN, Va. - MCI, Inc. signed an agreement with Tellme Networks, Inc. to offer Internet-based contact center solutions to large enterprise customers in financial, insurance and healthcare industries and the government sector.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2005

Wizzard Software to Acquire Interim Health Care of Wyoming

PITTSBURGH - Wizzard Software has signed a Letter of Intent to acquire the assets of Interim Health Care of Wyoming, a home health care franchise agency, for its MedivoxRx Technologies subsidiary.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2005

Cepstral TTS Voices Released for Mac OS X

PITTSBURGH - Cepstral LLC released its Swift Text-to-Speech (TTS) software on Apple's Mac OS X operating system.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2005

Nuance Appoints New Managing Director and Expands Delivery Capabilities

LONDON & MENLO PARK, Calif. - Nuance appointed Harnish Patel as managing director for Europe, the Middle East and Africa. In addition, the company is expanding its sales, marketing and solutions delivery capabilities in the European marketplace.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2005

CR Technologies Launches Wildfire Carrier Grade Program

CR Technologies launched the Wildfire Enterprise Edition v 6.5 carrier grade program.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2005

Borgess Medical Center Cuts Transcription Costs by 40 Percent with Philips SpeechMagic

Borgess Medical Center has reduced its transcription costs by 40 percent over the past 12 months as a result of implementing the Philips speech recognition technology SpeechMagic.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2005

Wizzard Licenses AT&T Natural Voices for Server Edition SDK to CommPower

CommPower has chosen Wizzard's AT&T Natural Voices for Server Edition Software Development Kit offering for use in its CommPower Text-to-Speech Broadcasting System (CTBS).
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2005

Voice Partners Launches New VUI-Inspired Clothing Line

PALO ALTO, Calif. - Voice Partners launched a new VUI-inspired clothing line.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Feb 2005

Nexidia Releases NEXminer Enterprise 4.0 for Audio Mining and Speech Analytics

DALLAS - Nexidia announced the availability of its NEXminer Enterprise 4.0 product.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Feb 2005

Angel.com Releases Angel Virtual Call Center

Angel.com released the Angel Virtual Call Center, featuring call queuing functionality.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Feb 2005

Edify Voice Banking Application Receives Microsoft SALT Certification

SANTA CLARA, Calif. - Edify Voice Banking Application, a packaged speech solution, received formal SALT certification from Microsoft Corporation.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Feb 2005

VeCommerce Expands Sales Teams in Australia and the UK

VeCommerce Limited announced the expansion of its sales team.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Feb 2005

Nuance and Acapela Partner

Nuance and Acapela Group are teaming to offer international language text-to-speech software for European customers.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Feb 2005

OPEX Partners with Broadvox to Offer VoIP Broadband Services

CLEVELAND - OPEX Communications, Inc. will offer Broadvox's VoIP broadband services with a suite of wireless and long-distance service packages.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Feb 2005

Fluency Voice Technology Appoints New CEO

LONDON - Fluency Voice Technology has appointed Philip Padfield as chief executive officer.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Feb 2005

The 451 Group Releases Report on Growth of Speech Technologies in Enterprise IT

NEW YORK - According to The 451 Group, the next 18 months will be a key period for strategic business decisions affecting the future of major speech vendors, including Genesys, IBM, Intervoice, Microsoft, Nuance and ScanSoft.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Feb 2005

HearingPlanet Selects Angel.com for Phone-based Hearing Test

HearingPlanet, a retailer of hearing aids, turned to Angel.com to develop a phone-based test to screen individuals for hearing loss.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Feb 2005

System Solutions Selects Brooktrout Products for Unified Communications Server

System Solutions supports Brooktrout's TR1000 speech boards and TR1034 fax boards on its MESSAGEmanager platform.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Feb 2005

PatentCafe Announces Language-based OSS Patent Search Engine

atentCafe announced the opening of its Open Source Software (OSS) Patent Search Engine for worldwide search access of OSS patents.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Feb 2005

Telefónica Soluciones Integrates Loquendo Technology in Its Voice Applications Platform

TURIN, Italy - Loquendo and Telefónica Soluciones have signed a partner agreement whereby the Loquendo TTS synthetic speech engine and Loquendo ASR automatic voice recognition technology will be integrated within Telefónica Soluciones' ManagerVox®.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Feb 2005

Water Companies Select Virtual Solution from Fluency

LONDON - South East Water, Sutton & East Surrey Water, Bristol Water and Wessex Water selected Fluency's PaymentCapture™ speech recognition system.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Feb 2005

VDOT Launches Statewide 511 System for Traffic and Travel Information

RICHMOND, Va. - The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) launched the 511 Virginia system.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Feb 2005

Edify Releases New Consumer Electronics Speech Application

SANTA CLARA, Calif. - Edify Corporation released a new speech application for the consumer electronics industry that uses speech instead of touchtone-based menus.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Feb 2005

Marin County Government Selects Avaya Mobility Solutions

BASKING RIDGE, N.J. and MARIN COUNTY, Calif. - Marin County selected Avaya enterprise mobility solutions for its government employees.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Feb 2005

VoiceAge AMR-WB+ added to VIMIO Mobile Content Distribution Platform

CANNES, France - VoiceAge Corporation and VIMIO Ltd. announced that VoiceAge's AMR-WB+ audio compression coding technology has been selected by VIMIO and integrated into the VIMIO Content Distribution Platform.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Feb 2005