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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

Avaya Communications Network to Link 30,000 Washington, D.C Government Employees and Save Over $10 Million Annually

WASHINGTON - The District of Columbia has selected a new converged communications solution from Avaya for a citywide voice network that will support 30,000 government employees.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Dec 2004

Speedy and Quantifiable Returns Necessary to Take Speech-IVR Systems to the Brink of Mainstream Acceptance

New analysis from Frost & Sullivan,reveals that revenue in the U.S. IVR industry totaled $551.6 million in 2003.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Dec 2004

Knowles Acoustics and austriamicrosystems Form Strategic Partnership

ITASCA, Ill. - Knowles Acoustics and austriamicrosystems announced they have signed a strategic agreement detailing their shared vision for the advancement of surface mount microphone technology.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Dec 2004

MM Group Handles Customer Request Peaks with Speech

LONDON - Virtual agents are proving helpful in supporting MM Group staff handle peaks in customers requesting information, as callers welcome the new interactive voices over touchtone systems.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Dec 2004

Acapela Gives a Voice to EDA's New Belgian Directory Service

EDA enters the voice-based directory assistance market with the launch of the new 1313 (thirteen thirteen) directory service in Belgium.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Dec 2004

Diaphonics Provides Biometric Voice Verification for National Association for Variable Annuities' Electronic Signature Initiative

Diaphonics has partnered with Signix to provide a platform for the electronic signing of legal documents for the NAVA E-signature working group.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Dec 2004

Pronexus Introduces CT Advance

OTTAWA, Canada - Pronexus Inc. announced an upgrade program for users of CT ADE, the Intel® NetMerge™ Computer Telephony Application Development Environment.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Dec 2004

Japanese Robot to Chat with Elderly

TOKYO - Japan's growing elderly population will be able to buy companionship in the form of a 45-centimeter (18-inch) robot, programmed to provide small talk.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Dec 2004

Apptera Rolls Out New Packaged Speech Applications for Financial Services Market

SAN BRUNO, Calif. - Apptera™ announced availability of the latest packaged speech applications in the company's Financial Services Suite.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Dec 2004

Who Are You Talking To?

LONDON - A new service offering companies the chance to identify the voice of an agent that best suits their business is launched by Fluency.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Dec 2004

Nuance Voice Platform Named a Top Market Leader

Nuance Voice Platform was named a "Top Market Leader" by analyst firm Forrester Research in its December 8 Forrester Wave report, Evaluating Speech Self-Service Platforms.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Dec 2004

IBM Voice Toolkit Preview Available for Download from Alphaworks

Voice Toolkit Preview extends the new IBM Rational Software Development Platform with voice application development capabilities.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Dec 2004

SpeechNet Recognized in the East African Shores

SpeechNet won the Best Existing ICT Business award at Kenya's ICT business plan competition.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Dec 2004

HeyAnita Launches Rapid Message Service v2.0

HeyAnita unveiled version 2.0 of its patent-pending Rapid Message Service (RMS) software.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Dec 2004

NEC America Selects ART Voice Control for Its New NEC 232E Mobile Handsets

ATLANTA - ART Advanced Recognition Technologies announced that NEC America, Inc. (NEC) has selected the smARTspeak® NG embedded speech interface for its recently launched NEC 232E+ High Definition Mobile++ (HDM) handset.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Dec 2004

Acapela Gives Mona Lisa the Say in a Paris Museum

At the heart of 31 different animations looking at sound, Acapela opens up a dialog between Mona Lisa and the visitor.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Dec 2004

Wizzard Software Begins Shipping Talking Pill Bottle Starter Kit to Customers

PITTSBURGH - Wizzard Software and its subsidiary, MedivoxRx Technologies, announced that the Company has begun fulfilling orders and distributing its new Rex the Talking Bottle Starter Kit for personal use.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Dec 2004

Uniqall Joins The Envox Worldwide Developer Program

ZAGREB, Croatia - Uniqall announced that the company has joined the Envox Developer Program, formalizing the software development efforts between the two companies.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Dec 2004

MacSpeech Releases iListen 1.6.6

SALEM, N.H. - MacSpeech has released version 1.6.6 of its iListen software.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Dec 2004

Neoris Selects VoiceGenie for Truancy Alert Management System in Educational Sector

TORONTO - Neoris selects VoiceGenie Technology's VoiceXML 2.0-certified platform, NeXusPoint™, for Neoris' speech-driven truancy alert management application deployed at the Forth Worth Independent School District (FWISD) in Texas.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Dec 2004

iVoice Speech Enables Bergen County Utilities Authority

MATAWAN, N.J. - The Bergen County Utilities Authority of Little Ferry, N.J. has installed an iVoice Speech-Enabled Auto Attendant with directory service.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Dec 2004

Vodafone Expands Launch of Speaking Phone to Speech-Enable Handsets for Blind and Low-Vision Customers

CAPE TOWN, South Africa - Vodafone is expanding its offering of ScanSoft® SpeechPAK TALKS™ application for blind and low-vision customers across Europe.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Dec 2004