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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

KB Toys Selects Angel.com to Deliver Phone-Based Store Locator

MCLEAN, Va. - KB Toys selected Angel.com to develop and manage its toll-free phone number and application that provides consumers with store location information based on their zip code.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2004

ScanSoft Spends $100 Million on ART, Phonetic Systems

From HAARETZ International - ScanSoft will buy Phonetic, which employs 65 people, based on a market value of $80 million. Its investors have sunk in $50 million so far.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2004

Sensory Joins ARM Connected Community

SANTA CLARA, Calif. - Sensory, Inc. announced that it is a new member in the ARM® Connected Community.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2004

TeleData Technology Partners with Natural Speech Communication (NSC)

Teledata Technology has partnered with NSC to develop a range of messaging solutions based on automatic speech recognition (ASR) technology.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2004

U.S. Coast Guard Signs Agreement with Wizzard Software

Wizzard Software announced the signing of a licensing agreement with the U.S. Coast Guard.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2004

MacSpeech Releases AccountEdge ScriptPak

SALEM, N.H. - MacSpeech announces the release of its iListen ScriptPak for MYOB AccountEdge.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2004

Frost & Sullivan Honors Comverse Technology for Messaging Platform & Advanced Call Completion Services

PALO ALTO, Calif. - Frost & Sullivan has awarded Comverse Technology, Inc. with the 2004 Market Leadership Award.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2004

ScanSoft and Microsoft Sign Expanded Global Speech Technology Licensing Agreement

PEABODY, Mass., and REDMOND, Wash. - Microsoft selects ScanSoft text-to-speech technology for Microsoft server family of products and deepens collaboration.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2004

Spreadtrum Selects ART to Bring Voice Recognition to SC6600 GSM/GPRS Baseband Chipsets

Spreadtrum Communications selected the smARTspeak XG embedded speech interface from ART for its SC6600 family of GSM/GPRS baseband chipsets.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2004

SALA II Project Enables GSM Speech Database for telisma

telisma can now offer a new GSM speech database for South America that recognizes Portuguese and Spanish dialectal variants.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2004

Loquendo and Eicon Networks Sign a Partner Agreement

Loquendo and Eicon Networks Corporation announced that they have signed a partnership agreement.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2004

HTK and Habbo Launch Pay-by-Phone Online Gaming Solution

Sulake Canada Inc., creator of Habbo Hotel, the online community for teenagers has selected HTK for the launch of its operations in North America.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2004

Metaphor Teams Up with Genesys to Provide Speech IVR Solutions

Metaphor Solutions and Genesys Telecommunications Laboratories have formed a strategic relationship.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2004

Vocalocity Appoints New Positions to Lead OEM Software Business

ATLANTA, Ga. - Vocalocity announced that Tom Ray, has joined the company as senior vice president of sales and business development and Luis Gutierrez-Rocca has joined Vocalocity as vice president of finance and operations.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2004

Intervoice Announces Support for Microsoft Smarter Hospitality

From Hotels - Intervoice, Inc. announced its support for Microsoft's Smarter Hospitality initiative, a solutions framework for helping lodging and food service organizations improve how they interact with their guests while laying the groundwork for future innovations.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2004

Pronexus and CYGCOM Introduce ReadiVoIP

OTTAWA, Canada - Pronexus Inc. announced the availability of ReadiVoIP, the 'Rapid Enterprise Application Development in VoIP' starter kit.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2004

Knowles Acoustics Announces MEMS Based SMD Microphone

MUNICH, Germany - Knowles Acoustics has announced its new "Mini" series of SiSonic™ silicon microphones.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2004

One Voice for 75,000 Barclays Staff

London - Barclays selects voice recognition solution from Fluency and Energis.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Oct 2004

AGL Resources Extends Deployment of eQuality Software from Witness Systems

ATLANTA - AGL Resources, Inc. announced that it has extended the deployment of Witness Systems' eQuality® performance optimization software by adding Witness Systems' e-learning and compliance recording solutions.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Oct 2004

Circles Selects Empirix for Siebel Testing

LOS ANGELES - Circles announced that it has selected Empirix e-TEST™ suite to test the performance of its Siebel 7.5 customer relationship management (CRM) application prior to deployment.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Oct 2004

MAP Telecom Launches VoiceXML Business Exchange

MAP Telecom announced the launch of VoiceXML Business Exchange or VBX.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Oct 2004

SRC Brings Dictation Solutions to the Internet with SRC Direct

LONDON - SRC has launched SRC Direct, an e-commerce Web site offering professionals digital dictation and speech recognition products.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Oct 2004

Just Released - The 1.0 Beta Release of Sphinx-4

The 1.0 beta release of Sphinx-4, a speaker-independent speech recognition system written in the Java programming language has been released.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Oct 2004

U.S. Army to Use MedivoxRx's Talking Pill Bottles in Humanitarian Efforts

PITTSBURGH - MedivoxRx Technologies Inc. announced that it has received the first order for its Talking Pill Bottle from the U.S. Army in Afghanistan.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Oct 2004

Belgacom Selects ScanSoft Directory Assistance Solutions to Power New Multilingual Automatic Service

PEABODY, Mass. and GHENT, Belgium - Belgacom has worked with ScanSoft to develop 1234, an automated multi-lingual national directory assistance (DA) service in Belgium.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Oct 2004

VAS International Receives US Patent for Visa Voiceprint Verification Biometric Identification System

WOODSTOCK, Ga. - VAS International awarded US Patent number 6,799,163.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Oct 2004

MERA Enhances Its VoIPal Session Border Controller with New Interworking Functionalities

TORONTO - MERA Systems announced that it has enhanced its VoIPal Session Border Controller with SIP features and routing mechanisms.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Oct 2004

Jamie Arnold Joins ScanSoft as Chief Financial Officer

PEABODY, Mass. - ScanSoft, Inc. announced that it has named James ("Jamie") R. Arnold, Jr. to the position of senior vice president and chief financial officer.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Oct 2004