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Cellcom and NSC Declare Cooperation

ISRAEL - After more than 12 months of testing, Cellcom has decided to implement NSC ASR technology as its speech recognition engine.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jan 2003

VocaLabs Adds Rick Rappe as Vice President of Sales

EDEN PRAIRIE, MN - Vocal Laboratories announced that veteran Rick Rappe has joined the company as Vice President of Sales.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jan 2003

VocaLabs Announces Customer Satisfaction Benchmarks

EDEN PRAIRIE, MN - Vocal Laboratories announced a set of new benchmarks for measuring the quality of customer service.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jan 2003

Inktel Direct Expands Contact-Center Product Offering

MIAMI LAKES, FL - Inktel Direct announced it hasexpanded its contact-center product offering to include integrated voicerecognition, voice response and data-collection services for its corporateclients nationwide.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jan 2003

World Wide Web Consortium Issues VoiceXML 2.0 as a W3C Candidate Recommendation

The goal ofVoiceXML 2.0 is to bring the advantages of Web-based development and contentdelivery to interactive voice response applications.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jan 2003

Kurzweil Educational Ships Kurzweil 3000 V 7.0

BEDFORD, MA - Kurzweil Educational Systems Inc. began shipping Version 7 of Kurzweil 3000(TM), the reading, writing and learning software for struggling students.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jan 2003

VoiceObjects Factory 1.5 Now Supports IBM WebSphere Voice Response and Comverse Telago

COLOGNE, GERMANY - VoiceObjects AG is announcing the launch of a newversion of their Voice Application Server Platform, VoiceObjects Factory 1.5.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jan 2003

Emkay Releases Silicon Microphone

ITASCA, IL - Emkay Innovative Products introduces a surface mount microphonebased on semiconductor technology that is now available for general commercialpurchase.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jan 2003

Ontimereminder.com Launches Service

LAS VEGAS, NEW MEXICO - With Onetimereminder.com customers can decide when, where and how they want to be reminded or woke up.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jan 2003

Loquendo TTS Broadens its German Offering

TORINO, ITALY - Loquendo presents Stefan, the brand new German voice to accompany Ulrike, Loquendo's female German persona.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jan 2003

Bruce Springsteen Concerts Inaugurate Artificial Intelligence System

MADRID, SPAIN - The American singer Bruce Springsteen's visit to Spain inaugurated a new technology for concert ticket sales.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jan 2003

ScanSoft Added to Telematics Valley

PEABODY, MA - ScanSoft Inc. announced that it has joined Telematics Valley, an open forum designed to promote the acceptance and adoption of telematics solutions on a global scale.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jan 2003

CanadianTelecommunications Provider Calls on Nuance

MENLO PARK, CA - Nuance announced that Bell Canada has teamed with Nuance to voice-enable its 310-BELL customer service line.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jan 2003

Babel to Offer TTS on Texas Instruments' OMAP Processing Platform

MONS, BELGIUM - Babel has made PocketBabil - its Text-to-speech technology - commercially available for Texas Instrument's OMAP wireless processing platform.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jan 2003

SpeechWorks' Technologies Support Multimodal Interface for Model U Concept SUV

BOSTON, MA - SpeechWorks International Inc. announced that it has collaborated with Ford Research for the design and implementation of a multimodal interface for the Model U concept SUV.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jan 2003

Enghouse Completes Tender Offer for Syntellect

MARKHAM, ONTARIO - Enghouse Systems Limited announced the successful completion of its tender offer for all of the outstanding shares of Syntellect Inc. at a price of $0.72 cash per share.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jan 2003

IBM to Enable Mobile e-business for HTC's Handheld Devices

SHANGHAI, CHINA - IBM announced that High Tech Computer Corp. will enable select wireless devices, smartphones and wireless Pocket PCs with a range of IBM middleware and tools, including WebSphere Micro Environment and IBM Embedded Via Voice.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jan 2003

Wildfire and Phonetic Systems Partner to Deliver Unified Communications

WALTHAM, MA - Wildfire Communications Inc. announced a jointmarketing relationship with Phonetic Systems.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jan 2003

Rhetorical Breaks into German Market

EDINBURGH, UNITED KINGDOM - Rhetorical is expanding its operation into Germany following last month's launch of rVoice4 with its German voice module.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Dec 2002

NMS Communications to Offer RealSpeak with NMS HearSay

FRAMINGHAM & PEABODY, MA - NMS Communications and ScanSoft Inc. have integrated ScanSoft's RealSpeak text-to-speech (TTS) engine with NMS HearSay, furthering a commitment to offer a variety of applications and technologies on one complete multimodal voice and data services system.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Dec 2002

SPIRIT Announces Speaker Verification Software

RUSSIA - SPIRIT announces a speaker verification software solution designed for PC-based systems.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Dec 2002

Voice-Insight Selects ScanSoft to Provide Solutions for Accessing Data

PEABODY, MA & GENT, BELGIUM - ScanSoft Inc. announced that Voice-Insight SA NV has selected ScanSoft solutions to deliver speech-enabled database products.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Dec 2002

Dexem, Eureka Soft, JD-Labtech, MAP Telecom and Telisma join forces to promote VoiceXML

PARIS, FRANCE - Dexem, Eureka Soft, JD-Labtech, MAP Telecom and Telisma announce the creation of an informal study group whose mission is to promote the VoiceXML standard.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Dec 2002

Loquendo Technologies Automate Targasys bConnect Contact Center

TURINO, ITALY - Fiat Group company Targasys has chosen Loquendo technology to automate its bConnect service contact center.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Dec 2002

Loquendo TTS Powers Gradiente's Mediz service

TURINO, ITALY - Loquendo's text-to-speech engine has been chosen by Gradiente in Brazil to power Mediz, Brazil's mobile voice portal, which Gradiente is providing to its users throughout the country.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Dec 2002

TTPCom Chooses ART's smARTspeak XG

ATLANTA, GA and CAMBRIDGE, UK - ART Advanced Recognition Technologies Inc. and TTPCom Ltd. announced that TTPCom will be porting ART's smARTspeak XG speech recognition technology onto TTPCom's GPRS platform.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Dec 2002

Nuance Launches Speech Certification Program

MENLO PARK, CA - To meet the ever-growing demand for professionals who can develop and deploy successful speech solutions, Nuance announced the Nuance Certified Consultant Program.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Dec 2002

Vocal Laboratories Announces Strategies To Turn Customer Service Into A Competitive Weapon

EDEN PRAIRIE, MN - Recent surveys show that over 90% of customers form their image of a company based on call center experiences.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Dec 2002

Dobson Communications Selects Versera for GSM/GPRS Network

ATLANTA, GA - Glenayre Technologies Inc. announcedthat Dobson Cellular Systems Inc. has selected Glenayre's Versera Messagingplatform, Unified Communications and Versera Voice Services solutions forits new GSM/GPRS network.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Dec 2002