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Nortel Networks and ScanSoft Expand Relationship

PEABODY, MA - ScanSoft Inc. announced an agreement with Nortel Networks to offer ScanSoft RealSpeak TTS software for Nortel Networks customer deployments.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Dec 2002

Genesys and Siebel Systems Form Cooperative Alliance

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - Genesys Telecommunications Laboratories Inc. and Siebel Systems Inc. announced a global cooperative technical support alliance designed to provide fast and efficient resolution of technical support issues for joint customers.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Dec 2002

IBM Builds Pervasive Momentum with New Voice Tools

IBM announced new software products and tools that help developers to build and manage voice portals - as well as extend enterprise applications, such as mobile databases, to new devices.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Dec 2002

Voice Architects Launches Service to Improve Speech Application Performance

PORTLAND, OREGON - Voice Architects, a voice user interface firm, announced the launch of an independent application assessment and repair service.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Dec 2002

Group Voyagers Looks to PhoenixCTI for Call Center and CRM Solution

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO - PhoenixCTI Inc. announced it was selected by Group Voyagers Inc. to implement a major call center and customer relationship management initiative.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Dec 2002

Vocent Announces Voice Secure - Password Reset 2.0

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA - Voice Secure - Password Reset 2.0 is an enterprise softwaresolution that uses speaker verification and speech recognition toauthenticate user identity claims by voice.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Dec 2002

HSS and Jasomi Demonstrate Interoperability

SAN JOSE, CA & NEW DELHI, INDIA - Hughes Software Systems Ltd. and Jasomi Networks Inc. have demonstrated full interoperability between HSS' call control platform (the HSS SIP Server) and Jasomi's far-end NAT traversal solution, PeerPoint Centrex Edition.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Dec 2002

Datria Systems and Nuance to Deliver Workforce Management Applications to TELUS

MENLO PARK, CA and ENGLEWOOD, CO - Datria Systems and Nuance announced that TELUS has selected the companies to provide a series of voice-enabled workforce applications for use by their field technicians.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Dec 2002

Pronexus and Mitel Networks Announce Distribution Agreement

Mitel Networks will distribute Pronexus VBVoice, a development environment for business-critical computer telephony applications.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Dec 2002

Genesys Wins Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - Genesys Telecommunications Laboratories Inc. announced that it has signed a national agreement with the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association (BCBSA).
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Dec 2002

Rhetorical Enters German Market with Text-to-Speech Solutions

BOSTON, MA and SCOTLAND - 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

Speech Cube Version 4.2 Supports TTS Standard

TOULOUSE, FRANCE - Scheduled for December 15th, the release of Speech Cube Version 4.2 now supports SSML (Speech Synthesis Markup Language defined by W3C consortium) for quicker integration within VoiceXML based applications.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Dec 2002

HeyAnita to Offer Carriers In-Network Voice Solutions with HP

LOS ANGELES, CA - Under the agreement, HP intends to provide systems integration services around HeyAnita's voice software offerings.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Dec 2002

Genesys Adds CTO and SVP to Executive Team

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - Alcatel announced that Paul Segre has been appointed to senior vice president and chief technology officer at its Genesys Telecommunications Laboratories Inc.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Dec 2002

Loquendo's VoxNauta Platform Powers InternetQ's New Dating Service

TORINO, ITALY - InternetQ - the Greek ISP - has adopted Loquendo's voice platform VoxNauta to power the new version of its popular matchmaking service.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Dec 2002

Eloquant Deploys New Voice Services from Elan Speech

TOULOUSE, FRANCE - Eloquant is deploying new voice services for public and professional use on the Elodia platform with Elan Speech.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Dec 2002

KY Transportation Cabinet Launches 511 Traveler Information Number

FRANKFORT, KY - Just in time for holiday travel, a new service to assist Kentucky's travelers was launched by Gov. Paul Patton. By dialing three digits, 5-1-1, callers can now get traffic, travel and road weather information 24 hours, 7 days a week.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Dec 2002

Wizzard Announces 15 New Customers in 4th Quarter

PITTSBURGH, PA - Wizzard Software announced that is has signed up more than 15 new customers in the 4th quarter including the Rochester Institute of Technology, the University of Missouri, the California State University and GE Medical Systems.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Dec 2002

Babel Releases BrightSpeech

Babel Technologies has announced BrightSpeech, its next-generation Text-to-Speech solution.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Dec 2002

Aspect Announces Aspect IP Contact Suite-Enterprise

SAN JOSE, CA - Aspect Communications Corporation announced Aspect IP Contact Suite—Enterprise, the customer contact suite that integrates to the enterprise through PSTN and IP telephony products and simplifies CTI with Web services.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Dec 2002

SRI International Unveils EduSpeak 2.0

SRI International announced the release of EduSpeak 2.0, a speech recognition toolkit designed for use in educational software by developers of applications for language learning, reading development, assessment and corporate training.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Dec 2002

Rhetorical's rVoice To Be Used on New Zealand's MetPhone Service.

EDINBURGH, UNITED KINGDOM - Rhetorical has won a contract which will see its technology deployed on New Zealand's dial up weather forecast service, MetPhone.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Dec 2002

Rhetorical Opens Boston Office and Names New Sales Manager

BOSTON, MA - The expansion comes on the heels of increasing sales by Rhetorical's U.S. arm, Rhetorical Inc., and adds to its existing U.S. offices in Florida and Texas.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Dec 2002

iVoice Releases Speech Software Developers Kit Version 3.0

MATAWAN, NJ - iVoice Inc. announced the release of the latest version of its Speech Software Developers Kit (SDK).
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2002

VoiceObjects Factory 1.1 Extends Speech Platform Support and Functions

COLOGNE, GERMANY - With the new 1.1 version of VoiceObjects Factory, VoiceObjects is presenting the newest version of its Voice Applications Server.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2002

European Union Supports UK-led Consortium with Technology Research Grant

LONDON, UK - A UK-led consortium has been awarded a research grant by the European Union (EU) for the development of human language technologies.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2002

iVoice Signs Letter of Intent to Purchase Profitable Company

MATAWAN, NJ - iVoice Inc. announced it has signed a Letter of Intent to purchase substantially all of the assets of a leading food equipment maintenance contractor located in New Jersey.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2002

IBM Announces Expanded Availability of ViaVoice Dictation Software in Europe

LONDON, UK - IBM announced an agreement with London-based MediaGold UK Ltd. to broaden the availability of IBM's ViaVoice dictation software in selected European countries.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2002

Audiopoint Launches Wireless Voice Terminal Service for End-Users

FAIRFAX, VA - Audiopoint announced the launch of its enhanced e-mail Voice Terminal Service (VTS) for end-users.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2002