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Elan Sayso Available on Mac OS X

TOULOUSE, FRANCE - Elan Speech announced the availability of its Sayso TTS technology on Mac OS X in several languages.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Apr 2003

iVoice Announces Enhancements for Artisoft TeleVantage Platform

MATAWAN, NJ - iVoice Inc. announced enhanced integration capabilities for its Speech Enabled Auto Attendant.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Apr 2003

FSTC and TouchPoint Consulting Launch Voice Authentication Study

BOSTON, MA and NEW YORK - TouchPoint Consulting andFSTC have launched independentresearch into consumer views on voice authentication.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Apr 2003

Entropy to Release Geometric Distance

JAPAN - Entropy Software Laboratory, a voice and image recognition technology company, is releasing a new solutuion to a conventional "wobble" problem.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Apr 2003

Shinko Shoji Group to Provide Telecom DSP Software to Japanese Market

MOSCOW, RUSSIA and TOKYO, JAPAN - SPIRIT Corp and Shinko Shoji Group signed a partnership agreement by which Shinko Shoji is to represent SPIRIT Corp in Japan with a range of communications DSP software for telecom and semiconductor Industries.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Apr 2003

PIKA Technologies Announces Linux Support

OTTAWA, CANADA - PIKA Technologies Inc. announced that their PIKA MonteCarlo SDK and MM-series digital- and analog-interface voice and fax cards will include support for Linux version 7.3.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Apr 2003

CSC Selects ScanSoft RealSpeak

PEABODY, MA - ScanSoft Inc. announced that Computer Sciences Corporation is using ScanSoft RealSpeak as the synthesized voice for the Maryland State Highway Administration's traffic information system.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Apr 2003

Voxware Appoints New Marketing Vice President

PRINCETON, NJ - Voxware Inc. announced the appointment of Stephen Gerrard as vice president of marketing.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Apr 2003

MCI Moves IBM Technology into its "Neighborhood"

ARMONK, NY - IBM announced that its technology would power the voice mail infrastructure for MCI's nationwide, all-distance phone service, The Neighborhood.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Apr 2003

iVoice Introduces New Voice Dialing Capabilities

MATAWAN, NJ - iVoice Inc. announced a new hands-free feature to its Speech Enabled Auto Attendant that allows an outbound caller the ability to speak the number they wish to dial.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Apr 2003

Read-aloud Software Implemented for Grade 10 MCAS

MALDEN, MA - Students with reading and learning disabilities will have the option of using a new "read-aloud" software to aid them in taking this year's Grade 10 MCAS exam.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Apr 2003

NetXentry Enhances Management Team

PHILADELPHIA, PA - NetXentry LLC announced that it has expanded its management team with the addition of Richard Liebman, who has been appointed chief executive officer.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Apr 2003

Emkay's SiSonic Microphone Designed in Neonode's Mobile Phone

BURGESS HILL, ENGLAND - Emkay Innovative Products has been working closely with Neonode in Sweden, and announces that Neonode's N1 mobilephone features Emkay's SiSonic silicon microphone.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Apr 2003

Psytechnics Offers a Solution to Speech Recognition Hang-ups

SAN JOSE, CA - Widespread acceptance of speech recognition systems could be impeded by poor cell phone voice quality, Psytechnics has identified.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Apr 2003

Aculab's Prosody to Support Nuance Voice Platform

MILTON KEYNES, UK - At V-World this month, Aculab will demonstrate its Prosody digital signal processor (DSP) resource card, which is integrated with the Nuance Voice Platform (NVP).
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Apr 2003

VocaLabs Enhances Service Offerings

EDEN PRAIRIE, MN - Vocal Laboratories has created a new prototyping tool for VocaLabs surveys.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Apr 2003

Rhetorical looks to bright future with Orange

EDINBURGH, U K - Rhetorical has been revealed as one of the core technology providers behind innovative voice services from Orange, the UK's most popular mobile phone service provider. In a move which highlights the growing importance of text-to-speech technology and the ability to support a major brand, Orange will use the technology to keep customers up-to-date with news, sport and regional weather across the UK.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Apr 2003

Vocollect and IDS Chosen by Zanios Foods

PITTSBURGH, PA and OMAHA, NE - Zanios turned to Integrated Distribution Solutions L.L.C. (IDS) and Vocollect for a warehouse system combining voice with the warehouse management technology tailored to the food distribution industry.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Apr 2003

Assurland Chooses Voxpilot for Telephone-based Insurance Service

PARIS, FRANCE and DUBLIN, IRELAND - The French insurance marketplace Assurland has launched a new, telephone-based service together with Voxpilot to allow its clients to get home insurance quotes over the phone.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Apr 2003

SpeechWorks Announces SpeakFreely 2.0

BOSTON, MA - SpeechWorks International Inc. announced the immediate availability of its SpeakFreely 2.0 natural language speech solution.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Apr 2003

ATX Unveils Voice-Activated Vehicle Owners' Manual

ATX unveiled an electronic vehicle owner's manual (or e-owner's manual) to provide drivers access to their vehicle's manual as the vehicle is moving.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Apr 2003

Sykes and NetByTel Announce Reseller Agreement

BOCA RATON, FL - Sykes Enterprises Incorporated has chosen to add NetByTel's automated speech recognition solutions to SYKES' existing Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) services and solutions.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Apr 2003

Brooktrout Technology Offers Access Program for Voice and Fax Products

NEEDHAM, MA - Brooktrout Technology Inc. announced its Early Access program, providing developers a jump start on development on Brooktrout's products.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Apr 2003

BeVocal Announces Hosting Lite

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA - BeVocal announced availability of a "Hosting Lite" service for companies interested in small-scale deployments of voice-enabled applications.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Apr 2003

Ladbrokes Raises the Stakes for the Martell Grand National

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - VeCommerce Limited has announced thatLadbrokes has launched the second phase of its VeBet-based,voice-enabled wagering system.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Apr 2003

BayPackets Announces New VP of Marketing

FREMONT, CA - BayPackets Inc. announced that it has appointed Amol Joshi as vice president of marketing.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Apr 2003

Voice-enabled Interactive Quiz from Saffron Interactive

LONDON, ENGLAND AND DUBLIN, IRELAND - Saffron and Voxpilot Ltd. have teamed up with the goal of helping Comic Relief raise £10,000 for some of the poor and vulnerable people in Africa and the UK.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Apr 2003

NeoSpeech Announces VoiceText 2.0

FREMONT, CA - NeoSpeech announced the availability of VoiceText 2.0, advanced Text-to-Speech (TTS) software that generates voices from text input.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Apr 2003

ScanSoft and IBM to Expand Server, Embedded and Desktop Speech Offerings

PEABODY, MA - ScanSoft Inc. announced a set of agreements with IBM through which the companies will extend speech technology and applications across enterprise, desktop and multimodal environments.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Apr 2003