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Speaker Verification on Cusp of Infiltrating Mainstream Markets

SCOTTSDALE, AZ - Given the increasing number of passwords people are required to remember, and the expanding importance of security, demand for speaker verification technology is bound to increase, according to In- Stat/MDR.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Feb 2003

The Blackfoot Telecommunications Group Deploys Telelogue's Voice Directory Application to Automate Directory Assistance

ISELIN, NEW JERSEY - Telelogue announced that Blackfoot Telecommunications Group has launched Telelogue's Voice Directory Application (VDA) to provide 411 services to its subscribers with live operator services when needed.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Feb 2003

SVOX's TTS in Fonix VoiceDial 1.2

CANNES, FRANCE - Fonix Corporation and SVOX AG announce the availability of SVOX's embedded TTS for the Fonix VoiceDial solution for cellular handsets and wireless devices being demonstrated at the 3GSM World Congress.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Feb 2003

speechvantage Offers New VAR Program

HORSHAM, PA - speechvantage Inc. announcedthat it has launched its Value-Added Reseller (VAR) Program withagreements in place with several strategically-aligned technology andinfrastructure development companies.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Feb 2003

Moapa Valley Telephone Deploys Telelogue's Voice Directory Application

ISELIN, NJ - Telelogue announced that Moapa ValleyTelephone Company (MVTC) launched Telelogue's Voice Directory Assistance(VDA) to provide 411 services to its subscribers for all 140+ million U.S.residential, business and government directory listings.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Feb 2003

Angel.com Launches Transaction Voice Pages

MCLEAN, VA - Angel.com announced that it has launched a set of extensions to its patented, online, self-service platform.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Feb 2003

Lloyds TSB Uses Paperless Employee Share Sscheme Registration

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - Lloyds TSB Group plc has started operating a completely paperless employee share scheme by deploying a telephony speech recognition service from SRC.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Feb 2003

SandCherry Offers Web Services Interfaces

BOULDER, CO - SandCherry Inc. announced SoftServer Version 2.4 which adds Java and Web Services APIs to increase the accessibility of speech for Web applications.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Feb 2003

Swedish Banking Group SEB Chooses Syntellect

PHOENIX, AZ - Syntellect Inc. announced that it has signed an agreement with the Swedish banking group SEB to deploy a voice-driven employee PIN reset solution.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Feb 2003

Kurzweil Educational Rolls Out Professional Development Program

BEDFORD, MA - The PDP is a training program designed to help school districts and educators integrate Kurzweil 3000 into classrooms.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Feb 2003

Truancy Call Tackles School Truancy with TTS

EDINBURGH, UK - C3 and Rhetorical announced that text-to-speech systems developed by the two companies are being used by Truancy Call to tackle over 3000 cases of truancy from UK schools each day.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Feb 2003

NeoSpeech and Automation Intelligence Give Home Automation a Voice

AUSTIN, TX AND FREMONT, CA - Automation Intelligence announced it has selected NeoSpeech as its exclusive provider of voice systems for high-end homes.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Feb 2003

PPL Selects Nortel Networks Succession CSE 1000 for Converged, Voice Over IP Network

WASHINGTON, DC - PPL Corporation has chosen a VoIP solution from Nortel Networks as part of a plan to merge its voice and data networks.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Feb 2003

German Ministry of Justice Selects ScanSoft's Dragon NaturallySpeaking

STUTTGART, GERMANY and GENT, BELGIUM - ScanSoft Inc. announced that the ministry of justice of Baden-Wuerttemberg in Germany has selected ScanSoft's Dragon NaturallySpeaking XP Legal Edition for hundreds of courts to replace manual transcription with its automatic speech recognition solution.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Feb 2003

Loquendo Powers the MART Museum's Automatic Contact Center

TURIN, ITALY - Loquendo technology has been chosen to power the automatic contact center of the recently inaugurated Museum of Contemporary Art of Trento and Rovereto in northern Italy.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Feb 2003

Wizzard Software Delivers Transcription Master

PITTSBURGH, PA - Wizzard Software announced the release of it's new Transcription Master software application and a first customer license of the product.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jan 2003

Digital Dictation Productivity Sparks Extended Rollout at Irwin Mitchell

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - Productivity and client-care improvements resulting from SRC's WinScribe-based digital dictation system at UK law firm Irwin Mitchell have convinced the firm to extend their investment in the system to a further 195 users during the next two months.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jan 2003

Sakrament Launched Sakrament TTS Engine v2.5

MINSK, BELARUS - Sakrament company announced the new release of its Sakrament TTS Engine, that introduces new female voices called Vika and Oksana.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jan 2003

Next IVR Launched to Provide VoiceXML Applications

EXETER, NH - Next IVR commenced operations with a goal to deliver customer value by providing VoiceXML solutions for next generation voice applications.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jan 2003

MAAF Assurances Group Reads Email Using Elan Sayso

TOULOUSE, FRANCE - MAAF Assurance's employees can check their mailbox from any telephone and share information in real time.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jan 2003

Porting from Dialogic Hardware to PIKA Hardware Made Easier

OTTAWA, CANADA - PIKA Technologies Inc. announces availability of its Dialogic Porting JumpStart Kit.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jan 2003

IBM Tops U.S. Patent List for Tenth Consecutive Year

ARMONK, NY - IBM generated the most U.S. patents in2002, according tofigures released by the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jan 2003

TTS Modern Language Learning with Softease

TOULOUSE, FRANCE - Softease has chosen Elan text to speech to enable students of different ages to hear and learn foreign languages, using Textease Language Packs.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jan 2003

Changes Made in the Elix Executive Team

MONTREAL, QUEBEC - Elix announcesFrançois Rainville's nomination as Chairman of the Board of Directors. Mr. Rainville announced thenomination of François Rodrigue as president of the company.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jan 2003

Nuance Speech Software Drives TU-KA Cellular's New Voice Portal

MENLO PARK, CA and TOKYO - Nuance announced that its speech recognition software is enabling a new voice portal service from TU-KA Group, a division of KDDI Corporation.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jan 2003

Orange Deploys VoiceXML Services in Ivory Coast

RAMONVILLE, FRANCE - Idylic announces that Orange Ivory Coast has deployed VoiceXML service using Idylic's VoiceXML platform.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jan 2003

Aspect Communications Announces Siebel 7 Validation

SAN JOSE, CA - Aspect Communications Corporation announced that the integration between the Aspect Contact Server version 5.1 and Siebel 7 has been successfully validated by Siebel Systems.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jan 2003

LDC Telephone Speech Collection Project

The Linguistic Data Consortium at the University of Pennsylvanianeeds participants for FISHER, a new telephone speechstudy to be conducted in the Early Winter 2002-2003.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jan 2003

Bakcell Selects CTware's StarVAS

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - CTware Ltd. announced that Bakcell, Azerbaijan's mobile operator, has selected CTware's Star*VAS Voice and Messaging Platform for running its Holiday Greeting solutions and other value-added services.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jan 2003