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OC3 Entertainment Joins Xbox Tools and Middleware Program

MORRISVILLE, NC - OC3 Entertainment Inc. announced that it has signed an Xbox Tools and Middleware agreement with Microsoft to provide automated lip-synchronization solutions for the Xbox video game system from Microsoft.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2003

GN Netcom Launches Wireless Headset for Business Professionals

NASHUA, NEW HAMPSHIRE - GN Netcom announced the introduction of the GN 9120. A wireless headset that can be used up to 300 feet from its charging station.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2003

The Amanda Company Selects LumenVox Speech Recognition Engine

SAN DIEGO, CA - The Amanda Company announced the selection of LumenVox's Speech Recognition Engine (SRE) as the platform of choice for enhancing voice based applications.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2003

SpeechWorks Adds New Voices to Speechify

BOSTON, MA - SpeechWorks International Inc. introduced three new languages for its Speechifytext-to-speech software.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2003

Outsourced Softswitch Service Launched by IPCB.net

SAN MATEO, CA - IPCB.net launches Outsourced Softswitch Service for IP telephony operators and agents.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2003

Broca Networks and Active Hotels Launch Hotel Booking Service

CAMBRIDGE, UK - Broca Networks Limited and Active Hotels have partnered to create a speech-activated hotel booking service, enabling telephone callers to book hotel accommodation throughout Europe over the Internet.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2003

iVoice Receives Avaya's DeveloperConnection Compliant Award

MATAWAN, NJ - iVoice Inc. announced the completion of compliance testing through the Avaya DeveloperConnection (DevConnect) program.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2003

OSC to Resell Telelogue's Automated DA Product

ISELIN, NJ - OSC announced that it has incorporated intoits directory assistance (DA) service offering, Telelogue's Voice DirectoryAssistance (VDA).
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2003

Vicorp and SpeechWorks Enhance Teleglobe's Canada Direct Service

BOSTON, MA and WEXHAM, UK - Using speech recognition technology from SpeechWorks International Inc., Vicorp has completed development of a new suite of calling services for Teleglobe Inc., operator of the Canada Direct service.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2003

Voice Signal Technologies Joins Symbian Platinum Partner Program

Voice Signal Technologies has joined the Symbian Platinum Partner Program to support the market for Symbian OS advanced mobile phones.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2003

Lavie Timetech to Incorporate Persay Speaker Verification

TEL-AVIV, ISREAL - Lavie Timetech from TIM Group announced the integration of Persay Speaker Verification system into its telephony based time attendance solutions.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2003

Ascent Computing Group and Integrated Speech Solutions Deploy Speech with Subway Restaurants

WHITE PLAINS, NY - Ascent Computing Group and Integrated Speech Solutions (ISS) announcedthe implementation of the AscenTel speech recognition software product intoSubway Restaurants' corporate offices.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2003

Kirusa and Voice Web Solutions Partner for End-to-End Multimodal Applications Creation and Deployment

NEW ORLEANS, LA - Kirusa and Voice Web Solutions announced integration of Voice Web Solutions' multimodal authoring tool for Macromedia Dreamweaver MXT with Kirusa's multimodal platform, creating a solution to author, test, and deploy mobile multimodal applications.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2003

Speech Recognition Reduces Turnaround Times at FirstAssist

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - The legal expenses insurance division of FirstAssist has implemented a desktop speech recognition system from UK-based SRC.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2003

ScanSoft Ships Dragon NaturallySpeaking 7

PEABODY, MA - ScanSoft Inc. announced theavailability of Dragon NaturallySpeaking version 7, a new release of the speech recognition application for Microsoft Windows.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2003

COHM Selects LumenVox for Speech Recognition

OTTAWA, ON - Commercial-On-Hold-Marketing Inc. (COHM) announced the selection of LumenVox as their speech recognition provider.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2003

SPIRIT Announces Voice + Fax Over IP DSP Software Solution

MOSCOW, RUSSIA - SPIRIT introduces configurable Voice + Fax over IP solution designed to provide core functionality for development of voice-over-packet applications.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2003

Nuance Announces Latest TTS Software

MENLO PARK, CA - Nuance announced Nuance Vocalizer 3.0, text-to-speech (TTS) software.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2003

Witness Systems Launches Cash Offer for Eyretel

Witness Systems has reached an agreement with Eyretel on the terms of a recommended cash offer for all of the shares of Eyretel.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2003

Klett Adopts Babel Speech Recognition Technology

MONS, BELGIUM - Babel Technologies S.A. has announced that Klett Sprachen is to use Babel's Babear v2.5 speaker-independent Automatic Speech Recognition system in it PONS product line.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2003

Vialto Delivers Secure Voice Interface to Microsoft Exchange

Vialto introduced a new release of its E2Go product.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2003

VeCommerce, SpeechWorks and Genesys Sign Strategic Alliance

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - VeCommerce Limited has announced it hasentered into an alliance with SpeechWorks International Inc. and GenesysTelecommunications Laboratories Inc.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2003

Loquendo Powers Bertone's Voice Controlled Concept Car

TORINO, ITALY - Loquendo speech technology has been selected by concept car creators, Bertone Group, to power their latest concept sports car, unveiled last week at the Geneva International Motor Show.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2003

Next IVR Delivers Integrated Web Telephone Voice Applications

HAMPTON, NH - Next IVR launched several new products and services focused on integrating telephone and Web technologies.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2003

iVoice Releases Barge-in Feature with TAPI interface

MATAWAN, N.J. - iVoice, Inc. announced Speech Enabled Auto Attendant with barge-in capabilities using a Telephone Application Program Interface.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2003

Orange France Buys SMS-to-Voice Solution

RAMSEY, NJ - Bogen Communications International Inc. announced that the French wireless operator, Orange France, has implemented an SMS-to-Voice Solution delivered by HP Consulting & Integration France jointly with Bogen's Speech Design subsidiary.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2003

Witness Systems Extends Performance Analysis Capabilities with CallMiner Partnership

ATLANTA, GA - Witness Systems announced a strategic alliance with CallMiner Inc., a provider of speech recognition and trending technologies designed for the contact center market.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2003

The Blackfoot Telecommunications Group Achieves 58% Automation

ISELIN, NJ - The Blackfoot Telecommunications Group announced that it has achievedan automation rate of 58% for Directory Assistance business andgovernment listings through its implementation of Telelogue's VoiceDirectory Assistance.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2003

Metaphor Solutions and VoiceGenie Automate Retail Shopping By Phone

WELLESLEY, MA and TORONTO, CANADA - An automated speech application for ordering flowers by phone was introduced by Metaphor Solutions Inc.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2003