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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

Lexicle Announces Cara

YORK, ENGLAND - Lexicle introdues "Cara", an animated 3D interactive financial sales person.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jan 2003

Loquendo TTS Reaches China

TORINO, ITALY - Linlin is Loquendo TTS' new female persona for the Mandarin Chinese language.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jan 2003

VoiceVault Achieves Certification

DUBLIN, IRELAND - VoiceVault announces that it has achieved an accredited certification under EU Directive 1999/93/EC on Electronic Signatures using a biometric technology.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jan 2003

UnifiedVoice Announces UDocs

GAITHERSBURG, MD - UnifiedVoice has developed UDocs, a new technology for automatically fitting dictation by a doctor, lawyer or executive into a document format selected by the person during dictation.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jan 2003

Washington State DOT Launches 511 System

BASKING RIDGE, NJ, MENLO PARK, CA and PORTLAND, OR - In November of 2000, Governor Gary Locke announced Washington's intention to provide a 511 phone system, allowing drivers across the state to get information on current weather, congestion and road conditions.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jan 2003

University of Kansas Selects Phonetic Systems for Speech-enabled Directory Assistance

TEMPE, AZ - Phonetic Systems announced that the University of Kansas has chosen PhoneticOperator to voice-enable the university's main phone directory of 37,000 records across five campuses.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jan 2003

New Development from Loquendo C@fé

TORINO, ITALY - Loquendo has implemented some new developments for the Loquendo C@fé community: applications can now be developed and loaded in the new VoiceXML 2.0 standard.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jan 2003

Nuance Delivers Text-to-Speech Software Down Under

MENLO PARK, CA and SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - Nuance unveiled the Australian English version of its Nuance Vocalizer 2.0 TTS software.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jan 2003

Wesleyan University Selects Parlance

MEDFORD, MA - Parlance Corporation announced thatWesleyan University has implemented its NameConnector Servicecampus-wide.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jan 2003

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