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Ectaco Reports Development and Supply of Localization Software Series

NEW YORK, NY - Ectaco Inc. and Toshiba Europe haveentered into a collaboration agreement. In accordance with the agreementEctaco Development Center has created a series of localization software -Ectaco Language Support for Toshiba Pocket PCs e310 and e740.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2002

LumenVox Releases SRE v3.0 for Linux

SAN DIEGO, CA - LumenVox announced their new SpeechRecognition Engine (SRE) v3.0 for Linux, continuing their multi-platformsupport of advanced speech recognition technology.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2002

MobiVoice Enhances BlackBerry PDA for Special Voice Applications

ROCKVILLE, MARYLAND - Cybernetics InfoTech Inc. (CYBIT) announced the availability of its MobiVoice enhancement for the RIM BlackBerry PDA to serve special vertical markets.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2002

United Airlines Japan and SpeechWorks Deploy Bilingual Speech-enabled Flight Information Service

TOKYO, JAPAN - United Airlines and SpeechWorks Japan K.K. announced the deployment of a new speech-enabled service that offers United Airlines customers access to flight information through a toll-free number.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2002

Eckoh Technologies and BT Create Exclusive Alliance

UNITED KINGDOM - Eckoh Technologies plc ("Eckoh") and BT announced the formation of an exclusivealliance to provide BT's customers with advanced speech recognitiontechnology.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2002

Rapid Deployment of Multimodal Speech Applications with the StarRec Dialog Development System

ULM, GERMANY - The StarRec Dialog Development System (DDS) is a development kit for the implementation and testing of speech dialog applications for each type of run-time platform.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2002

Verizon Wireless to License HeyAnita Voice Technology

BEDMINSTER, NJ and LOS ANGELES, CA - Verizon Wireless has licensed technology from HeyAnita to support Voice Gear, Verizon Wireless' suite of voice-enabled services that include voice-activated dialing, voice browsing and corporate e-mail browsing.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2002

Verascape Launches VeraServ 2.0 VXML Platform

Verascape announced the release of VeraServ 2.0, the latest version of its VoiceXML speech platform. It has been enhanced to offer further benefits to enterprise customers, service providers and voice ASPs.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2002

Real-Time Monitoring of Election Day Activities Nationwide

VoterLink Data Systems is using Convergys' advanced speech recognition (ASR) solution aspart of VoterLink's Vote411.net, a speech-enabled Web site designed to helpt he Democratic National Committee (DNC) capture and monitor information about Election Day voter turnout and possible voting irregularities nationwide.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2002

Interactive Intelligence, Loquendo Sign OEM Agreement

An original equipment manufacturer agreement was signed this week that enables Interactive Intelligence to integrate Loquendo's multi-lingual text-to-speech engine into its customer interaction management software for contact centers and enterprises.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2002

VeCommerce Announces Contract with the Woodbine Entertainment Group

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - VeCommerce Limited has announced that it has been awarded a contract to provide its e-commerce solutions to Canada's Woodbine Entertainment Group.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2002

Kurzweil Educational to Offer Customizable Test-Taking Technology

BEDFORD, MA - Kurzweil Educational Systems, developer of reading technology products for individuals with learning and visual disabilities, announced the new Kurzweil 3000 Version 7.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2002

Glenayre Provides Versera Platform To Dallas-based MetroPCS

ATLANTA, GA - Glenayre Technologies Inc. announced that MetroPCS will integrate Glenayre's Versera Large Solution platform into its Miami market.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2002

Fonix DECtalk Drives New Type-to-Talk Product from ZYGO

SALT LAKE CITY, UT - Fonix Corporation announced its leading DECtalk text-to-speech technology has been integrated into the latest type-to-talk product from ZYGO a leader in providing such augmentative communication systems to physically disabled people.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2002

Unisys Builds ROI Tool to Help Carriers See Subscriber Service Revenue

BLUE BELL, PA - Unisys Corporation has developed a planning tool that helps network service providers (NSPs) measure the potential financial impact of offering voice services such as voice portal and speech solutions to their subscribers.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2002

Syntellect and speechvantage Partner

HORSHAM, PA - Syntellect and speechvantage announced a strategic relationship to sell VoiceXML-based speech solutions to enterprise customers.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2002

Prologix Software Solutions Launches Indian Language TTS

LUCKNOW, INDIA - Prologix Software Solutions Pvt. Ltd.has developed a Pan-Indian Text-to-Speech Software.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2002

Telisma, SVOX, D-Link and Voice Robots Launch Off-the-shelf Speech Server

ZURICH - D-Link, SVOX, voice robots and Telisma announce the launch of a Speech Server, a new voice platform for the enterprise market.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2002

iVoice Installs Store Locator IVR for Perfumania

MATAWAN, NJ - iVoice Inc. announced the installation of an Interactive Voice Response (IVR) Store Locator system at Perfumania Inc.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2002

IBM Licenses ScanSoft RealSpeak Text-to-Speech

PEABODY, MA - ScanSoft Inc. announced that IBM has selected ScanSoft RealSpeak text-to-speech to extend the language capabilities of the IBM WebSphere Voice Server.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2002

Vodafone Malta Launches Next-Generation Communications Services

ATLANTA, GA - Glenayre Technologies Inc. announced that Vodafone Malta has deployed its firstnext-generation messaging solution based on Glenayre's Versera Messagingplatform, Versera Unified Communications and Versera Voice Services suites.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2002

CheckFree Launches WebPay Service

ATLANTA, GA - CheckFree Corporation announced the general availability of the latest version of its CheckFree WebPay service.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2002

Parlance Includes Additional Functionality with Its NameConnector

MEDFORD, MA - Parlance Corporation announced the enhancementof its standard NameConnector Service offering.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2002

Loquendo TTS Integrated By InfoSpeech Into Services For Blind Users

TURINO, ITALY - Loquendo TTS will power services provided by ONCE - Spain's National Organization for the Blind - in the organization's educational centers for blind and visually impaired users located throughout the country.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2002

SPIRIT Releases New Version of its G.723.1

SPIRIT, the DSP software developer for TI platform in continental Europe, has released a new version of its G.723.1 vocoder algorithm for TI's TMS320C62x platform.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2002

Generic Spoken Vocabulary Command ETSI Standard Approved

After a strong Yes vote in the ETSI membership approval process(0% NO votes) an approved and published ETSI Standard, ES 202 076, nowupdated to version 1.1.2 (some typos corrected), is downloadable from the ETSIWeb.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2002

TEMIC Announces Opening of US Office in Farmington Hills, MI

FARMINGTON HILLS, MI - Temic SDS announces the opening of its US office in the Detroit area in Farmington Hills, Michigan.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2002

Broca Networks, Synavant Ally to Deploy Speech-Driven Call Reporting

Broca Networks and SYNAVANT have developed an alliance to launch a speech-driven voice call reporting service, branded SynVocall.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2002

Nuance Unveils Complete Speech Solutions Approach

Nuance unveiled new products and services aimed at increasing the business value of voice for customers worldwide.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2002