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VeCommerce Announces Major Contract in the European Wagering Market

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - VeCommerce Limited has confirmed its second major European contract to provide its NLSRsolutions to the global wagering markets.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Aug 2002

Convergys Appoints New Chief Technology Officer

CINCINNATI, OH - Convergys Corporation announces the appointment of two executives to senior management positions.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Aug 2002

SVOX Opens Representative Office in Austria

Zurich, SWITZERLAND - SVOX AG announced the opening of their new representative office in Vienna, Austria.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jul 2002

Loquendo TTS Broadens its Offering for Spanish-speaking Countries

ITALY - Loquendo presents two new voices: Diego for Argentinean Spanish andFrancisca for Chilean Spanish.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jul 2002

Joey Wolpert Installed as VP of OEM Sales for AKG Acoustics

NORTHRIDGE, CA - AKG Acoustics GmbH is pleased to announce that Joey Wolpert has been installed as VP of OEM Sales for the US market.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jul 2002

PipeBeach and Marand Deliver Carrier-grade VoiceXML Platform to Mobitel

STOCKHOLM SWEDEN - PipeBeach, together with Marand, announced the deployment of thePipeBeach carrier-grade speechWeb VoiceXML platform by Slovenian mobiletelephony operator Mobitel.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jul 2002

TDC to Offer Automated Directory Enquiry Service Based on Philips' Speech Technology; University of Nebraska Implements Philips' Voice ReQuest Campus Edition

AACHEN, GERMANY and DALLAS, TX - Philips Electronics announced that TDC Tele Danmark has selected Philips for the commercial roll-out of a fully-automated, speech-enabled, directory enquiry system.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jul 2002

Noble Systems Offers ATOMS Solution Suite Upgrades

Noble Systems Corporation has announced several offerings for the ATOMS solution suite within the last 120 days.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jul 2002

Unisys Launches Global Voice Portal Solutions

ATLANTA, GA - Unisys Corporation (NYSE: UIS) unveiled Unisys Voice Portal Solutions.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jul 2002

SPIRIT and MadWaves Announce MP3 Software Product Licensing Agreement.

LONDON, ENGLAND; MOSCOW, RUSSIA - SPIRIT announced an agreement where it will license its MP3 software decoding product to MadWaves for use in the MadPlayer.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jul 2002

NMS Communications Adds Echo Cancellation and Studio Sound Products to Texas Instruments' Third Party Program

FRAMINGHAM, MA - NMS Communications is now offering its echo cancellation DSP software and Studio Sound software as standalone products, and has added these offerings to Texas Instruments' third-party program.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jul 2002

Acoustic Magic Launches USB Version of its Array Microphone

SUDBURY, MA - Acoustic Magic Inc. launched the USB version of its Voice Tracker desktop array microphone, designed to bring clarity to users of speech recognition word processing/command and control software as well as to participants in teleconferences.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jul 2002

Fonix To Deploy Speech Solutions to a 2.5G Device

SALT LAKE CITY, UT - Fonix Corporation announced it will offer Automatic Speech Recognition and Text-To-Speech capabilities on commercially available products that use Texas Instruments' OMAP framework.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jul 2002

IBM and Opera Software Team to Develop Multimodal Browser

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - IBM and Opera announced that they will jointly develop a multimodal browser based on theXHTML+Voice (X+V) specification.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jul 2002

UK Government Agencies Adopt Speech Technologies

HM Land Registry lawyers and 95 judges within the Immigrations Appellate Authority have adopted customized desktop speech recognition solutions developed by speech and digital dictation solution provider, SRC, to help improve operational efficiency.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jul 2002

Glenayre Solutions Support More than 1.4 Million Cricket Customers

ATLANTA, GA - Glenayre Technologies Inc. announced that Cricket Communications Inc., asubsidiaryof communications company Leap Wireless International Inc. has installed Glenayre's Versera Messaging platform in its marketsnationwide.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jul 2002

HAL Has New Voices; Control Your Music by Voice

LAUREL, MD - Home Automated Living (HAL) announces the release of two new HALvoices designed to make HAL's natural speech home control software more human sounding as it confirms user commands and reads Internet information like stock quotes, Email and more.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jul 2002

Phone-Or and ART Cooperate to Bring Speech Recognition Application to Market; ART to Offer Its Latest smARTspeak XG on 2.5G, 3G Mobile Devices

OR-YEHUDA, ISRAEL, and ATLANTA, GA - Phone-Or Ltd. and ART Advanced Recognition Technologies Inc. announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding that will enable the companies to work together to provide an enhanced speech recognition application to the growing telematics market.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jul 2002

Allfirst Bank Chooses Syntellect to Optimize CRM

PHOENIX, AZ - Syntellect Inc. announced that it has been awarded acontract by Allfirst Bank to design and implement a Vista Interactive MediaResponse solution.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jul 2002

LocusDialog Chosen by National Bank

MONTREAL, CANADA - National Bank of Arizona has deployedthe recently introduced LocusDialogSTS Lite speech recognition system.The Lite system allows callers to request a name or a service andget connected without requiring a live operator.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jul 2002

IBM Gives Voice to Mobile Communications Technologies

SOMERS, NY - IBM announced the latest software toolsandmiddleware for the development of multimodal technology. IBM's multimodaltoolkit for developers and the addition of multimodal capabilities to itsrecently announced WebSphere Everyplace Access (WEA), are IBM's latestefforts designed to help companies extend e-business from the desktop to agrowing range of devices.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jul 2002

NMS and Colibria Team to Offer Wireless Enhanced Services

FRAMINGHAM, MA - NMS Communications announced a partnership with Colibria, a Norway-based developer of mobile applications such as Instant Messaging (IM), Friends Finder (location-based application), and mobile community solutions.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jul 2002

SPIRIT Announces Telephony Add-ons for TI's C54CSTChip

MOSCOW, RUSSIA - SPIRIT has announced a set of software add-ons for Texas Instruments' C54CST chip (CST - Client Side Telephony).
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jul 2002

SandCherry and Kirusa Team at VOX

BOULDER, CO - SandCherry Inc. and Kirusa will team at VOX to showcase their integrated wireless multimodal solution.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jul 2002

Kirusa And SpeechWorks Announce First GPRS Trial Of Multimodal Applications On Bouygues Telecom's GPRS Network

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ, BOSTON, MA, and PARIS, FRANCE - Kirusa together with SpeechWorks International Inc. announced the initiation of a multimodal trial on the French mobile operator Bouygues Telecom's GPRS networks in France.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jul 2002

NSC and TalkerNet Declared Partnership

RISHON LE-ZION, ISREAL - TalkerNet and NSC has announced a partnership. TalkerNet develops speech gateway technology based on NSC's speech recognition engine.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jul 2002

Philips, Telephonetics Enter Partnership

Telephonetics has entered a three-way partnership withconverged communications solutions provider Philips Business Communications(PBC) and Philips Speech Processing (PSP).
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jul 2002

SpeechWorks Restructures Operations

BOSTON, MA - SpeechWorks International Inc. announced that it is taking steps to achieve an approximate 20% reduction of its current expense base over the next four quarters, including a reduction of its workforce by about 17% primarily in the current quarter.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jul 2002

AT&T Adds French and UK English to Natural Voices TTS

AT&T announced French and U.K English language support for the AT&T Natural Voices Text-to-Speech (TTS) Engine.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jul 2002