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Wavemakers Announces Telematics Collaboration

VANCOUVER, BC - Wavemakers Inc. announced its collaboration with Johnson Controls on the company's BlueConnect telematics system.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2002

United States Postal Service Enters into Contract with Wizzard

PITTSBURGH, PA - Wizzard Software announced that it has been awarded a speech recognition software development contract by the United States Postal Service (USPS) to participate in their Bank Secrecy Act initiative.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2002

SPIRIT Announces New Vocoders

MOSCOW, RUSSIA - SPIRIT offers new 1000 bps and 2000 bps proprietary vocoders, closely related to SPIRIT's 1200 bps and 2400 bps vocoder algorithms.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2002

Brooktrout Technology, Loquendo and Netcom Team up to Deliver Speech-Enabled Applications; Brooktrout Technology and Philips Speech Processing Partner

NEW YORK, NY - Loquendo TTS text-to-speech software and Loquendo ASR automatic speechrecognition software has been integrated by Netcom on Brooktrout's TR1000media resource platform.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2002

Language and Computing New Appointments Support Expansion

ZONNEGEM, BELGIUM and PHILADELPHIA, PA - Language and Computing (L&C) announced new key appointments to support the further expansion of its worldwide activities.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2002

Speaker Verification for SAS Employees

Scandinavian IT Group and Voice Provider have developed a speech recognition service for internal verification and password handling for SAS, which aims to increase security and at the same time reduce the costs when members of staff have forgotten their passwords.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2002

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