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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

VoiceObjects Factory 1.5 Now Supports IBM WebSphere Voice Response and Comverse Telago

COLOGNE, GERMANY - VoiceObjects AG is announcing the launch of a newversion of their Voice Application Server Platform, VoiceObjects Factory 1.5.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jan 2003

Emkay Releases Silicon Microphone

ITASCA, IL - Emkay Innovative Products introduces a surface mount microphonebased on semiconductor technology that is now available for general commercialpurchase.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jan 2003

Ontimereminder.com Launches Service

LAS VEGAS, NEW MEXICO - With Onetimereminder.com customers can decide when, where and how they want to be reminded or woke up.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jan 2003

Loquendo TTS Broadens its German Offering

TORINO, ITALY - Loquendo presents Stefan, the brand new German voice to accompany Ulrike, Loquendo's female German persona.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jan 2003

Bruce Springsteen Concerts Inaugurate Artificial Intelligence System

MADRID, SPAIN - The American singer Bruce Springsteen's visit to Spain inaugurated a new technology for concert ticket sales.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jan 2003

ScanSoft Added to Telematics Valley

PEABODY, MA - ScanSoft Inc. announced that it has joined Telematics Valley, an open forum designed to promote the acceptance and adoption of telematics solutions on a global scale.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jan 2003

CanadianTelecommunications Provider Calls on Nuance

MENLO PARK, CA - Nuance announced that Bell Canada has teamed with Nuance to voice-enable its 310-BELL customer service line.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jan 2003

Babel to Offer TTS on Texas Instruments' OMAP Processing Platform

MONS, BELGIUM - Babel has made PocketBabil - its Text-to-speech technology - commercially available for Texas Instrument's OMAP wireless processing platform.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jan 2003

SpeechWorks' Technologies Support Multimodal Interface for Model U Concept SUV

BOSTON, MA - SpeechWorks International Inc. announced that it has collaborated with Ford Research for the design and implementation of a multimodal interface for the Model U concept SUV.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jan 2003

Enghouse Completes Tender Offer for Syntellect

MARKHAM, ONTARIO - Enghouse Systems Limited announced the successful completion of its tender offer for all of the outstanding shares of Syntellect Inc. at a price of $0.72 cash per share.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jan 2003

IBM to Enable Mobile e-business for HTC's Handheld Devices

SHANGHAI, CHINA - IBM announced that High Tech Computer Corp. will enable select wireless devices, smartphones and wireless Pocket PCs with a range of IBM middleware and tools, including WebSphere Micro Environment and IBM Embedded Via Voice.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jan 2003