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iVoice and ComPort Distributions, Ltd. Enter Distribution Agreement

MATAWAN, NJ - iVoice Inc. announced a new distributionpartner, ComPort Distributions Ltd.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jul 2002

Glenayre Unveils 'The Edge' Alliance Program

ATLANTA, GA - Glenayre Technologies has introduced The Edge, an alliance program designed to promotecooperation and knowledge-sharing between communications applicationdevelopers, content providers and industry technology leaders.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jul 2002

SRC Powers Hemscott Telephone Service

SRC has designed and implemented a speech recognition share information telephone service, open to all, launched by business information and research company, Hemscott.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jul 2002

SALT Forum Completes Version 1.0 of SALT Specification and Announces New SALT-Based Products

On Monday, July 15, the SALT Forum reached a new milestone with its announcement of the finalized and published Version 1.0 of the Speech Application Language Tags (SALT) specification. Now available on the SALT Forum website (http://www.saltforum.org), the specification defines a set of lightweight tags as extensions to commonly used Web-based programming languages in order to speech-enable telephony and multimodal applications.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jul 2002

Convergys Buys Speech Recognition Division of iBasis

CINCINNATI, OH - Convergys Corporation announced it has purchased the iBasis Speech Solutions lineof business from iBasis Inc.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jul 2002

Neiman Marcus Delivers Speech-Enabled Applications from InterVoice-Brite

Neiman Marcus has deployed InterVoice-Brite's speech-enabled customer service applications to provide a premier shopping and service experience for its customers.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jul 2002

SpeechWorks S.T.E.P. Program Delivers Results for Over 150 Companies Worldwide; SpeechWorks Introduces T-S.T.E.P.

BOSTON, MA - SpeechWorks International Inc. unveiled new milestones in its SpeechWorksS.T.E.P. program, designed to help organizations achieve the highest levels of success and payback from speechservices.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jul 2002

Philips Electronics Brings Speech-Enabled Directory Assistance Service to Japan

TOKYO, JAPAN - Philips Electronics and Infocom Corp. announced the launch of a new service providing automated, speech-enabled directory assistance for Japan Multimedia Service (JMS) Corp.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jul 2002

Portugal Telecom Inovacao Chooses Telisma

PARIS, FRANCE and AVEIRO, PORTUGAL - Portugal Telecom Inovacao and Telisma announce the signature of a worldwide agreement.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jul 2002

Brown University to Voice-Enable Its Capus Directory

TAHOE, NEVADA - Phonetic Systems announced that Brown University has chosen PhoneticOperator to voice-enable the university's main phone directory. The directory of over 5,000 records will be available for use by university staff, faculty and students.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jul 2002

InternetSpeech.com Selects Voiceware's TTS "VoiceText"

SEOUL, KOREA - Voiceware Co. announced a licensing agreement with InternetSpeech, Inc. to integrate their Voiceware TTS, VoiceText, into InternetSpeech's netECHO product.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jul 2002

VeCommerce Awarded Contract in Australia

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - VeCommerce Limited announced that it has beenawarded a contract by one of Australia's diversified financialservices groups.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jul 2002

SpeechWorks Provides Standards-Based Speech Solutions For Avaya Voice Applications Platform

BOSTON, MA - SpeechWorks International Inc. announced the availability of its VoiceXML optimized, OpenSpeech products including OpenSpeech Recognizer in the client-server architecture of OpenSpeech Server and OpenSpeech DialogModules on the latest interactive voice response (IVR) system from Avaya Inc.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jul 2002

VoiceGenie and Phonetic Systems Voice-Enable IVR With Caller Authentication

TORONTO, CANADA and BEDFORD, MA - VoiceGenie Technologies and Phonetic Systems announced the integration of VoiceGenie's Gateway with Phonetic Systems' Phonetic Name Identifier.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jul 2002

Omaha Public Power District Invests in Syntellect Technology

Syntellect has been awarded a contract by the Omaha Public Power District to design and implement a Vista Interactive Media Response solution.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jul 2002

SeeStorm Brings Voice Modification Software Package to the Market

ENCINITAS, CA and MOSCOW, RUSSIA - SeeStorm Inc. announced the release of its Voice Modification complete software package.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jul 2002

Philips Announces Availability of SALT Browser

DALLAS, TX - Philips Speech Processing developed the new SALT Browser to meet the increasing customer demand for standardization and flexibility of application development.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jul 2002

IBM Technology Gives Hondas a Voice Embedded Navigation System

SOMERS, NY - IBM announced it has provided voice recognition technology for a navigation system thatwill be a feature in select 2003 model Honda Accords.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jul 2002

Fujitsu Selects Nuance Technologies to Power Japanese IVR

Nuance announced that Fujitsu's new voice-driven Interactive Voice Response product line, VoiceScript, is powered by Nuance 8.0 speech recognition technology.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jul 2002

Syntellect Broadens Sales Distribution in Deal with Callista

Syntellect has entered into a distribution agreement with Toronto-based Interactive Voice Response and Computer Telephony solutions provider Callista Computer Telephony.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jul 2002

General Magic Unveils Enhanced magicTalk Enterprise Platform

SUNNYVALE, CA - General Magic Inc. announced aseries of important enhancements to its magicTalk Enterprise Platform suiteof software that increases the ability of enterprises todevelop and deploy self-service voice applications accessible bytelephone.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jul 2002

Audiopoint Selects Nuance for Advanced Speech Technologies

MENLO PARK, CA - Nuance announced that Audiopoint selected Nuance's text-to-speech, voice authentication and speech recognition software to be the engines powering Audiopoint's array of voice applications and services.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jul 2002

AT&T Announces Instant Messaging Buddies

United Leisure announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, United Internet Technologies (UIT), entered into a licensing agreement with AT&T.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jul 2002

NMS HearSay to Bring Mobile Messaging to the Tour de France

FRAMINGHAM, MA - NMS Communications is providing its NMS HearSay voice services system to Cegetel's SFR subsidiary to give thousands of mobile phone subscribers in France real-time, detailed Tour de France updates through cell broadcast messages.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jul 2002

HeyAnita Develops SALT Browser

HeyAnitahas developed a SALT browser. HeyAnita's FreeSpeech SALT Browser will enable companies to deploy multimodal SALT applications.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jul 2002

BeVocal Cuts 40% of Staff, Will Phase out Voice Hosting

BeVocal, a provider carrier-grade voice platforms and applications software,has laid off 42 employees, approximately 40% of its staff, as it begins itsexit from the voice hosting business to focus solely on its software, according to VentureWire.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jul 2002

InfoTalk Unveils New Chapter in Internet Browsing Technology

BEIJING and HONG KONG - InfoTalk Corporation announced that InfoTalk-Recognizer has been applied in the Voice Internet Keyword Browsing Service.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jul 2002

ThinkEngine Networks Partners with VoiceGenie

ThinkEngine Networks and VoiceGenieTechnologies announced the integration of VoiceGenie's VoiceXML Gateway software suite within ThinkEngine's TEN1000 Voice Services Platform.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jul 2002

OnStar to Implement General Magic's magicTalk Enterprise Platform

SUNNYVALE, CA - General Magic Inc. announced thatOnStar Corp., a subsidiary of General Motors Corp. will licenseGeneral Magic's magicTalk Enterprise Platform
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jul 2002