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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

New Addition to VeCommerce

AUSTRALIA - VeCommerce Limited has announced that Dr. Clive Summerfield has joined the company.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jul 2002

Voxpilot Partners with Kirusa

DUBLIN, IRELAND and BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Kirusa has teamed up with Voxpilot to integrate their multimodal platform (KMMP) with Voxpilot's voxBuilder Gateway services.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jul 2002

Study Reveals SpeechWorks' Surveyed Customers Save Over $1 Million Annually; New NOAA Weather Radio Voices Debut in Nation's Capital

BOSTON, MA - SpeechWorks International Inc. announced findings from a comprehensivereturn on investment (ROI) study of nine SpeechWorks' enterprise andcarrier customers who have deployed advanced speech recognition (ASR)solutions.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jul 2002

VoiceMethods Creates Polish and Russian Speech Recognition System Development Tools

New York, NY - VoiceMethods LLC has begun licensing three new speech corpuses made especially for the development of speech recognition systems in Polish and Russian.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jul 2002

Interactive Intelligence Upgrades Blended Dialer Software

nteractive Intelligence released its upgraded Interaction Dialer software, version 2.2.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jul 2002

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