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Voiceware Provides Solution to Australian Banking System

SEOUL, KOREA -- Voiceware Co. Ltd. announced a contract with Premier Technologies for VoiceText.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2002

One Voice and OZ Debut Voice-Based Instant Messaging Solution; One Voice Launches MobileVoice Platform

SAN DIEGO, CA and MONTREAL, CANADA -- One Voice Technologies Inc. and OZ Communications Inc. debuted a voice-based Instant Messaging and Presence solution.

Information for this story was gathered from One Voice.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2002

Pingtel IP Phones Used by VoiceXML Technology Leaders and Developers

WOBURN, MA -- Pingtel announced that leaders of the VoiceXML market are distributing the intelligent Pingtel VoIP phones.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2002

VeCommerce Implements NZ$1 Million Contract for NZ Government

AUCKLAND, AUSTRALIA -- VeCommerce Limited has announced New Zealand's largest government department, the Ministry of Social Development (MSD), has implemented a voice recognition solution aimed at enhancing customer satisfaction and reducing ongoing costs.

Information for this story was gathered from VeCommerce.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2002

IBM Announces New Languages for Websphere Translation Server

SOMERS, NY -- IBM announced WebSphere Translation Server version 2.0, featuring new languages and linguistic improvements to existing languages.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2002

Philips and Sun Show Integration of MPEG-4 Player in J2ME for Mobile Multimedia; Philips Demonstrates Key Technologies for the Mobile Market

ORLANDO, FL -- Philips is underlining its support of open standards-based technologies with a demonstration of mobile multimedia delivery

Information for this story was gathered by Philips.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2002

Loquendo Technology Powers i-TIM Voice; Loquendo Adds Three New TTS Voices

TURIN, ITALY — Loquendo, a global speech technology company, has provided its technology within Telecom Italia Mobile's (TIM) i-TIM Voice portal. Thanks to the new i-TIM Voice portal, subscribers can choose from a range of services in the menu or ask for other info just by saying what you want - you no longer need to key in your choice.Information for this story was gathered from Loquendo.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2002

ScanSoft Announces AudioMining XML Speech Indexing Products

ScanSoft introduced two products based on new AudioMining XML speech indexing technology.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2002

Internet Speech's netECHO Voice Internet Solution to be Used in Tata Consulting's Products and Services Worldwide

SAN JOSE, CA --­ InternetSpeech announced that it has inked a deal with Tata Consulting Services (TCS).

Information for this story was gathered from Internet Speech.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2002

Voice Signal's MicroREC Software Enhances Toys that Recognize and Respond to Spoken Commands

At the Toy Industry Association's annual Toy Fair in New York last month, several major toy manufacturers showed products that used speech recognition software from Voice Signal Technologies to achieve new levels of realism and interactivity.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2002

SpeechWorks Named Market Share Leader in ASR Software by Frost & Sullivan

BOSTON, MA - SpeechWorks International, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPWX), a global provider of speech recognition and text-to-speech (TTS) technologies and services, announced industry research firm Frost & Sullivan singled out the company as the market share leader in automated speech recognition software in a newly issued study. Frost & Sullivan also selected SpeechWorks for its Market Engineering Award for Business Development Strategy.Information for this story was gathered from SpeechWorks.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2002

Philips Speech Processing Dictation Software Announces Re-certification

VIENNA, AUSTRIA -- Philips Speech Processing announced its ISO 9001 re-certification.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2002

SpeechWorks Announces The OpenSpeech Insight Tool

BOSTON, MA —- SpeechWorks International Inc. announced OpenSpeech Insight analysis and reporting tool.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2002

Edify to Power Ticketmaster Consumer Self-Service Across Enterprise Call Centers

SANTA CLARA, CA -- Edify Corporation announced it has been selected by Ticketmaster to help upgrade and automate its consumer self-service operations.

Information for this story was gathered from Edify.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2002

Serotek Selects AT&T Labs Natural Voices for Its New Freedom Box Product Line

FLORHAM PARK, NJ - AT&T Labs announced that it has signed anagreement to provide AT&T Labs' Natural Voices Text-to-Speech Engine toMinneapolis-based Serotek Corporation for its Freedom Box Internetaccessibility product line and its Freedom Box Network online community.Information for this story was gathered from AT&T Labs.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2002

Syntellect Positioned as a Leader in Analyst Firm IVR Magic Quadrant Two Years Running

PHOENIX, AZ -- Syntellect Inc. announced that it has been positioned in the leader quadrant for its completeness of vision and ability to execute among vendors in Gartner's latest IVR Magic Quadrant for North America report.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2002

iVoice Speech Enables the Borough of Leonia, NJ

MATAWAN, NJ -- iVoice Inc. announced the installation of its Speech Enabled Auto Attendant at the Administrative offices of the Borough of Leonia, New Jersey.

Information for this story was gathered from iVoice Inc.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2002

VoxSurf and PipeBeach Announce a Strategic Alliance

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN and LONDON, UK - PipeBeach, a provider of VoiceXML platforms and VoxSurf, a VoiceXML application developer, announced theformation of an alliance to sell voice enabled messaging andcommunications solutions to Fixed & Mobile Operators in Europe and SouthAfrica. Information for this story was gathered from PIPEBEACH.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2002

Ectaco Development Center Contracts with eVelopers Corporation

ST. PETERSBURG, RUSSIA -- Ectaco Development Center has entered into a contract with eVelopers Corporation for licensing and integration of the 7 eSteps quality control system.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2002

Voxware's VoiceLogistics to Improve Efficiency for 7-Eleven

PRINCETON, NJ - Voxware Inc. (NASDAQ OTC: VOXW)a speech recognition company providing natural language-based solutions for industrial applications, announced that 7-Eleven Inc. (NYSE: SE), through its third party logistics provider, Cardinal Logistics Management Inc., has selected Voxware's VoiceLogistics system for installation in its Fullerton, California facility. Information for this story was gathered from Voxware.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2002

Audium 2 Now Compatible with Voxeo's Hosted Voice Centers

NEW YORK, NY -- Audium and Voxeo Corporation announced that the latest release of Audium 2 supports deployment in Voxeo Voice Centers.

Information for this story was gathered from Audium.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2002

Leverance Signs Beta Customer for Natural Language-Driven Report-Generating Application

BOTHELL, WA - Leverance, a provider of natural language processing (NLP) technology, announced signing John F. Buchan Homes as the first Beta customer for its report generating NLP-enabled application,PowerTrieve. The agreement with one of the leading home building companies in the Pacific Northwest demonstrates Leverance's ability to deliver real business value through its language enabling technology. Information for this story was gathered from Leverance.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2002

Fonix and Bantam Offer Free Trial of Personal Text Reader on Portable Players

SALT LAKE CITY, UT and ST. LOUIS, MO -- Fonix Corporation (OTC BB: FONX), a provider of natural-user interface technology solutions for wireless and mobile devices, Internet and telephony systems, and vehicle telematics, and Bantam Interactive Inc., a leading manufacturer of Web-enabled digital audio devices, announced that Bantam's Explor BA350 digital audio MP3 player will now include iSpeak, a personal text reader from Fonix.Information for this story was provided by Fonix and Bantam.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2002

iBasis Selected by Vietnam's Largest Telecommunications Carrier to Expand Global Service

BURLINGTON, MA -- iBasis Inc. announced that Vietnam Telecom International (VTI) is interconnecting with The iBasis Network.

Information for this story was gathered from iBasis.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2002

SpeechWorks and Kirusa Partner in Creating Advanced Multimodal Mobile Solution

BOSTON, MA and BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ -- SpeechWorks International Inc. and Kirusa have partnered to develop a multimodal solution.

Information for this story was gathered from SpeechWorks.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2002

InfoTalk Unveils InfoTalk-Speaker 2.0 and Announces InfoTalk RSVP

HONG KONG and BEIJING - InfoTalk Corporation, a provider of multi-lingual conversational speech understanding technology, unveiled InfoTalk-Speaker 2.0, multi-lingual text-to-speech (TTS) engine.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2002

Comverse Unveils Its Developer Program And Online Developer Zone

ORLANDO, FL -- Comverse unveiled the Comverse Developer Program

Information for this story was gathered from Comverse.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2002

General Voice Technologies Introduces RAP Meter and Version 2.0 of Voice Model Mobility

General Voice introduced a standard of measurement for the voice recognition industry.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2002

Phonetic Systems Federal Sales Office Supports Voice Enabled Directory Assistance Applications

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Phonetic Systems announced that its Federal Sales Office is supporting federal installations of the company's large-scale, voice-enabled directory search solutions.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2002