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Telisma Opens Offices in Spain and Italy

PARIS, FRANCE -- Telisma is opening offices in Madrid and Milan, confirming its strategy of international expansion.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2002

Interactive Intelligence Launches Interactive Voice Response Product

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - Interactive Intelligence (Nasdaq: ININ), adeveloper of interaction management software, launched itsinteractive voice response product, called Vocalité, at CT Expo.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2002

Glenayre Versera Solutions to be Integrated with Voice Portal Framework

ATLANTA, GA -- Glenayre Technologies Inc. announced plans to work with Oracle Corporation to integrate Glenayre's Versera solution portfolio with Oracle's voice portal capabilities.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2002

Elan's New Solutions/Applications Deployed

TOULOUSE, FRANCE -- Tecnomen eZONER makes full use of voice services with Elan TTS. By offering comprehensive voice services, Tecnomen eZONER benefits from subscribers' natural tendency to use voice services through an easy to use interface, which encourages increased calling and generates additional revenue streams for the operator.Information for this story was gathered from Elan.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2002

Fonix Solutions Powers Internet Device for Disabled Population

SALT LAKE CITY, UT and MINNEAPOLIS, MN -— Fonix Corporation and Serotek Corporation announced that Serotek has selected Fonix Speech Solutions for use with Freedom Box.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2002

Glenayre To Add SpeechWorks' Speech Technologies to Versera Voice; Glenayre Pioneers Next-Generation Messaging Solutions On Red Hat Linux Operating System

ORLANDO, FL, and ATALANT, GA -- Glenayre Technologies Inc. announced it will integrate the OpenSpeechRecognizer speech recognition and Speechify text-to-speech enginesfrom SpeechWorks International, Inc.

Information for this story was gathered from SpeechWorks International Inc. and Glenayre Technologies Inc.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2002

Sound Advantage announces Tim Wudi as President/COO

IRVINE, CA - Sound Advantage announces that Timothy Wudi has joined the company as president and chief operating officer.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2002

AT&T Labs Natural Voices Announces Support for German Language in Multilingual TTS Engine

FLORHAM PARK, NJ -- AT&T Labs announced German language support in its Natural Voices Text-to-Speech (TTS) Engine. The new language is immediately available and operates on platforms from large servers to the desktop to meet the needs of developers and businesses of all sizes.Information for this story was gathered from AT&T Labs.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2002

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