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Fonix VoiceIn Available for Nintendo Developers

Fonix Speech has concluded license agreements to join Nintendo's Wii Third-Party Tools Program to enable game developers to integrate Fonix voice recognition technologies into game titles for Wii.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 27 Jun 2007

Philips SpeechMagic Receives Citrix Ready Status

Royal Philips Electronics' speech recognition technology SpeechMagic has received Citrix Ready status after successfully completing verification testing that proved joint system compatibility.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 21 Jun 2007

LiveVox Offers Multisite Capabilities in a Hosted Contact Center Solution

LiveVox's new Voice Portal 2.0 is a multisite contact center management offering with built-in agent presence and role-based security.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 20 Jun 2007

Foonz Free Group Messaging Offers Confirmed Delivery

A new service by Foonz, a unit of RPM Communications, allows anyone to leave voice messages for a group of people and confirm who heard it.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 20 Jun 2007

FreedomVOICE Systems Turn Phone Calls into Podcasts

FreedomVOICE Systems launched PodFone, a service that allows voicemail messages and other recorded phone calls to become available for automatic download by iPods and other portable audio devices.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 20 Jun 2007

LumenVox Speech Engine Now Supports UK English

LumenVox released a new United Kingdom (UK) English Acoustic Model for use with the LumenVox Speech Engine v7.5.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 20 Jun 2007

Comverse Launches New Version of MyCall Converged Communications

Comverse released a new version of MyCall Converged Communications, an integrated fixed and mobile communication solution for seamless consumer services over fixed broadband and mobile networks.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 20 Jun 2007

Nuance to Power Verizon Directory Assistance

Nuance Communications will provide Verizon with its Nuance Voice Search for future directory assistance (DA) services.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 20 Jun 2007

Serotek Chooses Fonix Text-to-Speech for SA To Go

Fonix Speech announces Fonix text-to-speech software on a new Web application called SA To Go (System Access To Go), the first product to make Web 2.0 accessible to the blind.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 20 Jun 2007

Nuance and Handmark Announce Distribution Agreement

Under a new strategic distribution agreement, Handmark will distribute Nuance Communications' Nuance Voice Control for BlackBerry, Windows Mobile, and Palm devices.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 20 Jun 2007

VoiceSignal Partners with AdMob on Voice Search Offering

VoiceSignal and mobile advertising firm AdMob have partnered to provide highly relevant advertisements for the new VSearch voice search service.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 13 Jun 2007

Broadview Networks Completes InfoHighway Acquisition

Broadview Networks completed the acquisition of InfoHighway Communications, a New York-based provider of hosted and managed communications solutions serving business customers in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast regions of the United States, May. 31.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 13 Jun 2007

Sensory Releases Speech Recognition Chip With OTP Memory

Sensory released the latest member of its speech recognition integrated circuit (IC) family, RSC-4192O, with one-time programmable (OTP) memory.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 13 Jun 2007

People on the Move

UTOPY, NEC, Interwise, and Vocera have named new executives.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 13 Jun 2007

Nuance Introduces Dictaphone PowerScribe 4.8

Nuance Communications has released PowerScribe Workstation 4.8, the latest version of its Dictaphone PowerScribe medical transcription solution, with new features based on recent partnerships it signed with Vocada Veriphy and Amirsys STATdx.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 13 Jun 2007

Aspect to Release Aspect Unified IP 6.5

Aspect Software's new Aspect Unified IP 6.5 Voice over Internet Protocol contact center solution will be available June 28.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 13 Jun 2007

SpeechSwitch Completes Reseller Agreement with ABC Telecom

SpeechSwitch and ABC Telecom have partnered for the deployment of a voice recognition solution.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 13 Jun 2007

Eckoh and Genesys Announce Strategic Technology Partnership

Genesys Telecommunications Laboratories has joined forces with Eckoh to address the rapidly growing market for hosted self-service solutions.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 13 Jun 2007

Fastlink Launches First Middle Eastern Speech Recognition System

Fastlink has just launched Hala, the first automatic speech recognition (ASR) system in the Middle East and first to accommodate the Arabic language.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 13 Jun 2007

ONSITE3 Offers Voice-to-Text Conversion for E-Discovery

Onsite3 added voice-to-text conversion capabilities to its Electronic Evidence Enterprise (E3) Platform for fast Electronic Discovery processing.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 13 Jun 2007

Avaya Is Set to Go Private

Two private equity firms rather than a competitor are acquiring the company in a deal valued at about $8.2 billion; analysts see it as positive, but wonder what might have been under a rival.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 06 Jun 2007

SpeechSwitch Launches Online Audio Production Store

SpeechSwitch recently contracted with Holdcom to create a branded online audio production store, offering audio marketing tools like message-on-hold solutions and voice prompt production for telephone call processing and Web audio applications.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 05 Jun 2007

Icarus Studios Selects Vivox to Deliver Voice to 3D Online Worlds

Vivox signed a deal with Icarus Studios to integrate the Vivox Precision Studio SDK with the Icarus Developer Tools Suite, offering online virtual world developers a full-featured voice solution.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 05 Jun 2007

Switchvox Now Interoperable with Cbeyond’s BeyondVoice

Switchvox's PBX phone systems for small and mid-sized businesses are now interoperable with Cbeyond's SIP Trunking service, BeyondVoice with SIPconnect.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 05 Jun 2007

Metro One Signs Contract with One Communications

Under a new agreement signed last week, Metro One Telecommunications will provide its enhanced directory assistance and other services to subscribers of competitive local exchange carrier One Communications.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 05 Jun 2007

Active Voice Adds Visual Dimension to Messaging

Active Voice, a provider of voice mail, unified communications, and speech-activated solutions, will release VideoMail, an application that will allow users to create and deliver video messages and screen captures via e-mail.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 05 Jun 2007

CosmoCom Upgrades Unified Customer Communications Platform

CosmoCom recently released CosmoCall Universe (CCU) version 5.1, containing major system enhancements based on customer experience and feedback.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 05 Jun 2007

j2 Takes Voice Services Global

LOS ANGELES -- j2 Global Communications, a provider of outsourced, value-added messaging and communications services, has expanded its voice service into eight additional European markets.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 05 Jun 2007

SoundBite Communications Releases Autopayment Interface

BURLINGTON, Mass. -- SoundBite Communications released the SoundBite Agentless Direct Collect autopayment interface for its customer communications platform yesterday.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 29 May 2007