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Dial Directions Gives Evite Guests a Voice-Activated Mobile Service for DirectionsListen to this article in TTS, powered by Loquendo

Evite Mobile Reminders let guests call, say their start location, and receive directions to the event on any mobile phone.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 28 Aug 2008

Automated Patient Notifications Help Mom Take Her Meds

On-demand patient notification service helps pharmacies reach more patients, improve refill efficiency, and optimize pharmacist's time.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 27 Aug 2008

Sensory Powers First Voice-Controlled Bluetooth HeadsetListen to this article in TTS, powered by Loquendo

BlueAnt V1 comes equipped with speech recognition and synthesis technologies that let users interact with the headset.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 26 Aug 2008

Nuance Wants Your Stupidest StoryListen to this article in TTS, powered by Loquendo

Nuance sponsors the Can't Stop Stupid Calls contest to highlight funny or kooky customer service interactions.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 22 Aug 2008

Consider the User and the DeviceListen to this article in TTS, powered by Loquendo

SpeechTEK University speakers urge designers that too much at once can confuse users.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 21 Aug 2008

Offer a Spanish Option, But Not Too Soon

SpeechTEK speaker addresses when to give Spanish speakers the option to use an IVR in their native language.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 20 Aug 2008

New Uses for Speech Demonstrate Its Multimodality

Multimodal applications are being used in new and different ways, in everything from voting booths to college students' computers, it was revealed today at SpeechTEK 2008 in New York's Marriott Marquis.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 19 Aug 2008

VUI Study Finds Simpler Is BetterListen to this article in TTS, powered by Loquendo

Spit it out and make it simple. That's what SpeechCycle's Ethan Levine and David Suendermann found in a recent voice user interface study, the results of which they presented today at SpeechTEK 2008 in New York's Marriott Marquis.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 19 Aug 2008

Press 1 for Caller Thoughts

As this year's SpeechTEK conference opens, industry analysts, consultants, and providers say vendors must shed their distorted views on end-user opinions of speech automation.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 18 Aug 2008

What Callers Really Want from VUIs

SpeechTEK sessions detail a customer preference for service over technology solutions.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 18 Aug 2008

Text2Go Makes the Commute More ProductiveListen to this article in TTS, powered by Loquendo

The latest version has a pronunciation editor with an automatic update service that shares corrections with other Text2Go users.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 15 Aug 2008

New Module Makes Each Call PersonalListen to this article in TTS, powered by Loquendo

TuVox releases a Personalization Module that tracks customer interactions to help repeat customers get faster service.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 14 Aug 2008

Speech at the Summer GamesListen to this article in TTS, powered by Loquendo

Speech technology is playing its role in the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics with a digital voice-enabled in-car news service installed in Audi shuttle and VIP cars used at the games.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 13 Aug 2008

ConvoCast Selects blinkx to Power Audience-Generated Content and ConversationListen to this article in TTS, powered by Loquendo

Blinkx has partnered with ConvoCast, the provider of a voice-enabled platform that lets broadcast and print media companies improve audience participation and interaction, by indexing live broadcast content for posting to the Web.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 12 Aug 2008

GIPS Enables VoIP on the iPhoneListen to this article in TTS, powered by Loquendo

New platform lets developers build VoIP applications specifically for Apple's smartphone.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 11 Aug 2008

Nuance Introduces Dragon NaturallySpeaking 10

New release is faster, more accurate, and delivers features to navigate the Web, send emails, and control applications by voice.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 08 Aug 2008

Digium Offers Cepstral “Allison Voice” TTS for Asterisk Telephony SystemsListen to this article in TTS, powered by Loquendo

Interactive voice response application integrates custom dynamic messaging with prerecorded prompts.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 07 Aug 2008

Verint and NICE Resolve Patent DisputesListen to this article in TTS, powered by Loquendo

Out-of-court settlement puts to rest a four-year patent war related to analytics solutions and call recording solutions.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 06 Aug 2008

Philips Unveils Dictation Solution for BlackBerryListen to this article in TTS, powered by Loquendo

SpeechExec Enterprise 2.5 empowers BlackBerry device users with mobile dictation functionality, including enhanced security, intuitive operation, and easy administration.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 05 Aug 2008

Skype Gets a New VoiceListen to this article in TTS, powered by Loquendo

Skype Communicator starts to speak thanks to IVO Software's Expressivo software.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 04 Aug 2008

UC for the SMBListen to this article in TTS, powered by Loquendo

SimpleSignal solution joins a host of other unified communications products offering enhanced features for small and medium businesses.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 03 Aug 2008

Nuance Leads In Burgeoning Healthcare MarketListen to this article in TTS, powered by Loquendo

A healthcare research firm evaluates both front- and back-end speech recognition solutions.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 01 Aug 2008

Marketers Can Create Personalized Voice MessagesListen to this article in TTS, powered by Loquendo

A text-to-speech solution from Callbright aims to improve efficiency and personalization of marketing broadcasts.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 31 Jul 2008

Demand for Authentication Boosts VoiceprintsListen to this article in TTS, powered by Loquendo

As concern over identity theft continues to grow, companies, particularly financial services and healthcare providers, are looking to voice biometrics and other ways to positively identify customers.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 29 Jul 2008

Verint and NICE Lead the QM/Liability Recording MarketListen to this article in TTS, powered by Loquendo

Speech analytics will help drive the nearly $2.4 billion quality management/liability recording market to new heights.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 28 Jul 2008

OKI Brings a Unique Voice to TTSListen to this article in TTS, powered by Loquendo

Japanese software developer builds a text-to-speech product that lets users communicate with their own voices.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 25 Jul 2008

AT&T Developing iPhone Speech AppsListen to this article in TTS, powered by Loquendo

The exclusive U.S. carrier of Apple's iPhone is developing a voice mashup that will give users of that device voice access to the mobile Web.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 24 Jul 2008

Is Speech to Blame for Bad Transcripts?

A New York-based transcription services company suggests a few techniques to enhance digital audio recordings for transcription purposes.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 23 Jul 2008

The Computer Becomes a Singing CoachListen to this article in TTS, powered by Loquendo

Singing lessons could come courtesy of your PC after news that Israeli researchers have successfully managed to train a computer not only to rate the pitch of a singer's voice, but also to coach him to improve his technique.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 21 Jul 2008