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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

Chordiant Keeps People in Contact Center EquationListen to this article in TTS, powered by Loquendo

With the release of Recommendation Advisor 6.1, the company strikes a balance between human decision-making and technology
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 18 Jul 2008

Convergys to Acquire IntervoiceListen to this article in TTS, powered by Loquendo

The $335 million deal deepens Convergys' footprint in an increasingly competitive customer service market.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 16 Jul 2008

Safer Driving with Speech

A new study released recently offered concrete numbers that demonstrate the safety benefits of speech technologies in automobiles for activities like placing phone calls, inputting data into navigation devices, or selecting songs on an MP3 player.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 15 Jul 2008

Nuance Listens, SmartlyListen to this article in TTS, powered by Loquendo

Nuance announced the release of SmartListener software, which allows enterprise speech solutions to handle unexpected caller inputs.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 14 Jul 2008

Speech Finds the Right JobListen to this article in TTS, powered by Loquendo

New tool uses linguistic analysis to match sales professionals with potential employers.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 11 Jul 2008

Verizon Launches Hosted Speech PlatformListen to this article in TTS, powered by Loquendo

OHSS offers customers the benefits of hosted service with the security and control that were previously only available in premises-based solutions.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 10 Jul 2008

SpeechCycle Delivers for Tellme CustomersListen to this article in TTS, powered by Loquendo

SpeechCycle and Microsoft subsidiary Tellme announced a partnership in which SpeechCycle will deliver its Rich Phone Applications (RPAs) on Tellme's hosted IVR platform.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 09 Jul 2008

Calling Innovators: Build Voice Mashups for Cash

BroadSoft announces Xtended Voice Mashup Contest to spark creation of voice- and calling-enabled applications.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 08 Jul 2008

GALE Winds Blow at BBNListen to this article in TTS, powered by Loquendo

Speech technology vendor wins additional funding for military translation technologies; the focus continues on Arabic and Chinese languages.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 07 Jul 2008

Google Tests Maps with VoiceListen to this article in TTS, powered by Loquendo

A new speech-enabled service from Google lets users of select BlackBerry smartphones search for businesses on Google Maps.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 03 Jul 2008

Loquendo and H-Care Extend Avatar PresenceListen to this article in TTS, powered by Loquendo

Retailer TIM Brazil and Italian gambling Web site Lottomatica are now using talking Human Digital Assistants from H-Care to improve customer service and help customers navigate their sites.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 02 Jul 2008

Nuance Sued for $30 Million in Fees by VianixListen to this article in TTS, powered by Loquendo

Suit alleges contract violations with regard to licensing and fees of audio compression system.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 01 Jul 2008

Microsoft Further Expands Car SystemsListen to this article in TTS, powered by Loquendo

SVOX is latest firm to partner with the software giant on in-car infotainment system development.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 30 Jun 2008

A Virtual Assistant Even SMBs Can AffordListen to this article in TTS, powered by Loquendo

Calendar based outbound appointment reminders keep calendars filled and up to date.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 27 Jun 2008

Vlingo Offers Total Voice Control of BlackBerry SmartphonesListen to this article in TTS, powered by Loquendo

New Voice Powered User Interface speech-enables email, text messaging, Web search, dialing, address book, launching applications, and a new "Note2Self."
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 26 Jun 2008

Speech Jumps into the NCAAsListen to this article in TTS, powered by Loquendo

Strategic agreement combines voice applications with communications-based sports relationship management solution.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 24 Jun 2008

Last Call for SSML CommentsListen to this article in TTS, powered by Loquendo

W3C releases the final draft of SSML version for public comment.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 23 Jun 2008

BearingPoint to Provide Non-Emergency Contact Center for TorontoListen to this article in TTS, powered by Loquendo

Multi-million dollar contract will involve the second-largest 311 call center in North America.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 20 Jun 2008

Nuance Files Patent Suit Against VlingoListen to this article in TTS, powered by Loquendo

Company claims that vlingo violates its patent related to "Adaptation of a Speech Recognition System across Multiple Remote Sessions with a Speaker."
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 19 Jun 2008