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Visual Voicemail Gets Personal

Voicemail services provider YouMail is adding a free speech-to-text feature to its services.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 01 Apr 2008

IVRs Seek Tighter SecurityListen to this article in TTS, powered by Loquendo

Voxeo and VoiceVerified partnership is the latest in a string of deals designed to protect IVR users from fraud.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 31 Mar 2008

Fort Hood Purchases Wearable Language TranslatorsListen to this article in TTS, powered by Loquendo

Hands-free, eyes-free system provides voice-activated, one-way translation capabilities to deploying soldiers in Mid East
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 28 Mar 2008

Tellme Eyes iPhone SDKListen to this article in TTS, powered by Loquendo

Voice services provider Tellme acknowledged it is looking into the iPhone SDK, but that it has no definite plans as of yet.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 27 Mar 2008

Nuance Lands Another Suite DealListen to this article in TTS, powered by Loquendo

AT&T is latest provider to commit to using Nuance's embedded VSuite mobile applications.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 26 Mar 2008

SpinVox Makes Big Plans for Additional FundsListen to this article in TTS, powered by Loquendo

Voicemail-to-text vendor pledges to enhance technologies with almost $200 million in investor funding.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 25 Mar 2008

Nuance Hits the Right Note for SamsungListen to this article in TTS, powered by Loquendo

Vendor inks huge multiyear deal to provide mobile voice suite to electronics manufacturer.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 24 Mar 2008

Speech Pioneer to Be Honored by IEEEListen to this article in TTS, powered by Loquendo

Raj Reddy receives international recognition for applying tools of artificial intelligence in the development of speech recognition technologies.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 21 Mar 2008

Just Utter Something to Connect OnlineListen to this article in TTS, powered by Loquendo

Utterz, which provides a service that allows users to connect with their online social circle via mobile phone, announced today new connections to YouTube, LiveSpaces, Drupal, Yahoo!Groups, and Twixter.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 20 Mar 2008

IBM Gets Sci-Fi and Al Gore MaterializesListen to this article in TTS, powered by Loquendo

Former vice president touts the carbon emissions-reducing environmental benefits of unified communications.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 19 Mar 2008

Avaya, Microsoft Ask If You See the Future in UC

In a pair of keynotes at VoiceCon 2008, Avaya and Microsoft executives lay out the future of unified communications.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 18 Mar 2008

Tighter Security for the Call CenterListen to this article in TTS, powered by Loquendo

Verint has added another layer of security over audio files collected during contact center interactions.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 17 Mar 2008

Say 'Goodbye' to IVR Menus

New services promise to ease caller frustration when dealing with large companies.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 14 Mar 2008

Agent Assistance Meets Directory AssistanceListen to this article in TTS, powered by Loquendo

Spoken Communications and Call Genie announced today at the Voice Search Conference in San Diego a partnership that leverages Spoken's agent-assisted interactive voice response (IVR) technology with Call Genie's targeted advertising services.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 12 Mar 2008

Voice Searching for an Interface

The opening panel at Voice Search 2008, moderated by TMA Associates president Bill Meisel, gave occasionally conflicting views on the current business and technological landscape for voice search in directory assistance and mobile applications.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 11 Mar 2008

Microsoft, Nortel Deliver on UC RoadmapListen to this article in TTS, powered by Loquendo

Leading vendors deliver new joint unified communications solutions
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 11 Mar 2008

Voice Still Searching for Its Place

Panelists at the Voice Search Conference, sponsored by the Applied Voice Input-Output Society (AVIOS) and TMA Associates, note that voice technologies still need to find their niche in the search space.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 10 Mar 2008

STT Gives a New Voice to TTDListen to this article in TTS, powered by Loquendo

Sprint yesterday released WebCapTel, a free Web-based service that gives deaf or hard-of-hearing users the ability to read transcripts of telephone conversations while speaking to the other person.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 06 Mar 2008

Transcription Makes a Call to Salesforce.comListen to this article in TTS, powered by Loquendo

The addition of Simulscribe voicemail-to-text expands Salesforce.com services available by phone through Angel.com IVR.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 05 Mar 2008

An Open Look at OpenScapeListen to this article in TTS, powered by Loquendo

Siemens is set to release its unified communications software package.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 03 Mar 2008

The Personal TouchListen to this article in TTS, powered by Loquendo

Wireless carrier lets customers personalize voicemail greetings with famous voices.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 29 Feb 2008

A Voice for the VoicelessListen to this article in TTS, powered by Loquendo

Ambient gave its first live demonstration of the Audeo, which enables voiceless communication either over the phone or face-to-face.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 28 Feb 2008

Found It! EveryZing Releases New Search ServicesListen to this article in TTS, powered by Loquendo

In further attempts to bolster its place within the multimedia search field, EveryZing today released two new products: ezSEO and ezSEARCH.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 27 Feb 2008

Bill Opens the Gates for SpeechListen to this article in TTS, powered by Loquendo

Microsoft's chairman predicts a greater uptake of speech interfaces, something many feel is plausible as handheld device keyboards get smaller and smaller.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 26 Feb 2008

Partnerships Will Be Key in VoWi-Fi GrowthListen to this article in TTS, powered by Loquendo

A new report from ABI Research suggests that for Voice over Wi-Fi to reach its stride, vendors of the technology will have to forge lasting partnerships—and not just joint marketing initiatives—that bring together many different technologies.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 25 Feb 2008

Free Phone Interpreters Available in NYCListen to this article in TTS, powered by Loquendo

Your World. Your Language connects residents and tourists with vital businesses and services.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 22 Feb 2008

Verizon Takes Business to Europe

Verizon Business announced today that it has expanded its hosted interactive voice response (IVR) solutions to 11 European countries.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 21 Feb 2008

Access Your Contact Center Data Anywhere, Anytime

In response to customer demand, Autonomy etalk's Intelligent Contact Center solutions suite introduces Qfiniti Web Access, turning any Internet-connected computer into a customer-service station.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 20 Feb 2008

Speech Offers a New Pathway to Directory Assistance

Dial Directions and Jingle Networks forged a strategic partnership that will allow callers to Jingle's 1-800-FREE411 to receive SMS directions to their spoken destination.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 20 Feb 2008