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Kathleen Savino



Articles By Kathleen Savino

Making Mobile Business-Appropriate

How speech is finding its way onto smartphones and saving you big bucks
Posted 01 Mar 2011 - March/April 2011 - by Kathleen Savino

At A Crossroads

Why today's market share dominance doesn't portend tomorrow's environment
Posted 01 Mar 2011 - March/April 2011 - by Kathleen Savino

Intermec Acquires Vocollect

The workforce-driven voice solutions provider will become part of Intermec's new Voice Solutions Business.
Posted 19 Jan 2011 - - by Kathleen Savino

Industry Report Paints a Rosy Picture for Speech

Global Industry Analysts projects that the speech technology industry will grow to $20.9 billion by 2015.
Posted 13 Jan 2011 - - by Kathleen Savino

A New Year

As the economy rebounds, voice solutions continue to build use cases.
Posted 08 Jan 2011 - January/February 2011 - by Kathleen Savino

Want to Listen to the Beatles? Just Ask for the “Fab Four”

Gracenote provides a solution for music search in the MyFord Touch.
Posted 06 Jan 2011 - - by Kathleen Savino

Speech Helps Weed Out Overdue Accounts

A landscaping company uses an outbound solution to reach delinquent customers.
Posted 05 Jan 2011 - January/February 2011 - by Kathleen Savino

Nuance Aquires PerSay

Nuance hopes to expand its offerings in the voice authentication market.
Posted 22 Dec 2010 - - by Kathleen Savino

Do More Last-Minute Holiday Shopping with Voice

Buy.com iPhone and iPod Touch app uses scanning and speech recognition for price comparisons in the store.
Posted 20 Dec 2010 - - by Kathleen Savino

Vlingo Voice-Enables Even More Tasks

The new ActionBar allows for integration with KAYAK, Fandano, and Open Table.
Posted 16 Dec 2010 - - by Kathleen Savino

Nuance Releases a Gaming Speech Command SetListen to this article in TTS, powered by Loquendo

Gamers can use voice commands to play PC games; the software comes with standard Dragon Dictation.
Posted 08 Dec 2010 - - by Kathleen Savino

Dragon Becomes More MultilingualListen to this article in TTS, powered by Loquendo

Nuance releases Dragon Dictation and Dragon Search in Spanish.
Posted 02 Dec 2010 - - by Kathleen Savino

Broadspeak Releases a Speech-to-Speech Travel App for Android PhonesListen to this article in TTS, powered by Loquendo

The company says the unique user interface will make communicating easier.
Posted 29 Nov 2010 - - by Kathleen Savino

Find the Right Price Using a New ApplicationListen to this article in TTS, powered by Loquendo

Dragon voice will let users speak and shop Amazon.com on an iphone app, Price Check
Posted 23 Nov 2010 - - by Kathleen Savino

Safe at Home with SpeechListen to this article in TTS, powered by Loquendo

Ksenia Security will use Loquendo TTS for security and home automation market
Posted 18 Nov 2010 - - by Kathleen Savino

Use Speech to ShopListen to this article in TTS, powered by Loquendo

Nuance will power aisle411, an app that let's users navigate a store using voice.
Posted 18 Nov 2010 - - by Kathleen Savino

A Touch of GeniusListen to this article in TTS, powered by Loquendo

Nuance will power the Genius button's Hands-Free Messaging on T-Mobile MyTouch 4G.
Posted 04 Nov 2010 - - by Kathleen Savino

An Angel on the GoListen to this article in TTS, powered by Loquendo

The new Angel Mobile solution will be offered with the Angel 4 Platform.
Posted 01 Nov 2010 - - by Kathleen Savino

In Their Own Voices

Hope Technology School gives autistic students a new way to be heard.
Posted 01 Nov 2010 - November/December 2010 - by Kathleen Savino

Speech in the Car Continues to Move

GM and Ford come out with new in-car infotainment systems that expand the use of speech and what users can do with it.
Posted 01 Nov 2010 - November/December 2010 - by Kathleen Savino

Nuance Has a Dragon for Every Need

New releases of Dragon NaturallySpeaking software cover the legal, medical, and Mac user communities.
Posted 01 Nov 2010 - November/December 2010 - by Kathleen Savino

The Gift of Speech

Just in time for the holidays, consumer devices and applications are finding business uses.
Posted 01 Nov 2010 - November/December 2010 - by Kathleen Savino

Now That's Entertainment

Speech is helping the entertainment industry rebound from the bad economy.
Posted 01 Nov 2010 - November/December 2010 - by Kathleen Savino

Audience Applauds Its New SolutionListen to this article in TTS, powered by Loquendo

The A1028 chip will filter out background noise on mobile devices.
Posted 13 Oct 2010 - - by Kathleen Savino

NextUp Releases New Version of TextAloudListen to this article in TTS, powered by Loquendo

The text-to-speech software allows users the ability to listen to texts from various sources.
Posted 04 Oct 2010 - - by Kathleen Savino

Nuance Releases Dragon Naturally Speaking for MacListen to this article in TTS, powered by Loquendo

The speech application for Mac OS X uses Dragon NaturallySpeaking 11 engine.
Posted 20 Sep 2010 - - by Kathleen Savino

Next-Gen OnStar System Contains SpeechListen to this article in TTS, powered by Loquendo

The system will come with improved voice commands which will improve safety, says OnStar.
Posted 15 Sep 2010 - - by Kathleen Savino

ClickFox Teams with Next IT for New Avatar OfferingListen to this article in TTS, powered by Loquendo

The companies join forces in hopes of improving the customer experience.
Posted 13 Sep 2010 - - by Kathleen Savino

Nuance Releases Dragon Medical Enterprise Network Edition

The company hopes to serve larger medical practices with its new solution.
Posted 09 Sep 2010 - - by Kathleen Savino

Ifbyphone Offers a 3.2 Version of Its Customer Interaction Software

The company hopes to serve more midmarket customers.
Posted 08 Sep 2010 - - by Kathleen Savino

New Application from Hamilton CapTel Allows BlackBerry Users to Read Calls

The application will be helpful to the hearing impaired.
Posted 02 Sep 2010 - - by Kathleen Savino

Coming into Focus

Companies are starting to realize what focus groups can provide, how to make the most of their feedback, and why the future of IVR design could depend on what they say.
Posted 01 Sep 2010 - September/October 2010 - by Kathleen Savino

Speaking Local

Speech-enabled software is revitalizing Native American languages.
Posted 01 Sep 2010 - September/October 2010 - by Kathleen Savino

Author Urges Attendees to Design Speech Apps with Feeling

Journalist Emily Yellin's opening keynote brought home the need to consider users when designing an IVR.
Posted 01 Sep 2010 - September/October 2010 - by Kathleen Savino

Is Natural Language Right for You?

Speakers urge caution when choosing to roll out a natural language app.
Posted 01 Sep 2010 - September/October 2010 - by Kathleen Savino

Nuance and SaskTel Sign an Agreement to Continue their PartnershipListen to this article in TTS, powered by Loquendo

Nuance will continue to provide SaskTel with Voicemail to Text Transcription in both English and French Canadian
Posted 25 Aug 2010 - - by Kathleen Savino

A New eReader Reads to YouListen to this article in TTS, powered by Loquendo

Blio will have text-to-speech capabilities powered by Nuance
Posted 24 Aug 2010 - - by Kathleen Savino

IVR Technology Group Comes Back with iAnswerListen to this article in TTS, powered by Loquendo

The customizable automated call answering system was specifically built with the medical community in mind.
Posted 19 Aug 2010 - - by Kathleen Savino

Speech Labs Become AstuteListen to this article in TTS, powered by Loquendo

Acquisition leads Astute to leverage new search capabilities with its existing system.
Posted 12 Aug 2010 - - by Kathleen Savino

omNovia Will Provide a Translation Solution for WebinarsListen to this article in TTS, powered by Loquendo

The solution can also be leveraged with CRM and social media, such as Twitter.
Posted 09 Aug 2010 - - by Kathleen Savino

Day 1 Keynoter: Design IVR Apps with FeelingsListen to this article in TTS, powered by Loquendo

How you say it as important as what you say, Emily Yellin said.
Posted 02 Aug 2010 - - by Kathleen Savino

Nuance Releases Version 11 of Dragon NaturallySpeakingListen to this article in TTS, powered by Loquendo

The company says this version will be faster and easier to use.
Posted 29 Jul 2010 - - by Kathleen Savino

Wireless Bluetooth Headset Comes with New Speech TechnologiesListen to this article in TTS, powered by Loquendo

Voice control and text-to-speech will be among the capabilities on BlueAnt's new Q2 headset.
Posted 28 Jul 2010 - - by Kathleen Savino

West Interactive Partners with MarketTools to Improve Contact Center ResultsListen to this article in TTS, powered by Loquendo

The companies will focus on West's Insight Customer Intelligence solution.
Posted 14 Jul 2010 - - by Kathleen Savino

Webmedx Allows Doctors to Dictate ReportsListen to this article in TTS, powered by Loquendo

The platform also allows the user to capture information
Posted 12 Jul 2010 - - by Kathleen Savino

Ford Adds Features to SYNC in Hopes of Improving Driver Safety

Nuance speech technologies allow users to use voice commands, hear email and text messages.
Posted 08 Jul 2010 - - by Kathleen Savino

Future Apps Provides an Update for iSpeak Translator App

The update will allow users to translate three new languages.
Posted 01 Jul 2010 - - by Kathleen Savino

Accelerating the Value of In-Car Speech Systems

Problems with the technology linger despite the heightened demand
Posted 01 Jul 2010 - July/August 2010 - by Kathleen Savino

Want to Be Multilingual? There's an App for That

Cellictica releases a speech-to-speech translation application for the iPhone.
Posted 01 Jul 2010 - July/August 2010 - by Kathleen Savino

West Chooses Anakam to Improve Security

The deployment will allow for a third level of authentication in the West at Home Service.
Posted 30 Jun 2010 - - by Kathleen Savino

Qwest Partners with Angel.com to Provide Cloud-Based IVR Services

IQ OnDemand application also interfaces with CRM systems.
Posted 28 Jun 2010 - - by Kathleen Savino

Plum Voice Releases QuickFuse, a Cloud-Based Platform to Create Voice Applications

QuickFuse eliminates the need for coding, creating a truly accessible voice application solution.
Posted 22 Jun 2010 - - by Kathleen Savino

BBN Works to Improve Rapid Foreign Language ProcessingListen to this article in TTS, powered by Loquendo

The company hopes to achieve 90 percent accuracy or better
Posted 21 Jun 2010 - - by Kathleen Savino

Nuance Will Now Provide Mobile Care for Android OSListen to this article in TTS, powered by Loquendo

Services can be accessed without calling a call center agent.
Posted 17 Jun 2010 - - by Kathleen Savino

Capture Voicemail Information Even Working from HomeListen to this article in TTS, powered by Loquendo

eVoice app for Android enables call forwarding as well as speech-to-text transcription of voicemail.
Posted 16 Jun 2010 - - by Kathleen Savino

ATX Study Finds Interest in Auto Messages for DriversListen to this article in TTS, powered by Loquendo

The study finds that drivers are most interested in vehicle-relevant information.
Posted 14 Jun 2010 - - by Kathleen Savino

NICE Acquires EglueListen to this article in TTS, powered by Loquendo

By combining services, both companies expect to optimize customer service.
Posted 10 Jun 2010 - - by Kathleen Savino

Nuance Joins Global ng Connect ProgramListen to this article in TTS, powered by Loquendo

The organization hopes to collaborate, improving connected car voice technology.
Posted 09 Jun 2010 - - by Kathleen Savino

E-Book Reader Is Available on iPad from Acapela VoicesListen to this article in TTS, powered by Loquendo

The new application provides hands-free reading of 30,000 titles.
Posted 07 Jun 2010 - - by Kathleen Savino

Nuance Introduces a Dragon Program Just for DesignersListen to this article in TTS, powered by Loquendo

The software is compatible with many Windows-based graphic design applications.
Posted 02 Jun 2010 - - by Kathleen Savino

Artingence Uses Voxeo's Platform to Improve IVRListen to this article in TTS, powered by Loquendo

The virtual agent provider hopes to reduce costs and management overhead by partnering with Voxeo.
Posted 28 May 2010 - - by Kathleen Savino

Want to Be Multilingual? There's an App for ThatListen to this article in TTS, powered by Loquendo

Cellictica releases a speech-to-speech translation application for the iPhone.
Posted 26 May 2010 - - by Kathleen Savino

HP and Alcatel-Lucent Partner for UC CollaborationListen to this article in TTS, powered by Loquendo

The two companies share technologies in hopes of improving simplified solutions.
Posted 24 May 2010 - - by Kathleen Savino

Voice on the Go Takes Voice on the RoadListen to this article in TTS, powered by Loquendo

New application lets drivers listen to and respond to messages without ever looking at their phone.
Posted 09 Apr 2010 - - by Kathleen Savino