Envox 6 Awarded VoiceXML 2.0 Industry Certification

WESTBOROUGH, Mass. - Envox 6, Envox Worldwide's open, standards-based communications development platform, has achieved VoiceXML 2.0 Certification through the VoiceXML Forum's Platform Certification Program.

With its VoiceXML 2.0 certification, Envox 6 provides developers and IT managers alike with voice solutions that can be integrated with their IT infrastructure, allowing them to take advantage of the VoiceXML standard.

Envox 6 is a communications development platform with integrated application development and management components. Envox 6 provides a bridge between legacy systems and new voice solutions, allowing customers to leverage prior investments in hardware, software, and solution development, while providing a migration path to emerging standards and enabling technologies. Using Envox 6, developers can create a range of voice solutions through support for these emerging standards and technologies, including VoiceXML, speech recognition, VoIP and Web services.

Envox 6 is integrated with Envox 6 VoiceXML Studio.  Developers using Envox 6 VoiceXML Studio in combination with the Envox 6 platform gain the following capabilities:

  • Additional development functions not included in the VoiceXML 2.0 specification, including integration with email, Web and fax systems; access to advanced call control functions such as conferencing, fax, PBX integration, ISDN signaling, ANI and DNIS-based actions, and routing; and integration options for databases, Web services, enterprise applications and legacy systems.
  • A bridge between legacy systems and new VoiceXML-based solutions, allowing companies to leverage prior investments in hardware, software, and solution development. 
  • Support for speech and telephony resources from ScanSoft, Nuance, Intel and others.
  • A VoiceXML gateway.
  • The ability to deploy solutions in a range of telephony environments including analog, digital, VoIP, SS7 and more.
  • Management capabilities.

"The VoiceXML Forum's Platform Certification Program is a key component of our strategy to accelerate worldwide market adoption for speech-enabled solutions," said Ken Rehor, vice chair of the VoiceXML Forum and chair of the Forum's Conformance Committee. "VoiceXML platform certification promotes interoperability of VoiceXML platforms, tools, service providers, and solutions. As VoiceXML adoption continues to grow in enterprises and service providers alike, certification will assist customers in choosing from a wide variety of vendors and deployment options to solve their particular business needs." 

The Envox 6 certification test report can be accessed at: http://www.voicexml.org/platform_certification/envox/envox_ctr.html

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