SpeechWorks Supports Industry Benchmark Test
BOSTON, MA - SpeechWorks International Inc. (Nasdaq: SPWX), a developer of speech recognition and TTS technologies and services, announced that it is pleased to participate in establishing a fair, objective benchmark test facilitated by Speech Technology Magazine. The test should involve multiple vendor participants, vendor agreement on the test methodology, and a test that includes accuracy as well as other critical technology benchmarks key to successful speech deployments. "SpeechWorks has always believed that the success of any speech application is based on multiple technological, design and service attributes. As our CEO Stu Patterson said in our earning's call last month, we would be happy to participate in an independent test effort that involves multiple vendor participants," said Steve Chambers, chief marketing officer at SpeechWorks. "We recommend Speech Technology Magazine act as the independent facilitator for the test and would applaud them for their leadership and commitment to creating a fair test environment that satisfies all vendor participants."