SpeechWorks Introduces SpeechPAKs 1.0 for Healthcare
BOSTON, MA - SpeechWorks International Inc. (Nasdaq: SPWX), a developer of speech technologies and services, introduced SpeechPAKs (Packaged Application Kits) 1.0 for Healthcare, the first in a series of packaged speech applications customized for specific vertical markets. SpeechPAKs for Healthcare combine SpeechWorks' speech technology and best practices in user interface design to help healthcare organizations deploy speech applications that support their self-service initiatives for members and physicians. SpeechPAKs accelerate ROI gains by delivering a deployment on a variety of SpeechWorks' standards-based partner platforms. "Enterprise customers attach increasing importance to speech applications that can be deployed quickly and easily on the platform of their choice," said Dan Miller, senior analyst at The Zelos Group. "SpeechWorks' focus on the healthcare vertical offers standards-based solutions that promise faster time-to-market and appeal to a broad set of patients, practitioners and claims processors."