Speech Technology eWeekly - August 06, 2008


Demand for Authentication Boosts Voiceprints

As concern over identity theft continues to grow, companies, particularly financial services and healthcare providers, are looking to voice biometrics and other ways to positively identify customers.

Marketers Can Create Personalized Voice Messages

A text-to-speech solution from Callbright aims to improve efficiency and personalization of marketing broadcasts.

UC for the SMB

SimpleSignal solution joins a host of other unified communications products offering enhanced features for small and medium businesses.

Case Studies

Outfitted for Change

Call recording helps an apparel retailer see call drivers across multiple brands and locations.

Industry View

Lessons from the Blogosphere

For better user interactions, the speech world could learn from Twitter.

Speech Technology News

Skype Gets a New Voice

Skype Communicator starts to speak thanks to IVO Software's Expressivo software.

Nuance Leads In Burgeoning Healthcare Market

A healthcare research firm evaluates both front- and back-end speech recognition solutions.