Speech Technology eWeekly - September 17, 2008


The 2008 Speech Luminaries

Recognizing four professionals who have advanced industry causes and worked to build awareness and acceptance of speech technologies.

Voice Value

Speech in a Digital World

The transition to digital television presents new opportunities for TTS.

Speech Technology News

Alltel Wireless Lets Users Send Animated Talking Messages

New Alltel Avatars, powered by Vidiator's Xend platform, offer a new way to create and send multimedia messaging.

Frost & Sullivan Sees U.S. Market Poised for Hosted Contact Center Adoption

Hosted solutions gaining acceptance due to budget constraints, their ease of deployment, and a need for greater operational flexibility, the analyst firm says.

GotVoice and IVR Technologies Expand Voicemail to Text Service

New partnership brings voicemail unification and transformation-to-text to communication providers.

Dial Directions Opens Phone and Voice Entry into GPS Devices

New application turns a mobile phone into a remote control and voice-entry portal for connected GPS devices and navigation services.