Speech Technology eWeekly - October 08, 2008


An Emotional Mess

Speech systems can say "I'm sorry," but can they ever truly sound like they mean it?

Editor's Letter

Don't Get Overemotional

Speech Technology News

Nuance Acquires Philips Speech Recognition Systems

Nuance Communications acquired Philips Speech Recognition Systems for $96.1 million to expand its healthcare-related business in Europe.

Movistar and SpinVox Bring Speech-To-Text to Latin America

Movistar Chile and SpinVox team up to offer voice-to-text service in Chile.

Global Connect and EPP Partner on Automated Billing and Paying IVR

Global Connect and Electronic Payment Providers partner to create an IVR that will allow customers to useautomated payment capabilities.

Columbia Bank Chooses Contact Solutions For Shared IVR Services

Financial services firm moves from a self-hosting to a shared IVR system.

SpinVox Teams With eServGlobal To Convert Voicemail To Text Messages

SpinVox and eServGlobal team up to deliver Mailis Unified Communications Suite voice messages to mobile devices in the form of text messages.

Nexidia Is Newest Member Of Genesys Partner Program

Audio search and speech analytics solution provider Nexidia is selected as a new member of the Genesys Partner Program.