Speech Technology eWeekly - December 10, 2008


iPhone Home, Hands Free

Melodis today released Voice Dialer, a freeware application that eliminates the need to scroll through a long list of names, addresses, and phone numbers to make a call.

Case Studies

Intervention via Automation

Boston Medical Center designs a federally funded IVR system to detect patients at risk of substance abuse.


Voxeo Acquires VoiceObjects

Voice platform provider expands solutions for enterprise and mobile carriers and extends its European footprint

Voice Value

Making DTV for All with TTS

Technology could help the blind get vital information.

Speech Technology News

Visual Self Service Storms Into the 3G Mobile Arena

SpeechStorm unveils visual IVR applications that add a new dimension to the caller experience.

With TTS, Santa Can Call Your Kid

Children's Christmas wishes can be confirmed by a phone call from St. Nick, all with a goal of raising money for charity.

Radiologists Get Down to Smooth Talkin’ With Brit Speak

Radiology solutions provider Brit Systems announced the release of a stand-alone dictation, transcription, report distribution, and optional voice recognition solution.

AVST Offers Voicemail Archiving for E-Discovery

Company's deal with Symantec helps users meet regulatory compliance requirements.

Flash Games Get New Voice Capabilities

Green-Ear adds color to gaming arena by designing voice applications for multiplayer games on the Flash platform.

Vlingo Voice-Enables the iPhone

Vlingo for iPhone allows users to search the Web, use Google Maps, dial phone numbers and more.

Mass Messaging System Delivers for Syracuse University During a Crisis

MIR3's solution delivers notifications to 28,000 recipients within five minutes of an off-campus drive-by shooting.