Speech Technology eWeekly - February 11, 2009


They’re Coming to America

SpinVox opens NYC office, sets sights on a bigger slice of American market.

2009: What the New Year Will Bring

A slow economy sends mixed messages to the speech industry.

Editor's Letter

Make the Most of Valuable Resources

Speech Technology News

Microsoft Launches Upgrade of Key UC Platform

The new Office Communications Server 2007 Release 2 that had been in beta testing since October officially launches for worldwide distribution.

Trio of Tech Firms Go Natural with a More Human Interface

Three tech firms team up to build a lifelike, natural language-based digital assistant.

Voice Elements Integrates Cepstral TTS

.NET telephony tool is now available with affordable text-to-speech software.

Shop Smart with Voice-Powered Grocery Lists

SmartShopper introduces a sleek, new, and improved SmartShopper Deluxe grocery list assistant

Digium Defines Web-Aware Unified Communications with New Version of Switchvox IP PBX

Switchvox SMB 4.0 adds new UC features to the powerful Web integration capabilities of this small and midsize business phone system.

Interactive Intelligence Introduces Packaged, Fixed-Price Services

New packages are designed to improve service consistency and quality, reduce deployment time, and provide "no-surprises" pricing structure.

Vivox Embeds Real-Time Voice Communications in Virtual Worlds and Online Games

Managed service adds voice, instant messaging, and presence to online games and virtual communities leveraging Internap's Performance IP networking and data center colocation.