Speech Technology eWeekly - February 24, 2010

Speech Technology News

Clemson Researchers Deliver Hands-Free, Speech-Enabled Messaging

An application from Juan Gilbert and his team at Clemson University aims to increase driver safety via speech technology.

Convergys Launches Intervoice Voice Portal 6.5

New IVP version promises to deliver intelligent self-service and multimodal, visual IVR support.

ZoomSafer Partners With Safe Kids USA To Prevent Distracted Driving

Education and hands-free solutions are parts of the new campaign.

Loquendo Embedded TTS and ASR Now Available for Android, Maemo and Moblin Mobile Platforms

Speech technology vendor makes its applications available to open-source developers in all languages.

Loquendo ASR Language Portfolio Extended to American Spanish and Norwegian

The latest additions bring the number of languages supported to 28.

Business VoIP Provider Vocalocity Names New CEO

Wain Kellum, CEO of Omnilink Systems since 2007, joins Vocalocity as its chief executive.

BigHand Extends BlackBerry's Recording Capabilities

Company launches its lates iteration of BigHand for BlackBerry software.

Forward Thinking

Sakhr's Arabic Language Buddy

This is an iPhone application that gets it right.