Speech Technology eWeekly - June 02, 2010


Are Consumers More Responsive to Male or Female Voices?

A new survey reveals customer sentiment in advertising messages.

Speech Technology News

Ford Adds Services to SYNC System

Stock quotes, horoscopes and more added to Ford SYNC cloud-based services at no extra cost.

Blackboard Services Help Communities Prepare for Hurricane Season

With an above-average number of storms predicted, communities are adopting mass notification systems to alert residents.

Artingence Uses Voxeo's Platform to Improve IVR

The virtual agent provider hopes to reduce costs and management overhead by partnering with Voxeo.

Want to Be Multilingual? There's an App for That

Cellictica releases a speech-to-speech translation application for the iPhone.

SVOX and Cyberon Form Partnership for Taiwan and Greater China

Partnership is expected to expand embedded speech capabilities in the mobile device market.

Ringio Integrates Rich Calling Service with Google Contacts, Gmail

A Google record of contact data pops to the desktop or mobile screen when contacts call.

Loquendo's VoxNauta Platform and Speech Engines Awarded VoiceXML 2.1 Certification

The company also released a new version of its VoxNauta platform.

Nuance Earns VoiceXML Forum Certification

Nuance is one of the first to achieve VoiceXML 2.1 compliance.

Voxeo Launches Free International Developer Program

New services include SMS and voice phone numbers in 40 countries plus speech recognition and synthesis in more than 20 languages.

Verint Delivers New Integrations with Motorola for Advanced Recording

Company successfully completes testing with Motorola's Dimetra platform.


The Guitar and the Case of Opportunity Lost

New game brings out a speech technology wish list.