Speech Technology eWeekly - April 10, 2006

Q & A

Richard Bray, General Manager, Microsoft Speech Server

Speech Technology Magazine sat down with Rich Bray to discuss the latest Microsoft Speech Server news and the formation of the Unified Communications Group

Speech Technology News

Vocollect to Acquire Adherence Technologies

Vocollect entered an agreement to acquire Adherence Technologies.

MetroPCS Selects BeVocal

LAS VEGAS - MetroPCS selected BeVocal to automate its customer service experience.>

Cineworld Awards Contract to Telephonetics

Telephonetics plc won a new contract with Cineworld Cinemas Ltd, a UK cinema chain, to supply automatic speech recognition (ASR) booking and information technology to all of their 78 U.K. and Irish sites.

VoiceGenie and CareTouch Communications Release Voice Application Service

DENVER, Colo. and TORONTO, On. - VoiceGenie Technologies Inc. and CareTouch Communications released a voice application service, "CareTouch™."

Parliant PhoneHerald Broadcast Dialer Uses Acapela Speech

Parliant Corp chose Acapela text-to-speech to give a voice to its new Mac-based PhoneHerald Broadcast Dialer.

Tech S2 Releases CaseScribePC Wireless Dictation and Transcription Solution

LANSING, N.Y. - Tech S2, Inc. released CaseScribePC, the new desktop version of their CaseScribe hosted automated speech recognition transcription solution that allows users to dictate using a headset at their desktop PC, or upload audio files from a handheld digital voice recorder.>

Presence Technology Releases Its Contact Center Software for the Open Source Asterisk PBX

Presence Technology plans to join the open source community after developing solutions integrated with Asterisk IP telephony platform. The company also announced that Presence Optimizer Voice is now available for the Asterisk PBX.

Eicon Networks and Esna Technologies Expand Strategic Partnership

TORONTO, Canada - Esna Technologies, Inc has entered into an agreement to purchase Eicon's Diva Server Boards and will be releasing Eicon's full suite of Diva® Server telephony hardware with their Telephony Office-LinX platform.

VoiceSignal Introduces Continuous Dictation for Mobile Phones

WOBURN, Mass. - VoiceSignal's continuous dictation solution will begin shipping this summer through mobile phone OEMs.

VoiceVerified Launches Point Service Provider (PSP) Service

NEW HOPE, Pa. - VoiceVerified launched its patent-pending voice verification delivery platform, the VoiceVerified Point Service Provider (PSP).