Speech Technology eWeekly - April 25, 2006

Q & A

Jonathon Taylor, CEO, Voxeo; and Ken Rehor, Chair, VoiceXML Forum

Speech Technology Magazine sat down with Jonathon Taylor, CEO of Voxeo, and Ken Rehor, chair of the VoiceXML Forum, to discuss Voxeo's recent certification on VoiceXML 2.0 and the VoiceXML Forum's Platform Certification Program.

Thomas Smith, Group Manager of IVR/Speech Product Marketing, Verizon Business

Speech Technology Magazine sat down with Thomas G. "Tom" Smith, group manager of IVR/speech product marketing, Verizon Business to discuss his new role as well as the goals and initiatives for Verizon Business.

Speech Technology News

Jingle Networks Selects Nuance Communications to Automate FREE411

Jingle Networks, developer of a nationwide free telephone directory assistance service (1-800-FREE411), selected automated directory assistance (DA) solutions from Nuance to help provide a consumer 411 service to consumers.>

Newspaper Agency Selects VoicePort

Newspaper Agency selected the VoicePort speech application, CircPort, to field circulation phone calls to its two prominent Utah-based newspapers; The Deseret Morning News and The Salt Lake Tribune.

VOICE Community Offers Free VOICE Testcenter

The VOICE Testcenter offers free infrastructure for development, presentation, and tuning of speech applications and telephone services, that allows users to interact with computers.

Eicon Networks Delivers Telephony Interface Manager for Microsoft Speech Server 2004 R2

PLANO, Texas - Eicon Networks Corporation delivered a Telephony Interface Manager (TIM) for Microsoft Speech Server 2004 R2.

Accoona and Acapela Group Launch "Talking Search Bar"

>Accoona Corp., an artificial intelligence-based online search engine, and Acapela Group launched text-to-speech technology that will enable online users to highlight English-language text on the Internet to be read aloud in English. >

Message Technologies Launches AssuredVoice Retail Employment Pre-Assessment Tool

Message Technologies launched its AssuredVoice Retail Employment Pre-Assessment Tool for use by retailers and with retail solution providers.

MacSpeech Releases iCal ScriptPak

SALEM, N.H. - MacSpeech released a new ScriptPak for Apple's iCal application. 

bridgeSpeak Launches bridgeSpeak AR 1.4

MADISON HEIGHTS, Mich. - bridgeSpeak LLC released bridgeSpeak AR 1.4, the latest version of bridgeSpeak's vertically integrated communication system for automotive dealerships.

LumenVox Releases New Version of Speech Recognition Engine

SAN DIEGO - LumenVox released version 6.5 of their Speech Engine.

NMS Communications Powers CreaLog's Interactive Video Response Solution

Framingham, Mass. — CreaLog is using the Open Access video platform from NMS Communications to power its CreaVoice Interactive Video Response solution.>