Speech Technology eWeekly - May 16, 2006

Speech Technology News

TravellingWave Awarded NSF Grant for Speech-to-Text Messaging

The National Science Foundation recently awarded a grant to TravellingWave for support of its Speech-to-Text Messaging project.

Easton Hospital and Brandywine Hospital Select Dictaphone PowerScribe from Nuance

BURLINGTON, Mass. - Two Pennsylvania hospitals, Easton Hospital of Easton and Brandywine Hospital of Coatesville, selected Nuance Communications, Inc. to supply the Dictaphone® PowerScribe® speech recognition system for use in radiology reporting.

Voxeo Launches European Subsidiary, Hosting Center and Sales Office

LONDON, U.K. - Voxeo Corporation expanded into Europe with the opening of a UK subsidiary, Voxeo Europe Limited; a UK-based IVR and VoIP hosting center; and a European sales office.

China Unicom Selects Nuance Communications and iFLYTEK

BURLINGTON, Mass. - China Unicom, a mobile phone operator in China, selected Nuance Communications, Inc. in partnership with iFLYTEK to deliver a speech-based music search and download service.

Aculab Partners With Sound of Data

MILTON KEYNES, U.K. - Prosody X has undergone its first commercial deployment with The Sound of Data - operator of a European platform for voice, SMS and mobile data services.

Skype, Voxeo, and Language Line Services Partner

Language Line's Personal Interpreter Service uses Voxeo's Prophecy voice platform to automate the process of transferring the call from Skype to Language Line Services.

Envox Worldwide Launches Envox CT ADE 9.1

Envox Worldwide introduced Envox CT ADE 9.1, an upgrade to its interactive voice response (IVR) development tool.

InfoLogix and Voxware Enter Global Value Added Reseller Agreement

HATBORO, Pa. and LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J. - InfoLogix and Voxware entered a global value added reseller agreement.

Plum Voice Portals Partners with Mindshare, Wallace Wireless, TeleTimecard, and Xionetic

Mindshare Technologies, Wallace Wireless, TeleTimecard and Xionetic Technologies are using Plum VoiceXML platform for their solutions.

Empirix Launches OneSight for Call Recorder Assurance

ORLANDO, Fla. - Empirix® Inc. launched a quality assurance solution for contact center call-recording systems, OneSight for Call Recorder Assurance.

SAIL LABS Releases Media Mining Indexer 4.2

VIENNA, Austria - SAIL LABS Technology released Media Mining Indexer 4.2, the latest version of its product for broadcast new indexing.>

NMS Communications Partners With OlenCom

— NMS Communications expanded the reach of its AccessGate™ backhaul optimization solution by partnering with OlenCom Electronics .>