Speech Technology eWeekly - May 22, 2006

Speech Technology News

Microsoft Recognizes Speech Server Partner Spotlight Award Winners

REDMOND, Wash. — Microsoft Corp. released the list of winners of the Microsoft® Speech Server Partner Spotlight Awards.

The University of Kansas Selects Wizzard Software & AT&T Natural Voices Server Edition

PITTSBURGH — The University of Kansas (KU) has chosen AT&T Natural Voices Server Edition for use in the Telephone Reader Dial-up Information Service.

NICE Completes Acquisition of Performix Technologies

>NICE Systems completed the acquisition of Performix Technologies.>

West Marine Deploys Voxware's VoiceLogistics Express for Voice-driven Logistics Solution

West Marine has chosen Voxware's VoiceLogistics Express solution to voice-enable distribution center workers.

MacSpeech Releases ScriptPak for iPhoto 6

SALEM, N.H. - MacSpeech released a new ScriptPak for iPhoto 6.

Intervoice Releases Intervoice Media Exchange

DALLAS - Intervoice, Inc. released Intervoice Media Exchange platform.

Siemens, BCE Elix, and Viecore Gain Genesys Gold Partner Certification

SAN FRANCISCO - Genesys Telecommunications Laboratories, Inc. has granted Gold Certification to three partners.

Freedom Scientific Introduces WYNN 5 Software

The Learning Systems Group of Freedom Scientific developer of literacy software designed to create custom learning environments for struggling students, released the newest version of WYNN software.

Belgravium and Voxware Partner to Expand Voice-driven Solutions

BRADFORD, England & LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J., USA - Belgravium Atlanta 8000 Series handheld wireless computers have been certified to run Voxware's VoiceXML browser, VoxBrowserTM.

DemandVoice and Anana Partner

Anana Espress Connect is deployed in the DemandVoice hosting network, providing services to North American business customers.

SVOX Introduces Support for Mandarin Chinese

ZURICH - SVOX AG released its Mandarin Chinese lingware.

InfoLogix and Voxware Enter Global Value-added Reseller Agreement

HATBORO, Pa. and LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J. - InfoLogix will integrate voice capabilities into their mobile enterprise platform utilizing Voxware's VoiceLogistics ProTM software development toolkit and VoxBrowserTM client software.

Witness Systems Releases Next Generation of 360 Workforce Optimization Software

Witness Systems expanded integrations and new functionality to its Impact 360 Workforce Optimization solution.

TuVox Expands Its Hosted Speech Application Offering

CUPERTINO, Calif. - TuVox is expanding its speech application hosting capabilities beyond North America into Europe and APAC

Genesys and Microsoft Partner

SAN FRANCISCO - Genesys Telecommunications Laboratories, Inc., an Alcatel company, is teaming with Microsoft to deliver vertical solutions for the health care industry.>

Nuance Communications Launches Open Call Steering Call Routing Solution

BURLINGTON, Mass. - Nuance Communications, Inc. launched Open Call Steering, a packaged call routing solution that provides speech-based call routing.

VoiceIt Technologies to Release Voice-enabled Applications for Windows Mobile 5.0 Platform

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. - VoiceIt Technologies, LLC unveiled its new suite of Powered by VoiceIt enabled applications for smartphones using the Microsoft Windows Mobile 5.0 operating system due for release by July of 2006.>

Persay Releases Biometric Speaker Verification for Genesys Contact Centers

Persay presented transparent speaker verification for Genesys Contact Centers that enables multi-factor security. Persay also integrated VocalPassword with Genesys Voice Platform (GVP).