Speech Technology eWeekly -
June 20, 2006
Information Today Acquires SpeechTEK and Speech Technology Magazine
Information Today, Inc. (ITI) has acquired SpeechTEK Conferences and Expositions and Speech Technology Magazine of Lexington from AmComm Holdings.>
Q & A
Keith Ward, Chief Technology Officer, Product Support Solutions
Speech Technology Magazine sat down with Keith Ward, CTO of Product Support Solutions, to discuss the latest issues surrounding migration, technology advantages with next generation platforms as well as some of the company's customers.
Speech Technology News
Charlotte County Public Schools (CCPS) Selects Angel.com Outbound Application
CCPS conducted surveys over the phone via Angel.com's IVR technology.
Philips Speech Recognition Technology Chosen by Danish Parliament
VIENNA, Austria - The Danish parliament chose Royal Philips Electronics' speech recognition technology SpeechMagic in an EU tender and will integrate it into the parliament's Official Report publishing system.
OSU Medical Center Deploys Automated Patient Transportation Call System
The Ohio State University Medical Center (OSUMC) deployed Cantata Technology's Brooktrout TR1000 for Microsoft Speech Server to automate its call-in patient transportation system.
German Digital Directory Assistance 11864 Uses Nuance and T-Com Solutions
Nuance® Mobile speech solutions power the new T-Com voice application, a speech-enabled information and entertainment service which is accessible via call completion by Germany's digital directory assistance 11864 for 79 Euro cent from T-Com's fixed network.
West at Home Receives 2006 Frost & Sullivan Award for Product Innovation
OMAHA, Neb. - West Corporation's West at Home solution received the 2006 Product Differentiation Innovation Award from Frost & Sullivan.
SVOX Appoints Chief Sales Officer Post
>ZURICH - SVOX AG appointed Eric Lehmann as chief sales officer (CSO).>
Telephonetics Launches Telephony Business Continuity Solution
Telephonetics launched a Telephony Business Continuity Solution.
Digium Releases Asterisk Business Edition B.1
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. & CHICAGO - Digium® Inc. released an upgrade of its Asterisk Business EditionTM.
Loquendo and Nekotec Partner
TURIN, Italy and MEXICO CITY, Mexico- Loquendo and Nekotec Telecom integrated Loquendo's multilingual solutions within Nekotec's NK90 service delivery platform.
AVST Launches CallXpress 7.80 Unified Communications Solution
Applied Voice & Speech Technologies launched a new version of its unified communications (UC) solution, CallXpress.
VoIP Selects Envox CT ADE to Power VoIP E911 Verification Service
Envox Worldwide's Envox CT ADE, an interactive voice response (IVR) development tool, was selected by VoIP to power its VoiceOne Enhanced 911 Verification Service.
Wizzard, MedivoxRx Add Canadian Distributor for Rex-The Talking Prescription Bottle
MAVC Health and Wellness will distribute Rex-The Talking Prescription Bottle in Canada
Signate Adds Text-to-Speech Option to Telephone Service Provider Solutions
Signate integrated Cepstral's Text-to-Speech (TTS) engine and voices into its SigProvider and SigCarrier solutions for telephone service providers.
Fonix Signs Collaboration Agreement with MediaZen
SALT LAKE CITY - Fonix Speech Inc. signed a collaboration agreement with MediaZen Inc.
Loquendo Releases the New TTS French Voice, Florence
Loquendo released Florence, the new French voice.
MacSpeech Releases iListen 1.7
SALEM, N.H. - MacSpeech released the latest version of its iListen.>