Speech Technology eWeekly - June 20, 2006

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.>

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.>