Speech Technology eWeekly - June 27, 2006

Speech Technology News

SunCom Wireless Selects Convergys

SunCom Wireless is using Convergys Testing Solutions to bring voice and data pricing plans to market.

Aspect Software CEO James Foy Named Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year in New England

Aspect Software CEO James Foy has received the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year award in the software category in New England.

Florida DOT Deploys Speech-Enabled Spanish 511 System from LogicTree

Florida Department of Transportation, District 6, implemented a 511 system provided by LogicTree that recognizes and responds to callers' speech in Spanish.

Viecore Named Genesys North American Partner of the Year

Viecore was selected as the Genesys North American Partner of the Year.

Oracle Buys Telephony@Work

REDWOOD SHORES, Calif. - Oracle is expanding its CRM On Demand offerings with the acquisition of Telephony@Work.

CSR provides Bluetooth Connectivity for Motorola iDEN Handsets in the U.S.

CAMBRIDGE, U.K. - Motorola Integrated Digital Enhanced Network (iDEN) handsets have CSR's BlueCore3-ROM cellular Bluetooth IC.

Parcelforce Worldwide Selects Eckoh

Parcelforce Worldwide is introducing a new automated customer information line that allows customers to track parcels and change delivery arrangements by phone on a 24-hour, no queue basis.

Andinatel Selects Loquendo TTS

TURIN, Italy, and QUITO, Ecuador - Andinatel integrated Loquendo's Text to Speech solution into its directory assistance service.>

Aculab Technology Gains Host Independent Approval from Malaysian Telecom Authority

MILTON KEYNES, U.K. - Aculab gained host independent approval from the Malaysian telecom authority.

Nortel Appoints John Roese as CTO and Ravi Chauhan Managing Director of Nortel India

Nortel appointed John J. Roese as chief technology officer and Ravi Chauhan as managing director of Nortel India.

NMS Appoints VP and General Manager of Platform Solutions Business

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. — NMS Communications appointed Joel Hughes as vice president and general manager of NMS's Platform Solutions business.

NCT Provides ClearSpeech for National Instruments' LabVIEW

NCT is providing its ClearSpeech voice technology software as an embedded toolkit for the National Instruments LabVIEW.

Intervoice Releases Global Services Suite

DALLAS - Intervoice, Inc. released an integrated suite of voice solution services.

National Federation of the Blind Unveils Handheld Electronic Reader

BALTIMORE - The National Federation of the Blind (NFB) unveiled a new device, the Kurzweil-National Federation of the Blind Reader.

Envox Worldwide Launches Envox IVR Upgrade Program

WESTBOROUGH, Mass. - Envox Worldwide launched the Envox IVR Upgrade Program that will enable organizations to replace their legacy IVR (interactive voice response) systems with next-generation solutions. >

Loquendo Offers Portfolio Support to Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3.0

TURIN, Italy - Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3.0 is now supported by the portfolio of Loquendo speech products.

Nexidia Releases Speech Analytics Solution

ATLANTA - Nexidia released Nexidia OnDemand.

Convergys Introduces New Software Testing Solutions

Convergys Corporation released a new suite of software testing solutions combining consulting services with automated testing software.