Speech Technology eWeekly - August 07, 2006

Q & A

Jim Caldwell, Director of WebSphere Infrastructure Product Management, IBM

Speech Technology Magazine sat down with Jim Caldwell to discuss his new role and the changes occurring with speech inside and outside of IBM.

Steve Pollock, Co-founder and Executive Vice President, TuVox

Speech Technology Magazine sat down with Steve Pollock, co-founder and EVP of TuVox, to talk about TuVox's presence at SpeechTEK 2006 and the release of TuVox On Demand 6.0.

Speech Technology News

Holly Connects Expands Operations and Appoints New VP

Holly Connects appointed Paul Derry as VP sales, North America, expanded its sales and operations to Europe, and released its third generation multi-tenancy features in the Holly Voice Platform 4.2 release.

Bank Leumi to Deploy Persay's FreeSpeech Biometric Speaker Verification in VoIP Contact Center

TEL AVIV, Israel - Bank Leumi will deploy Persay's FreeSpeech biometric speaker verification system in its VoIP contact center.>

OutRight Insurance Broker Selects Speech Technology from IBM

ARMONK, N.Y. - The OutRight Company deployed speech recognition technologies from IBM and Fluency in its call centers.

dtms Solutions Markets IBM WebSphere Voice Server

ARMONK, N.Y. - dtms Solutions will market IBM WebSphere Voice Server speech recognition solutions to enterprises.

Nuance Communications Partners with ClickFox

BURLINGTON, Mass. - Nuance Communications, Inc. introduced a customer insight solution powered by software from ClickFox.

Product Support Solutions Launches Transition Pathways Program

NEW YORK - Product Support Solutions launched the Transition Pathways Program (TPP) to support customers with their transition to next-generation IVR environments.

Voxeo and DemandVoice Enter OEM Agreement

NEW YORK - Voxeo Corporation and DemandVoice entered an agreement under which Voxeo will supply DemandVoice with an OEM version of Evolution Designer.

Apptec Launches P-Logger

Apptec launched a new voice logging product.

SpeechConcept and IBM Partner

ARMONK, N.Y. and HEIDELBERG, Germany - SpeechConcept chose IBM WebSphere® Voice Server (WVS) to apply natural language understanding capabilities to its telephony products.

Envox Worldwide and VoltDelta Launch Envox OnDemand

WESTBOROUGH, Mass. & NEW YORK - Envox Worldwide and Volt Delta Resources, LLC introduced Envox OnDemand.

DemandVoice Hosts RSS Speech for Visually Impaired Users

NEW YORK - DemandVoice is hosting a free pilot of SpeakFeed.

Genesys Unveils Plans for Speech Platform

Genesys Telecommunications Laboratories, Inc. unveiled its plans for a next generation speech platform.

TuVox Launches TuVox On Demand 6.0

CUPERTINO, Calif. - TuVox launched TuVox On Demand 6.0.

Voxeo Launches Prophecy 7 With Embedded BusinessVoIP and Open Source Applications

NEW YORK - Voxeo Corporation released Prophecy 7, a voice platform that can be downloaded and installed.

Genesys Offers to Replace Legacy IVRs

NEW YORK - Genesys Telecommunications Laboratories, Inc. will showcase its industry standard self-service platform at SpeechTEK in New York August 7-10.>