Speech Technology eWeekly - September 12, 2006

Speech Technology News

Loquendo and Università di Trento Collaborate to Support Education and Research on Speech Technologies

TURIN, Italy - Department of Information and Communication Technology (DIT), University of Trento, Italy entered a long term collaboration with Loquendo aiming at supporting the Speech and Language Research laboratories for master and doctoral students.

Carrius Technologies Appoints Chris Todd as President and CEO

RICHARDSON, Texas - Carrius Technologies Inc. appointed Chris Todd as its president and chief executive officer.>

Portman Building Society Selects Aspect Software

WESTFORD, Mass. — Portman Building Society is generating an additional ¬£3 million (approximately $5.59 million U.S.) of revenue per month as a result of routing varying amounts of new business calls to mortgage managers at its branches using Aspect Spectrum ACD (automatic call distributor).>

Green Mountain Energy Replaces IVR System

Green Mountain Energy, a provider of cleaner electricity, selected Envox Worldwide to provide next-generation voice solutions for its customer service operations.

HTK Appoints Chris Ford as International Sales Director

HTK appointed Chris Ford as sales director. Ford also joins the executive board of HTK.

NMS Communications Releases the Vision Video Gateway

BOSTON, Mass. — NMS Communications released the Vision Video Gateway, the latest member of the Vision family of communications platforms.

Pronexus Software Powers Liquid11's Call Management Service

OTTAWA, Canada - Liquid11 developed and deployed SwitchboardFREE, a free online call management system in the UK using the Pronexus' VBVoice IVR development environment.

Acapela Phonemes Chosen for NAVTEQ Voice

Acapela and NAVTEQ have combined their knowledge to use speech synthesis and adapt this to the specific requirements of the map data environment.>

Innotech Releases SurfBoard Remote Control

PORT JEFFERSON, N.Y. — Innotech Systems released a new voice-interactive SurfBoard Remote Control.

Digium Releases Speech Starter Kit With LumenVox Speech Engine

SAN DIEGO, Calif. - Digium Inc., the Asterisk company, launched a Speech Starter Kit included in the Asterisk Business Edition at no additional charge.