Speech Technology eWeekly - September 19, 2006

Speech Technology News

Loquendo Builds Out Robot 5

The company unveiled the integration of Loquendo TTS and Loquendo ASR into the COM plan + service existing platform, Robot 5.

VoIP Outperforms PSTN in Audio Quality

Keynote's third VoIP competitive intelligence study revealed that overall VoIP quality has improved across the board since Keynote's last study in December 2005 and that the leading VoIP providers have actually surpassed PSTN (traditional phone service) in overall audio quality, but still lag behind PSTN in audio delay.>

Security for Speech and Data Encryption on Smart Phones and PDAs Arrives

Utimaco, a data security company and GSMK, the mobile voice security company are launching the first PDA and smart phone security solution capable of simultaneously encrypting both voice and data.>

ScanDis Chooses Acapela's Danish Voice, 'Mette', For Its Software Suite

Acapela's Danish voice, 'Mette', will voice enable ScanDis' software Suite, designed to support people with learning disabilities including dyslexia.>

Persay Tops Speaker Verification List

Persay's VocalPassword is ranked number 1 in verification accuracy.

SER Solutions Appoints New Vice President of Sales for the UK and Europe

SER Solutions, Inc., a provider of call management and speech analytics solutions, announced that Manuel Fernandez has been appointed vice president of sales for the United Kingdom and Europe.

CommuniGate and Voxeo Partner to Simplify Enterprise VoIP and Data Communications

CommuniGate Systems, a scalable carrier-class Internet Communications solutions provider, and Voxeo Corporation, a provider of premise and hosted VoIP and IVR systems, announced an agreement that will enable both companies to offer affordable turnkey communications servers.

LumenVox Releases Speech Tuner v7.0

Beta version offers LumenVox speech recognition users new GUI and increased performance.