Speech Technology eWeekly - November 14, 2006

Speech Technology News

Lighthouse for the Blind Selects Intermec Mobile Devices and Genesta's SyVox

ST. LOUIS - Lighthouse for the Blind implemented warehouse management and speech recognition technology from Intermec Inc. and Genesta.

Pioneer Selects IBM Embedded Speech Technology

ARMONK, N.Y. and BONN, Germany - Pioneer Electronics (USA) Inc. and Pioneer Europe, Inc. chose IBM Embedded ViaVoice software to speech-enable the companies' AVIC-Z1 and AVIC-HD1BT aftermarket navigation systems that delivers information and entertainment to drivers.

SER Receives Two U.S. Patents for Innovation in Audio Data Monitoring and Mining

DULLES, Va. - SER Solutions, Inc. received two U.S. patents for methods and apparatus using speech recognition technology.

Aspect Software Receives Honors for Its Unified Products

Frost & Sullivan, a global growth consulting company, presented Aspect Software with the 2006 North American Contact Center Suites Customer Value Enhancement Award.

ntl Telewest Selects Convergys Billing and Customer Care Solution

CINCINNATI & LONDON — ntl Telewest signed a licensing agreement for Convergys Corporation's ICOMS customer care and billing solution.

MacSpeech Releases ScriptPak for iTunes 7

SALEM, N.H. - MacSpeech released a new ScriptPak for iTunes 7.

Silent Communication Releases TalkinSilent

Silent Communication Ltd released TalkinSilent, an application that enables you to answer the phone and respond to the caller by selecting and playing preset responses one at a time.

AIT Develops Biometrics System

Advanced Internet Technologies developed a biometrics access control system using an automated method of recognizing a person based on a physiological or behavioral characteristic.

iReminder Releases Compliance for Life

WESTFIELD, N.J. - iReminder, LLC launched Compliance for Life, a Web- and phone-based medication reminder system.

Vangard Voice Systems and Nuance Communications Partner

RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA, Calif. - Vangard Voice Systems, Inc, and Nuance Communications entered an OEM agreement that offers enterprises an integrated approach to speech-enabling business and mobile applications.

Diaphonics Releases Text-Independent Voice Biometrics Engine

HALIFAX, Canada - Diaphonics released VoiceSentry TI, a text-independent voice biometrics engine.

Brainshark Releases Brainshark Communications Platform

WALTHAM, Mass. - Brainshark, Inc. released the Brainshark Communications Platform.

Genesys Partners with MicroAutomation

MANASSAS, Va. - MicroAutomation formed a partnership with Genesys Telecommunications Laboratories.

Intervoice Releases Packaged Voice Banking Application

LAS VEGAS - Intervoice, Inc. released its next-generation, voice banking application with both speech and touchtone options.