Speech Technology eWeekly - November 28, 2006

Speech Technology News

Palm Treo 680 and Other Treo Smartphones in the U.S. Use TeleNav Wireless GPS Navigation Service

SANTA CLARA, Calif. - Palm, Inc. selected TeleNav GPS Navigator for its Palm Treo 680 smartphone along with the other Treo smartphones currently available from Palm in the U.S.

Gila Selects Software from Interactive Intelligence

Gila replaced its previous system with contact center automation software from Interactive Intelligence

TeliaSonera Deploys Call Steering from Nuance

BURLINGTON, Mass. - TeliaSonera signed a deal with Nuance Communications, Inc. to deliver call steering services to callers in the Nordics.

China.com Shareholders Approve Mobile Acquisition

ATLANTA AND BEIJING - China.com Inc., a Hong Kong listed subsidiary of CDC Corporation, shareholders have approved the acquisition by CDC Mobile of Timeheart at a general meeting of shareholders.

VocaLabs Moves Offices

VocaLabs is moving to new offices on December 15, 2006.

UK Water Companies Select Fluency Voice

LONDON - UK water companies, including Sutton & East Surrey Water, Bournemouth & West Hampshire Water, South West Water, and Bristol & Wessex Water, selected speech recognition solutions from Fluency Voice.

ClairMail Appoints Keith Gray as Regional VP of Enterprise Sales

Gray joins ClairMail from Tuvox Incorporated where he served as regional director.

Envox Worldwide Introduces Envox CT Connect 7

WESTBOROUGH, Mass. — Envox Worldwide released Envox CT Connect 7, the latest version of the company's standards-based CTI software.

Barric and Toby Churchill Partner

UK contract electronics manufacturer, Barric, is working with Cambridge company Toby Churchill in the future development of the text-to-speech LightWriter technology.

Vocada Integrates Veriphy with Dictaphone PowerScribe from Nuance

CHICAGO - Nuance Communications, Inc. and Vocada entered an agreement to integrate their products.

I6NET and Cepstral Enter Text-To-Speech Partnership for Interactive Voice Response Telephony

MADRID SPAIN - I6NET entered a partnership agreement with Cepstral LLC.

NextUp.com and Acapela Group Partner

MONS, Belgium and CLEMMONS, N.C. - NextUp.com, the developer of TextAloud Text to Speech (TTS) software, chose Acapela speech synthesis to integrate into its latest software packages.

IBM and Linguatec Release New Version of Voice Pro 11

IBM and Linguatec have further developed ViaVoice technology with the release of Voice Pro 11.