Speech Technology eWeekly -
January 30, 2007
Speech Technology News
Winter Deaflympics Names Sorenson Communications Official Provider of VRS and IP Relay Services
SALT LAKE CITY - Sorenson Communications will be the official VRS and IP Relay provider for the 16th Winter Deaflympics, to be held in Salt Lake City, Feb. 1 - 10.>
Royal United Hospital Selects WinScribe Digital Dictation
LONDON, UK - The Royal United Hospital installed WinScribe Digital Dictation software.
Voxify Names Chief Executive Officer
ALAMEDA, Calif. John Gengarella joined Voxify as president and CEO.>
The Daily Camera Launches VoicePort
PITTSFORD, N.Y. - Daily Camera in Boulder, Colorado launched VoicePort's speech recognition application, CircPort.
DARPA Awards BBN Technologies $16 Million in Defense Funding
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - BBN Technologies was awarded $16 million in additional funding by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) in year two of the Global Autonomous Language Exploitation (GALE) program.>
Convergys to Open New Facilities in Kentucky and Texas
CINCINNATI - Convergys Corporation will open new facilities in Kentucky and Texas as part of a plan to increase capacity for its customer care business.
Roberto Pieraccini Appointed Chair of IEEE-SLTC
Roberto Pieraccini, chief technology officer, SpeechCycle was recently appointed chair of the IEEE-SLTC, the Speech and Language Technical Committee.
Thinkronize and PBS TeacherSource Offer 3,000 New Multimedia Resources Through netTrekker d.i.
CINCINNATI - Thinkronize and PBS TeacherSource have collaborated to add 3,000 new multimedia resources to netTrekker d.i.
Autonomy Introduces the Intelligent Contact Center
CAMBRIDGE, England and SAN FRANCISCO - Autonomy Corporation introduced the Intelligent Contact Center.>
bridgeSpeak Achieves Microsoft Automotive Retail Solutions Partner Status
MADISON HEIGHTS, Mich. - bridgeSpeak has been added to Microsoft's Automotive Retail Solutions program.
Accelerant Sales Group Launches Sales Training Division
MONTVILLE, N.J. - Accelerant Sales Group launched Accelerant Sales Training to provide sales training for companies across America.
Serotek Chooses Fonix DECtalk Text-to-Speech for New Microsoft Windows Vista-based Assistive Devices
SALT LAKE CITY - Fonix DECtalk text-to-speech software added to new Windows Vista-based applications from Serotek Corporation.
JVC Introduces Portable GPS Navigation Systems with SVOX Text-to-Speech Technology
ZURICH, Switzerland - JVC's new Plug & Ride GPS Navigation System KV-PX70 is a portable and fully-equipped navigation and mobile communication device.
Pulse and IntrinsiQ Sign a Strategic Agreement
WICHITA, Kan. and WALTHAM, Mass. - Pulse Systems and IntrinsiQ entered into a strategic partnership agreement.>
blinkx Partners with YouAreTV
SAN FRANCISCO - blinkx entered a content agreement with YouAreTV, a video distribution site.