Speech Technology eWeekly - February 21, 2007

Speech Technology News

Frost & Sullivan: DA Market Tops $881 Million

New analysis from Frost & Sullivan, North American Wholesale Directory Assistance Services Market, reveals that revenues in this market totaled $881.4 million in 2006 and is likely to keep increasing incrementally for the next few years.

The Jerusalem Post Launches iPost Powered By Odiogo

BARCELONA, Spain - The Jerusalem Post and Odiogo launched a new podcast service which allows end users to listen to the various information streams of The Jerusalem Post's online edition directly on their iPods, MP3 players, PDAs, phones, or laptop computers.>

24-7 INtouch Partners with Aspect Software

TORONTO, Ontario - 24-7 INtouch partnered with Aspect Software.

Holly Connects and Vicorp Partner

SYDNEY, Australia and LONDON, UK - Holly Connects will bundle the Holly Voice Platform with Vicorp's xMP service creation software to deliver a solution designed for the deployment of multiple voice self-service applications.>

Aculab Enhances Prosody X

Aculab enhanced Prosody X, its IP media processing platform, with new functionality.

Voxeo Adds Graphical Design Tool to Prophecy Voice Platform

ORLANDO, Fla. - Voxeo Corporation released Prophecy Designer, an enhancement to its freely downloadable Prophecy Voice Platform for on-premise IVR system deployments.

GoUAskMe Launches Location-based Information Services

GoUAskMe provides location-based information to consumers over the phone.>

Nuance and TeleCommunication Systems Launch Speech-Enabled Navigation Service for Mobile Phones

BARCELONA, Spain - Nuance Communications and TeleCommunication Systems developed a speech-enabled mobile navigation system for mobile phones.>

Datria Releases Ticket Management 4.0

- Datria, a supplier of packaged, speech-enabled mobility applications for field service and asset management, released Ticket Management 4.0, which increases the number of configurable business processes by 70 percent.>

Pika's Telephony Boards Cerified Interoperable with Loquendo's Technologies

Loquendo and PIKA Technologies certified interoperability of Loquendo Speech Technologies and PIKA 's Digital T1/E1 PrimeNet MM boards, via Paraxip PSTN-to-SIP Gateway software.

VoiceXML Forum Launches the VoiceXML Solutions Directory

At SpeechTEK West, the VoiceXML Forum launched the VoiceXML Solutions Directory, a directory of VoiceXML products and services.