Speech Technology eWeekly - April 24, 2007

Speech Technology News

IP Unity Glenayre Names Oscar Rodriguez CEO

IP Unity Glenayre appointed veteran communications executive Oscar Rodriguez as CEO.

Gannett Chooses VoicePort

PITTSFORD, N.Y. - Gannett selected VoicePort's CircPort to be installed at its newest call center, serving 27 of its daily newspapers.

Dialogic Receives 2007 Frost & Sullivan Market Leadership Award

Dialogic received the 2007 Frost & Sullivan Market Leadership Award.

Paraxip Technologies to Provide Network Connectivity for First Data's 2Way-Connect Service

Paraxip Technologies and First Data Voice Services have partnered in the deployment of the Paraxip Gateway product to enable network connectivity for First Data's next-generation voice notification services platform.

CallMiner and SPSS Align

CallMiner and SPSS joined forces.

Rosemont Elementary Uses Speech Recognition Technology to Improve Reading Fluency

Rosemont Elementary is using the Soliloquy Reading Assistant, an interactive, speech-enabled educational software program.

Avaya Delivers Customer Interaction Express

Avaya released Avaya Customer Interaction Express, a contact center software suite built for midsize businesses.

Tremco Purchases Speech-Enabled Software Solution to Aid Field Service Technicians

Tremco selected Datria, a supplier of configurable packaged speech-enabled mobility solutions for field service and asset management.

WinScribe Partners with Interwoven

WinScribe entered an integration partnership with Interwoven, a global provider of content management solutions.

U.S. Army and Marine Corps Employ Alelo Tactical Pashto Language and Culture Course

Alelo released the Tactical Pashto Language & Culture Training System to the U.S. Army and Marine Corps.

Product Support Solutions Media Gateway Solution Rated Avaya Compliant

Product Support Solutions' FlexxGate Media Gateway is compliant with key Contact Center solutions from Avaya.

Wagerphone and Transfer Online Initiate Relationship

Wager Phone is working closely with Transfer Online of Portland, Ore., to initiate a program for shareholders.

Voxify and EDS Sign Customer Self-Services Agreement

EDS signed a customer self-services (CSS) agreement with Voxify to support the company's hosted speech applications.

Leap's Cricket Service Introduces Samsung Handset

Samsung Telecommunications America and Leap Wireless International released the Siren (SCH-a870), Samsung's debut handset to Cricket customers.

Accela Communications Produces On-Demand Rich Media FocalPoint Site for AVST

Accela Communications released a multimedia content destination site created for Applied Voice & Speech Technologies.

University of Maryland Baltimore Replaces Octel System with CallXpress Unified Communications

The University of Maryland Baltimore chose Applied Voice & Speech Technologies' CallXpress to replace an aging Octel voicemail system.

CoolSoft Releases CoolInfo 1.10 Voice Recognition Software

CoolSoft released CoolInfo 1.10 Voice Recognition, a free download that now makes speech recognition available to everyone using Windows 2000 or Windows XP.

NextUp Text-to-Speech Helps Firefighter Study for Law Enforcement Test

Fire Marshal John Holohan, 43, chose TextAloud, a text-to-speech software from NextUp, to help maximize his long commutes for study.

ClickFox Continues to Expand in the APAC Region

ClickFox signed a business partner agreement with FDS Networks Group.