Speech Technology eWeekly - April 03, 2007

Speech Technology News

President of Guatemala Obtains the Donation of a TouchStar Contact Center System

DENVER, Colo. - TouchStar entered a relationship with the country of Guatemala

Rogers Wireless Selects Nuance Voice Control

ORLANDO, Fla. - Rogers Wireless will offer Nuance Voice Control to its millions of subscribers on select devices.

Apptera Appoints Randy Haldeman to Chief Marketing Officer

SAN BRUNO, Calif. - Apptera promoted Randy Haldeman to chief marketing officer. 

Aldes Selects Manhattan Associates

Manhattan Associates' solutions will be integrated with the core ERP transaction modules of Aldes' existing enterprise system partner SAP, as well as be interfaced with voice recognition technology from Vocollect.

Envox CT Connect 7 Achieves Avaya Compliance

WESTBOROUGH, Mass. — Envox Worldwide's Envox CT Connect 7, its standards-based computer telephony integration (CTI) software, has been compliance-tested by Avaya for compatibility with the company's Internet Protocol (IP) telephony and contact center solutions.

Aspect Software Appoints Country Manager for Greater China

BEIJING, China — Aspect Software, a company focused on the contact center, appointed Sean Liu as the country manager for greater China.

MagneticTime Releases iAudioize for the Mac

LIMERICK, Ireland & NEW YORK - MagneticTime released iAudioize for the Mac worldwide.

Nuance Closes Acquisition of Focus Infomatics

BURLINGTON, Mass. - Nuance Communications closed its acquisition of Focus Infomatics, Inc.

CallWave Introduces Vtxt

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. & ORLANDO, Fla. - CallWave released Vtxt, a service that transforms mobile voicemail into readable, searchable, and storable content.

Research In Motion Embeds VoiceSignal Speech Recognition on BlackBerry

Research In Motion (RIM) embedded a speech solution from VoiceSignal in its new BlackBerry 8800 smartphone.

WinScribe Releases WinScribe v3.7 Digital Dictation

CHICAGO, Ill. - WinScribe released WinScribe version 3.7 with enhancements aimed at improving enterprise-wide workflow management.

Auris Technology Deploys Cantata Technology's IMG 1010

ORLANDO — Auris Technology deployed the IMG 1010 Integrated Media and Signaling VoIP Gateway in its worldwide network.

Canadian Service Provider SaskTel Selects Openet and ENABIL Solutions

DUBLIN, Ireland - SaskTel, a provincial Crown Corporation and a full service communications company in Saskatchewan, entered an agreement with Openet and ENABIL Solutions.

DynaVox Chooses Wizzard Software to Provide TTS for Assistive Products

DynaVox Technologies selected Wizzard Software to provide the desktop version of the AT&T Natural Voices text-to-speech (TTS) software to enhance the speech capabilities of its DynaVox V and Vmax speech-generating devices.

Honolulu Star-Bulletin Selects VoicePort

PITTSFORD, N.Y. - Honolulu Star-Bulletin, a Black Press Ltd. newspaper, has live traffic on VoicePort's voice-driven self-service hosted circulation Integrated Voice Response (IVR) application, CircPort OnDemand.

VPI and SER Enter Partnership

CAMARILLO, Calif. - VPI (Voice Print International) and SER entered into a strategic partnership.

Audi and Fraunhofer IIS Select SVOX to Power In-Car Digital Radio News Service

ZURICH, Switzerland - SVOX teamed with Audi and the Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits IIS to develop a transmission chain of live in-car reception of NewsService Journaline service over Digital Radio DAB (Digital Audio Broadcasting).


Esnatech and Iwatsu Voice Networks Introduce Unified Communications

RICHMOND HILL, Ontario Canada and IRVING, Texas - Esna Technologies and Iwatsu Voice Networks (IVN) have merged Esna's Telephony office-LinX Unified communications solution with the ECS IP telephony Platform from Iwatsu.

Intervoice and RSA Work Together

DALLAS - Intervoice and RSA, The Security Division of EMC, signed an agreement to integrate Intervoice Voice Portal with RSA Adaptive Authentication for Phone. 

Edentify and NJIT Launch Second Phase of Research Partnership

BETHLEHEM, Pa. & NEWARK, N.J. - Edentify is embarking on the second phase of its identity fraud research partnership with the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT).

Cistera Releases Version 1.7 for Land Mobile Radio Interoperability

LAS VEGAS, Nev. - Cistera Networks released Version 1.7 of LMRConnect, Cistera's Land Mobile Radio (LMR) to IP Telephony integration engine.

MobileComm U.S.A. and Verizon Wireless Debut the LG VX9400

ORLANDO, Fla., BASKING RIDGE, N.J. and SAN DIEGO - LG MobileComm U.S.A. and Verizon Wireless released the LG VX9400.