Speech Technology eWeekly - May 08, 2007

Speech Technology News

Digium Names David Deaton Vice President of Engineering

Digium appointed telecom industry veteran David Deaton as vice president of engineering.

Challinors Selects SRC WinScribe Dictation System

U.K.-based law firm Challinors will be supplied with a digital dictation solution based upon WinScribe technology by SRC.

Village Roadshow Selects VoiceWeb SA to Launch Envox-Based IVR Solution

Village Roadshow is working with VoiceWeb to develop a speech-enabled interactive voice response (IVR) movie information and ticket service.

Chant Expands Speech Options

Chant released SpeechKit 5, a new version of its component software that enables software programs and web pages to speak and respond to voice.

AT&T Unified Messaging Now Available to Mid-Sized Businesses

AT&T released its AT&T Unified Messaging product suite for medium businesses with up to 100 access lines.

UTOPY and VPI Enter Strategic Partnership

SAN FRANCISCO and CAMARILLO, Calif. - UTOPY entered a mutual reseller agreement with VPI.

Mercedes-Benz Selects Nuance to Power Voice-Activated Features

The 2007 Mercedes-Benz C-Class leverages Nuance speech solutions to provide drivers with new levels of safety and convenience when using the car's audio, navigation, and communication systems.

Vocal Laboratories Expands Professional Services

Vocal Laboratories expanded its range of professional services offered to its clients.