Speech Technology eWeekly - March 20, 2007

Speech Technology News

CallMiner Unveils CallMiner Eureka!

FORT MYERS, Fla. - CallMiner released CallMiner Eureka!, a speech analytics solution that analyzes and reports on the content, context, purpose, and outcome of recorded conversations.

Wizzard Closes Acquisition of Libsyn

PITTSBURGH - Wizzard Software (OTCBB:WIZD) closed its acquisition of Webmayhem, the parent company of Liberated Syndication (Libsyn).

Convergys to Open New Facilities in North Carolina and Kansas

CINCINNATI - Convergys Corporation will open new facilities in North Carolina and Kansas as part of its continuing plan to increase capacity for its Customer Care business.

Free & Clear Selects Envision

SEATTLE - Free & Clear, a tobacco treatment provider, selected the Envision Performance Suite from Envision Telephony.

Aspect Software Names Ocular Technologies as New Channel Partner in South Africa

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — Ocular Technologies is Aspect Software's newest channel partner in South Africa.

Commetrex Introduces BladeWare(VXML) Open-Source VoiceXML Product Suite

Commetrex released BladeWare(VXML) Interpreter, the initial product release in the BladeWare(VXML) product suite, and the latest addition to the BladeWare product family.

Cbeyond Extends Deployment of the IP Unity Glenayre Mereon Platform

MILPITAS, Calif. - Cbeyond, a managed services provider to small businesses, extended its deployment of the IP Unity Glenayre Mereon 6000 Media Server to integrate its mobile and landline voicemail.

Island Source Selects Parus Interactive to Provide Communications

BANNOCKBURN, Ill. - Island Source contracted with Parus Interactive to provide its independent business owners with a communications system.

Kirusa Granted Voice SMS Patent

NEW PROVIDENCE, N.J. - Kirusa has been granted a patent on its Voice SMS technology (patent number 7,184,786) by the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

Grundig Business Systems Establishes Sales Office in Chicago

BAYREUTH, Germany - Grundig Business Systems GmbH established a sales
office in Chicago, Ill.

Noah Education Technology Embedded Fonix Speech Technology in New Electronic Dictionaries

SALT LAKE CITY - Noah Educational Technology, a provider of educational electronic devices and software in China, deployed Fonix Speech's Fonix text-to-speech (TTS) technology on a new electronic dictionary.

Ontario Systems Uses NMS Communications' Vision VoiceXML Server

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Ontario Systems is using NMS Communications' Vision VoiceXML server to provide features in its Verified Contacts right-party contact system.

Aculab Launches ApplianX

MILTON KEYNES, UK - Aculab launched ApplianX, a range of products designed for network infrastructure roles in the converged networks of enterprises and service providers.

Galanz and Digiweigh Products Powered by Sensory Chip

CHICAGO - Galanz and Digiweigh have new product lines featuring voice recognition provided by Sensory, a supplier of embedded speech technology for consumer electronics.

Syntellect Opens Additional Data Center

PHOENIX - Syntellect's new Phoenix Data Center is fully operational.

GotVoice Debuts Voice Messaging Service

KIRKLAND, Wash. - GotVoice, a voice messaging company, launched its free voice messaging service, enabling consumers to manage their mobile, home, and work voice messages from a single location online.

NAVIGON Launches Its Own Consumer Brand Navigation Products

CHICAGO - NAVIGON launched its first NAVIGON brand consumer devices.

IP Unity Glenayre and Metaphor Solutions Partner on Speech-based IVR

SAN JOSE, Calif. - IP Unity Glenayre and Metaphor Solutions entered a partnership and released the Plug & Play IVR (Integrated Voice Response) application suite for the IPUnity Glenayre Media Server, that lets customers self-configure, deploy, manage, and report on speech-based IVR customer service solutions.

Rosetta Stone Signs Direct Response Contract with Convergys

CINCINNATI - Convergys Corporation signed a direct response contract with Rosetta Stone, the publisher of Rosetta Stone language-learning software.

Wayfinder Partners with Code Factory

STOCKHOLM, Sweden - Wayfinder partnered with Code Factory, an international company specializing in accessibility products.

Intervoice Certifies NMS Communications' Open Access IP Media Processing Products with Its EVIP Product Line

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Intervoice will incorporate NMS's Open Access communications products into its Intervoice EVIP platform.

Verscom Deploys Cantata's IMG 1010 VoIP Media Gateway

NEEDHAM, Mass. - Verscom, a major public network developer and integrator, has deployed Cantata Technology's IMG 1010 Integrated Media and Signaling VoIP Gateway in its global network.