Speech Technology eWeekly - April 16, 2007

Speech Technology News

Soliloquy Reading Assistant's UK Edition Wins Education Resources Award

Soliloquy Learning's Reading Assistant (UK Edition) was honored with an award in the Education Resources Category for Special Education at the ninth annual Education Resources Awards.

VoiceSignal Releases Next Generation of VSpeak

WOBURN, Mass. - VoiceSignal released VSpeak 1.1, an update to its embedded text-to speech-solution.

WagerPhone Hires New Chief Information Officer

TORONTO - WagerPhone hired Dino Angaritis as its new chief information officer to aid and implement its lottery platform installations.

MyGIG Infotainment System Harnesses Advanced QNX Software

OTTAWA - Chrysler's MyGIG Infotainment System is powered by the QNX Neutrino RTOS.

Microsoft Veteran Joins SpeechCycle Executive Team

SpeechCycle appointed Albert Kim as vice president of engineering.

TouchStar Makes Changes in Management Structure

TouchStar made changes in its management team, affecting three of its business units.

Convergys Board of Directors Elects Orr Chairman and Dougherty President and CEO

CINCINNATI - The Board of Directors of Convergys Corporation elected James F. Orr chairman of the board for a term ending December 31, 2007.

LiveVox Appoints Vice President of Engineering

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. - LiveVox appointed Sudhir Kulkarni as vice president of engineering.

Network Physics Selected for Membership in Avaya DeveloperConnection Program

Network Physics was selected by Avaya, a global provider of business communications applications, systems and services, for membership in the Avaya DeveloperConnection program.

Quintura Selects blinkx for Video Search

SAN FRANCISCO - Quintura, a visual discovery engine, will use blinkx to power video search on www.Quintura.com.

Draper Tools Selects VoiceLogistics from Voxware Supplies

Draper Tools selected Voxware's VoiceLogistics software for implementation at its main distribution center in Eastleigh, U.K.

Complete Women's Imagine Center Enhances Radiology Management Services with IRMS Solution from Meditab

South Nassau Communities Hospital's Complete Women's Imaging Center (CWIC), located in Oceanside, N.Y., has implemented Meditab's IRMS solution.

Premier Bathrooms Selects Automated Direct Response from Prairie Voice Services

Premier Bathrooms selected Prairie Voice Services for their automated Direct Response solution

Epson Selects Fonix Text-to-Speech Technology for New Semiconductor Chip

Seiko Epson selected Fonix Speech to put Fonix text-to-speech (TTS) technology on a new semiconductor chip that Epson manufactured and sold.

Fifth Third Bank Enhances ATM Functionality with Software from Phoenix Interactive Design

CINCINNATI - Fifth Third Bank selected Phoenix Interactive Design's VISTAatm as its ATM software solution.

DTN Introduces ProphetX 3.3

OMAHA, Neb. - DTN introduced DTN ProphetX 3.3, the newest version of its trading platform.

Audio Products Named Distributor in North America and Latin America by GMB Tech B.V. for eMIC Products

GMB Tech B.V. produces a line of Talking Email products that are produced under the eMic brand.