Speech Technology eWeekly - April 10, 2007

Speech Technology News

MTC Namibia Selects NMS Communications' RAN Backhaul Optimization Solution

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. — MTC Namibia will deploy NMS's AccessGate RAN backhaul optimization solution.

Fluency Voice Technology Appoints Director of Alliances

BOSTON, Mass. - Fluency Voice Technology appointed Mark Bush to director of alliances.

Wizzard Software's WizzTones Product Selected for the Skype Extras Gallery

Wizzard Software's WizzTones, a software application for Skype, will be highlighted in the latest version of the Skype software

VoiceSignal Releases VSuite 3.1

WOBURN, Mass. - VoiceSignal released VSuite 3.1, an upgrade to the company's VSuite speech platform for mobile phones.

Steve Chirokas Joins SpeechCycle as Vice President of Marketing

NEW YORK - SpeechCycle appointed Steve Chirokas as vice president of marketing.

NIH Awards $850,000 SBIR Fast-Track Grant to Fluential

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) awarded an $850,000 Fast-Track Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant to Fluential.

Aspect Software Augments SIP Offerings with Functionality from BandTel

CHELMSFORD, Mass. — Aspect Software partners with BandTel for interoperability of its portfolio of contact center products with BandTel's SIP Trunking solution.

U.S. Marine Corps Places Order for Additional ATC Tower Simulators from Adacel

Adacel received an additional order in excess of $1 million to supply its MaxSim air traffic control Tower Simulator Systems to the U.S. Marine Corps.

Cantata Technology Appoints New CEO

Cantata Technology appointed Timothy Murray as its CEO.

LookSmart Selects blinkx.com

SAN FRANCISCO - LookSmart signed a strategic agreement with blinkx.com to power video search results on LookSmart's largest consumer site, findarticles.com.

FAA To Install Adacel ATC Tower Simulator at Sky Harbor Airport

Adacel will deliver an additional MaxSim air traffic control Tower Simulator System to the Federal Aviation Administration.

Plum Voice Platform Awarded VoiceXML 2.0 Certification

Plum Voice's VoiceXML platform has been certified by the VoiceXML Forum as compliant with the VoiceXML 2.0 specification.

Nuance Communications and CTG Partner

BURLINGTON, Mass. & BUFFALO, N.Y. - CTG has selected Nuance speech technology to power Vulcan Voice, its new speech-enabled solution for the warehousing and logistics industry.

Bloomfield Municipal Building Deploys Auto Speech Attendant from SpeechSwitch & Empire Technologies

The town of Bloomfield, N.J., installed the SpeechSwitch Speech-Enabled Auto Attendant at its municipal building.