Speech Technology eWeekly - September 05, 2007


Campuses Implement Speech Systems to Improve Safety

Send Word Now, a provider of on-demand alerting and response services, has been working with dozens of educational institutions across the nation to increase campus safety in time for classes to start this week.

The 2007 Speech Luminaries

Selecting this year's winners for the Speech Luminaries awards was no easy task. We received nominations for candidates in the areas of research and development, speech science, systems engineering, system implementation, and corporate and organizational leadership. All of these individuals have had a hand in advancing the causes of their respective companies and the industry as a whole, and worked tirelessly to increase awareness and acceptance of speech technologies during the past 12 months.

Speech Technology News

SpinVox Voice Message Conversion System Powers Truemors.Com

SpinVox's voice-to-text conversion system is now supporting Truemors.com, the news and social networking site that allows people to post time-sensitive rumors, news and sightings.

MicroAutomation Releases Healthcare Analytics Solution

MicroAutomation developed and implemented a Healthcare Analytics solution to help major healthcare providers monitor the efficiency of their call centers.

Nuance and ClickFox Expand on Analytics Solution

Nuance Communications and ClickFox today announced a series of new customers for Nuance Consumer Insight, powered by ClickFox.

ZANTAZ Introduces Consolidated Archive of All Information Sources, Including Voice

Zantaz yesterday unveiled plans to power its Digital Safe archiving software with Autonomy's advanced Intelligent Data Operating Layer (IDOL) and IDOL Speech technologies to provide a full spectrum of proactive information management capabilities.

AT&T To Eliminate Prerecorded Time

As of Sept. 19, California residents will no longer be able to make a phone call to hear the correct time. AT&T is reportedly canceling the service.

Wisconsin Law Firm Implements BigHand Digital Dictation Software

One of Wisconsin's leading law firms, Whyte Hirschboeck Dudek, has joined the growing number of law firms across the country to have recently implemented the BigHand Digital Dictation system.

Nexidia Offers Accelerated Speech Analytics

Nexidia today announced the availability of the Nexidia QuickStart Solution suite.