Speech Technology eWeekly - September 12, 2007


AP to Use Speech in News Production System

TVEyes, a provider of real-time search and monitoring systems for broadcasters, will work with The Associated Press to integrate its speech-to-text technology within AP's ENPS news production system.

The 2007 Star Performers

Over the last 12 months there have been several standout speech technology vendors that have contributed to the industry's growth. Theircontributions can come in many forms—a promising product or service launch, a heightened company-wide focus on speech technology through alliances or mergers and acquisitions, or exceptional execution of an existing product or service.

The Human Factor

The Characters You Meet in VUI Design

Working effectively with the other personas can lead to a smoother sales pitch and buy-in process.

Speech Technology News

Siemens Partners with INTECON to Provide UC to the Federal Government

Siemens Communications and INTECON entered into a strategic partnership that will enable both companies to better service customers in the public and private sectors.

Call Genie Signs Deal for Voice-Enabled Searches

Call Genie signed a deal with R.H. Donnelley, a major phone directory and online search company, to supply its EVD product and services for Donnelley's 1-800 voice-enabled local search system.

Comverse Launches Converged Communications in America

Comverse, a supplier of software and systems enabling network-based multimedia enhanced communication and billing services, this week announced the launch of MyCall Converged Communications for the American market.

Microsoft, Siemens VDO Team on Car Systems

Microsoft's in-car technology is getting a boost via a deal with Germany's Siemens VDO Automotive. The two firms will collaborate on a next-generation of on-board communication, navigation and entertainment systems

WinScribe Names New Marketing VP

WinScribe hired Brian Allan, a 20-year veteran in emerging technology markets, as its vice president of global marketing.

Nemesysco’s Voice Analysis Helps Detect Mental Stress

Psycholosoft, a research group affiliated with the Department of Psychology at Japan's Tsukuba University, determined that Nemesysco's Layered Voice Analysis (LVA) technology is a reliable and valid tool for detecting mental stress through speech.

NMS Technologies Now Rated Avaya-Compliant

NMS Communications yesterday announced that its Vision Media Gateway and SS7 Signaling Server are compliant with key IP telephony and contact center solutions from Avaya.