Speech Technology eWeekly - April 09, 2008


TTS, STT Go Virtual in New Prototype

SR Virtual, a Los Angeles-based provider of voice recognition-based technologies for mobile handsets and the Internet, announced today the prototype for SendChat, a downloadable text messaging and Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) call application that uses proprietary speech-to-text and text-to-speech technology.

Visual Voicemail Gets Personal

Voicemail services provider YouMail is adding a free speech-to-text feature to its services.

Getting the Devil out of the Details

Tuning cycles smooth out the final kinks in an IVR.

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Nuance to Acquire eScription

Company hopes to streamline clinical documentation process to save the healthcare industry $1 billion by 2011.

Microsoft and Nuance Get Muted By Gartner Magic Quadrant for IVR

The two vendors are removed from contention in the research firm's latest assessment of the interactive voice response marketplace.

Nuance Enters Voicemail Market

Nuance Communications yesterday released Voicemail to Text, its own version of a speech-to-text service that transcribes voicemail into readable messages.


Air Cover in the Trenches

User research is our best defense in the design war