Discovering this article “The next big thing in mobile is… voice?” from Micheal Lambert, we learn why voice is the real challenge for mobiles phone services today. We have take some elements as summary but the complete article is really good to read. Today, texting and mobile applications have surpassed voice in popularity, arguably because of their dynamic and flexible nature. Sending photos to friends in real-time is a snap, as is using SMS to update our Twitter status. […] This burgeoning app market has a limited lifespan, though. Size and device constraints will eventually throw up roadblocks to mobile innovation – meaning it might be time to reevaluate our reliance on keyboards and touch screens.[…] Voice has primarily sat apart from mobile applications on handsets, being mostly limited to basic phone functionality. Voice calls and the way we use […]
According to opusresearch; Phone-based self-service has taken on new meaning as phones morph into multi-functional wireless devices and contact center functions are distributed throughout the globe. Conversational Access Technologies now involve asynchronous interaction among individuals using Web services over the phone lines. Adding the human touch to traditionally automated self-service activities gives companies the option to leverage existing staff and IT infrastructure or outsource operations to managed or hosted service providers. By Dan Miller This very interesting report includes a PDF summary to download. Source: Foundations 2009: Voice Self-Service Meets Web 2.0
Valladolid, Spain 2009 The City hall of Avila will present at the Admira Congress its Voice Portal project, an innovative, effective phone self-service directed to improve the citizen care using best of bread voice communications interfaces and through Internet developed by AMBISER with the VXI* VoiceXML browser technology of I6NET. Admira Congress, will show last Products and Services for the Innovation and Modernization of the Public administrations, and will take place from May 28 until May 30 in the Fair of Valladolid (Spain). Link: http://www.ambiser.es/noticias/news/news_0001.html_1100912743.html
Wednesday, May 6, 2009. Today the Applied Voice Input/Output Society (AVIOS) announced their fourth annual student speech application contest sponsored by AT&T, Cepstral, I6Net, Loquendo, Microsoft, and Voxeo. Applications must involve speech input and/or output, but may be pure speech or multimodal. Cash and/or equipment prizes valued at over $1000 will be awarded to teams of student programmers who design and create applications judged to be robust, useful, creative, innovative, and user friendly. The contest encourages students to develop applications using speech technologies such as automatic speech recognition and text to speech synthesis and to combine them with other modalities. This year, students may use any of a variety of platforms including AT&T Speech Mashups, Cepstral VoiceForge TTS service, CMU’s RavenClaw/Olympus, Google Android, I6NET VXI* VoiceXML browser, Loquendo VoxNauta Platform, Lumenvox Speech Platform, Opera, Voxeo Prophecy, and Voxeo Tropo. Students anywhere in the world can submit their creative and innovative applications to be judged by […]
Spain, France – December 8th 2008. Today, we want to talk about MyVocal.com – a personalized mobile service for commuters. MyVocal allows immediate listening to any spoken word audio content (podcasts, travel guides, audio-books, user-generated content, any text converted into speech, etc.) by simply dialing the local phone number. MyVocal is featured with mobile and web portals helping in finding the content, managing playlist and favorites, adding new content to the library, sharing content with friends on Facebook and Twitter, etc. By definition, MyVocal service works on any phone – audio is played on the voice portal powered by I6NET VoiceXML browser, so it works even on a fixed-line phone or VOIP provider (like Skype). All audio episodes on MyVocal are tagged with unique numeric IDs – users fetch these audio-articles by typing their DTMF codes. When user explores content […]
The newest VXI* VoiceXML browser 3.1 beta ref. 2008-05-15 is now released! This release is now for preproduction platforms and testing systems. You can download this newest package inside our website for registered users. Thank you for your support!