Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.
Microsot Speech Server to offer speech-enabled unified messaging
Posted on 2-Aug-2005 22:27. | Tags Filed under: News.

Microsoft has announced that it is expanding its speech technology efforts beyond the call center and interactive voice response markets into the broader enterprise unified messaging market by integrating speech technologies into a future release of Microsoft Exchange Server.

"We're very excited about this partnership with Exchange and believe that offering speech-enabled unified messaging capabilities to the millions of Exchange users will go a long way to help achieve the goal of driving speech mainstream," Bray said.

Launched in May 2005, Microsoft Speech Server (MSS) 2004 R2 is built on .NET technologies and is the first product in its class to allow companies to deploy telephony-only DTMF (dual-tone multifrequency, or touch-tone keypad) applications, speech-enabled telephony applications, and multimodal (mixed speech and visual) applications. MSS 2004 R2 also provides enterprise customers with language support for U.S. Spanish and Canadian French at no additional cost and provides the option of an all-in-one server configuration, which gives those customers greater flexibility when choosing a deployment option.

Part of the Windows Server System, MSS is a Web-based, speech-enabled interactive voice response and multimodal application solutions platform. As a Speech Application Language Tags (SALT)-based solution, Speech Server follows the Web application deployment model, using an ASP.NET-based Web server as the application server.

The two main components of the MSS platform are the Telephony Application Services (TAS) and Speech Engine Services (SES), which include Automatic Speech Recognition (ASR), Text-to-Speech (TTS) and prompt manager.

comments powered by Disqus

Trending now »

Hot discussions in our forums right now:

Rise of the machines
Created by Rikkitic, last reply by MikeB4 on 24-Oct-2016 20:07 (37 replies)
Pages... 2 3

Sony XZ Owners discussion
Created by networkn, last reply by scottjpalmer on 25-Oct-2016 01:23 (109 replies)
Pages... 6 7 8

Labour weekend plans?
Created by DarthKermit, last reply by joker97 on 22-Oct-2016 09:51 (27 replies)
Pages... 2

Gigabit cable now available
Created by sub, last reply by SteveC on 24-Oct-2016 22:51 (61 replies)
Pages... 3 4 5

Windows 10: HDMI or DP to connect to 4K monitor?
Created by joker97, last reply by joker97 on 23-Oct-2016 19:04 (12 replies)

How to Repel Cats
Created by JimmyH, last reply by hio77 on 24-Oct-2016 21:44 (11 replies)

Kiwibank Platinum by fees not by service?
Created by joker97, last reply by openmedia on 22-Oct-2016 11:23 (22 replies)
Pages... 2

Are the Fritzbox Actually Any Good?
Created by Kopkiwi, last reply by sidefx on 23-Oct-2016 10:20 (10 replies)