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Aachen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany, 2008/07/23 - The voice compass contains all relevant voice and speech providers, many different product tables, real-life scenarios and recommendations for deploying value-added services in companies - aixvox.com / aixvox.de.
The new voice compass is officially available from May 22. Prefaces by Microsoft and Intervoice open the international compendium for the voice market. Detlev Artelt created the second issue of this reference work by teaming up with top-voice experts Bruce Balentine, Judith Markowitz, Bill Meisel, and others.
The new voice compass starts with refreshing words of Gurdeep Singh Pall, Corporate Vice President of Unified Communications Group at Microsoft. He explains why speech goes mainstream. The second preface of Frank Sherlock, Senior Vice President and Managing Director at Intervoice International, delivers insight of the power and variety of abilities that speech applications really have.
The voice compass was developed with the goal of providing important information about this new and exciting market so that everyone can understand and make speech technology “touchable” and understood. More than 500 companies participated in the creation of the book and the voice compass is updated with the latest information and a lower price than the previous version to make it more available to everyone.
Numerous real-life scenarios give an insider’s view of speech applications and illustrate the topic in an easy-understandable, amusing and informative way. The 640 page work closes with an entertaining story about a fictional day of the author in a world of speech technology. Here the reader can imagine what is possible today and tomorrow and also gets exciting suggestions for the use of voice solutions.
About The Editor
Detlev Artelt is CEO of aixvox GmbH in Aachen, Germany and well-known author of numerous professional articles and market studies in the field of database-driven computer speech systems in connection with speech recognition and -synthesis. Detlev Artelt is also editor of the “voice compass”, an annual international publication about the market of speech automation. This compendium arranges all relevant providers in logical areas and helps the decision-maker to understand this technology, its use and the market. The voice compass gives valuable tips for the use of speech technology in business. Detlev Artelt leads the working group Unified Communications at the German “eco Verband”.
aixvox GmbH (aixvox.com / aixvox.de) is an international consulting and service company, based in Aachen, Germany.
The focus of aixvox is the optimization of the customer communication in the areas of telecommunications (speech applications), marketing, public relations and training. Building up new or existing telecommunication infrastructures, developing available systems, creating marketing strategies, carrying out image-supporting press work and coaching employees in the communication with customers. Purpose is to develop tailor-made solutions which correspond to the range of services of the enterprise and deliver a higher increase in value.