VoiceXML Forum Announces Public Launch of its VoiceXML 2.1 Platform Certification Program

Piscataway, New Jersey – May 26, 2010
Today, the VoiceXML Forum, a global industry organization focused on accelerating the adoption of VoiceXML, speech recognition and related technologies and standards, announced the public launch of its VoiceXML 2.1 Platform Certification Program. VoiceXML Forum members Nuance Communications, Loquendo (a Telecom Italia company), and Genesys (an Alcatel Lucent company) have undergone testing and successfully completed this certification program.

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VoiceXML Forum Celebrates its 10-year Anniversary by Announcing Addition of New Board Members and Strategic Partnership with Applied Voice Input/Output Society (AVIOS)

NEW YORK, NY. August 24, 2009 –Today at SpeechTEK, the VoiceXML Forum, a global industry organization focused on accelerating the adoption of VoiceXML, speech recognition and related technologies and standards, announced that Avaya and Convergys Corporation have joined as Sponsor Members of the VoiceXML Forum and have been named to its Board of Directors. Avaya and Convergys join other Sponsor Members Cisco, Genesys, Holly Connects, Loquendo, Nuance, Verizon and West Corporation on the Board of Directors in providing strategic direction and leadership to the Forum.  Continue reading VoiceXML Forum Celebrates its 10-year Anniversary by Announcing Addition of New Board Members and Strategic Partnership with Applied Voice Input/Output Society (AVIOS)

VoiceXML Forum Chairman Dr. Mark A. Randolph Named Speech Luminary by Speech Technology Magazine

PISCATAWAY, N.J., Aug. 27, 2007 — The VoiceXML Forum, a global industry organization chartered to promote and to accelerate the adoption of VoiceXML-based applications , today announced that its chairman, Dr. Mark A. Randolph, has received the Speech Luminary award from Speech Technology Magazine. Dr. Randolph was one of only four individuals to receive this prestigious award. The Speech Luminary award, part of Speech Technology Magazine’s 2007 Speech Industry Awards program, recognizes individuals for extraordinary efforts made to advance the causes of their respective organizations and to increase the awareness and acceptance of speech technologies. Dr. Randolph and the rest of the 2007 Speech Industry Awards recipients were recognized last week at the 13th Annual SpeechTEK Conference and Exposition in New York City. For more information about the VoiceXML Forum, please visit www.voicexml.org. Continue reading VoiceXML Forum Chairman Dr. Mark A. Randolph Named Speech Luminary by Speech Technology Magazine

VoiceXML Forum Publishes Runtime Data Logging Specification for Public Comment

NEW YORK, SPEECHTEK 2007, Aug. 20, 2007 — Today at the SpeechTEK 2007 Conference and Exhibition, the VoiceXML Forum announced the publication of the Session Log Annotation Markup Language (SLAML) specification. The new draft specification describes a methodology for collecting, storing and retrieving runtime data for speech-based services and will help make data-analysis and service-tuning tools platform-independent. The SLAML specification was developed by the VoiceXML Forum Tools Committee’s Data Logging Working Group and is available for download at www.voicexml.org/datalogging. The VoiceXML Forum is encouraging its members and the industry at large to review the specification documents and provide feedback. Comments may be e-mailed to DL voicexml.org. The comment period closes on Nov. 9.

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VoiceXML Forum Launches VoiceXML 2.1 Platform Certification Program

PISCATAWAY, N.J., Jun. 19, 2007 — Today, the VoiceXML Forum, a global industry organization chartered to promote and to accelerate the adoption of VoiceXML-based applications, announced major enhancements to its Platform Certification Program. A pilot program, open to VoiceXML Forum members who have previously certified their platforms, will begin in June and will include certification testing for VoiceXML 2.1, SISR 1.0 and key features of other languages in the W3C Speech Interface Framework. The announcement was made in support of today’s announcement by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) that VoiceXML 2.1 and SISR 1.0 have been published as Web standards. For more information about the VoiceXML Forum’s Platform Certification Program, visit www.voicexml.org/certification/platform.html. Continue reading VoiceXML Forum Launches VoiceXML 2.1 Platform Certification Program

VoiceXML Forum Launches the VoiceXML Solutions Directory

SAN FRANCISCO, SPEECHTEK WEST 2007, Feb. 21, 2007 — Today, at SpeechTEK West, the VoiceXML Forum, a global industry organization chartered to promote and to accelerate the adoption of VoiceXML-based applications, announced the availability of the VoiceXML Solutions Directory, a comprehensive directory of VoiceXML products and services. The VoiceXML Solutions Directory helps companies interested in deploying VoiceXML-based business solutions to find the products and services they need quickly and efficiently . The VoiceXML Solutions Directory is sponsored by the VoiceXML Forum and is now available at www.vxmldirectory.com. Continue reading VoiceXML Forum Launches the VoiceXML Solutions Directory

VoiceXML Forum Expands Board of Directors; Certifies 18 VoiceXML Platform Implementations

NEW YORK, SPEECHTEK 2006, Aug. 8, 2006 — Today at SpeechTEK, the VoiceXML Forum, a global industry organization chartered to promote and to accelerate the adoption of VoiceXML-based applications, announced that Genesys Telecommunications Laboratories, Inc., an Alcatel company, and Holly Connects have been named Sponsor Members of the VoiceXML Forum and have joined its Board of Directors. Genesys has become a Sponsor Member through its acquisition of VoiceGenie Technologies in April 2006. Holly Connects and Genesys join Sponsor Members AT&T, HP, IBM, Intel, Loquendo, Lucent, Motorola, Nuance, Oracle, Tellme, Verizon and West Corporation in providing strategic direction and leadership to the Forum. In addition, InfoNXX, Microsoft and Tecnomen have joined the Forum as Promoter Members. Continue reading VoiceXML Forum Expands Board of Directors; Certifies 18 VoiceXML Platform Implementations