The Apache Software Foundation is an open source community. The VoiceXML-based Reusable Dialog Components have been contributed to the Apache Jakarta project.
Applied Voice Input-Output Society (AVIOS) is a professional organization dedicated to advanced speech technologies.
The Eclipse Foundation develops and promotes the open source Eclipse tool integration platform, including VoiceXML plug-ins.
The European Computer Manufacturer’s Association (ECMA) produces computer standards, including ECMAScript that is used in VoiceXML.
The European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI) develops telecoms standards, including the Aurora Distributed Speech Recognition standard.
The IEEE is the world’s leading professional association for the advancement of technology.
The Internet Engineering Task Force standardizes Internet protocols and interfaces. Groups of significant interest to the VoiceXML community include:
The Open Mobile Alliance produces mobile telecoms standards.
The SIP Forum is an industry association promoting Session Initiation Protocol.
The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) produces Web standards, including markup languages such as VoiceXML. Working Groups of interest include:
- Voice Browser Working Group
- Multimodal Interaction Working Group
- Device Independence Working Group
- Web Accessibility Inititative Working Group