), a provider of speech recognition and text-to-speech technologies, has announced its MRCP Server has won a 2008 IP Contact Center Technology Pioneer Award from TMC's (News
) Customer Interaction Solutions magazine.
The Loquendo MRCP Server is designed to help with deploying speech technologies in large-scale telephony applications. Using the server solution, system integrators can easily and cost effectively add high quality, multilingual ASR and/or TTS to their IVR service. This is especially ideal for contact centers and message reading services.
To make it easy for clients to utilize speech technologies, Loquendo MRCP Server supports all major standards and employs a flexible client-server architecture.
According to Loquendo the MRCP Server is interoperable with a number of IVR Vendors' products including those from Avaya (News
), Cisco, Genesys, Interactive Intelligence, Envox, Siemens, Aculab, NMS, Voxpilot, App-line, Aizan, and others.
Davide Franco (News
), Loquendo CEO said, "TMC's award confirms Loquendo's positioning as a leading innovator in the IVR sector. The Loquendo MRCP Server's support for all major standards and platforms future-proofs customer investments, while its client-server architecture avoids any impact on customer's equipment."
"Customer Interaction Solutions has been covering the call center since 1982 and recognizes the importance of acknowledging achievers in the advancement of call center technology. I am proud to recognize those companies who proved to our team of editors that they brought groundbreaking technologies to the market. Only the very best in IP contact center solutions are honored," said Nadji Tehrani, Executive Group Publisher and Editor-in-Chief of Customer Interaction Solutions.
Loquendo recently announced
the release of the latest version of Loquendo MRCP Server. MRCP Server series 7 includes significant enhancements and makes it possible for systems operators to do things like "automatically configure all Loquendo MRCP Server parameters in order to interoperate with various platforms, stopping and restarting the MRCP server automatically."