Brooktrout Technology, Loquendo and Netcom Team up to Deliver Speech-Enabled Applications

11/1/2002 - Brooktrout Technology, a leading provider of innovative hardware and software platforms that enable applications for the New NetworkTM, Loquendo, the global leader in high-quality, high-performance multilingual speech technologies and Netcom, a key provider of telecom systems in Latin America announced that they have teamed up to provide speech based solutions.

Loquendo TTS text-to-speech software and Loquendo ASR automatic speech recognition software has been integrated by Netcom on Brooktrout’s TR1000TM media resource platform. Loquendo offers a comprehensive range of leading-edge multilingual speech technology products, which enable users to obtain information through reliable, easy-to-use speech-enabled services using any phone.

"Speech recognition technology is growing in popularity and Brooktrout is excited to pursue this market with two leading speech product companies," said Giovanni Punzo, Business Development Sales Manager, Latin America, for Brooktrout Technology. "Brooktrout continues its commitment to the speech market by actively pursuing technology partnerships that will allow us to provide reliable and interoperable communications products to our customers."

"Loquendo, Brooktrout and Netcom share the common goal of guaranteeing the flexibility and reliability required to deploy voice services of any complexity," said Silvano Giorcelli, CEO and Managing Director of Loquendo. "Using Loquendo's multilingual speech recognition and text-to-speech software, Brooktrout’s TR1000 and Netcom’s expertise in speech solutions, customers can build and deploy quality voice services in much less time than expected."

"Partnering with two industry leaders like Brooktrout and Loquendo allows us to provide the carrier grade, dependable solutions that will create the new voice-driven information gateways for our corporate customers," said Ranieri Mestroni, President and CEO of Netcom. "As the speech market continues to gain momentum, we plan to be at the forefront with our advanced voice portal platforms."

About Netcom
Netcom provides telephone information systems based on state-of-the-art speech recognition technology. By designing, implementing, and delivering carrier grade, dependable solutions, Netcom products power the telecom networks creating a new information gateway for customers with next generation technology. Netcom’s flagship voice platform, ParlantaTM, provides a powerful suite of technology solutions from voice-activated dialing, voice-activated e-mail, and virtual assistant to flight information, voice commerce and personal information management.

About Loquendo
With over 30 years R&D expertise, Loquendo is at the forefront of the global speech technologies market, providing all the necessary elements to create the ultimate speech experience. Loquendo's high-quality, high performance technologies (Loquendo TTS, Loquendo Embedded TTS, Loquendo ASR, Loquendo Speaker Verifier) and platforms guarantee the best solutions in U.S. and U.K. English, Italian, Spanish, German, French, Greek, Swedish, Brazilian Portuguese, Mexican, Argentine, Chilean, Catalan - in many male and female voices, with more coming soon. Headquartered in Turin - Italy, Loquendo technologies power over 2.000.000 calls every day in the telecommunications and enterprise markets.

About Brooktrout Technology
Brooktrout Technology delivers innovative hardware and software platforms that enable the development of New NetworkTM applications, systems and services in targeted market segments, including voice over packet gateways and switches, enhanced services platforms, wireless infrastructure, unified communications, and contact centers. The company’s strategy is to collaborate with its partners to help them increase existing business, expand into new markets and accelerate the delivery of new applications and services. Brooktrout Technology is a subsidiary of Brooktrout, Inc. (NASDAQ: BRKT).

The New Network and TR1000 are trademarks of Brooktrout, Inc. Loquendo and all Loquendo logos are trademarks registered by Loquendo.

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