Digium and Incendonet Extend Asterisk with Speech Recognition Solutions

Updated: January 07, 2011

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. & ENCINITAS, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Digium®, Inc., the Asterisk® Company, and Incendonet, Inc., a leading provider of speech recognition solutions for the enterprise, today announced that companies using Asterisk for their IP-PBX communications needs can now add speech recognition-based solutions in a plug and play manner to improve customer service, reduce operating costs and increase mobile worker productivity with Incendonet’s SpeechBridge®.

Digium is the creator, sponsor and driving force behind Asterisk, the most widely used open source telephony software. The company’s product lines include a wide range of software and hardware that enable businesses to implement turnkey unified communications solutions or to design their own Voice over IP (VoIP) systems. Software developers, resellers and telecom professionals choose Digium’s products because only Digium delivers the technical superiority, security and flexibility associated with Asterisk.

Incendonet empowers organizations to add advanced speech capabilities as a seamless enhancement to their IP-PBX and other IT network investments at a price point never before possible for enterprise speech recognition technology. SpeechBridge is the perfect complement to core enterprise applications, and with its integrated speech-attendant, email and calendaring applications customers will begin realizing a return on their investment from day one. With an emphasis on ease of deployment, self-configuring technology allows for SpeechBridge to be provisioned and deployed in under an hour. Now all the benefits of automated speech recognition technology are no longer reserved for large enterprises and call centers.

“We are excited to make SpeechBridge available as a plug and play enhancement to the millions of servers running Asterisk,” said Tim Kruse, VP of sales and business development at Incendonet. “We look forward to working with Digium to extend the capabilities of their customers’ Asterisk deployments with our turnkey speech recognition solutions.”

Bill Miller, vice president of product management at Digium, said: “Incendonet’s SpeechBridge is a SIP-based, enterprise-grade, complete speech solution that we believe will be of substantial interest to businesses using Asterisk. It’s fast to deploy, easy to use and gives cost-effective Asterisk deployments the feel of much more expensive systems.”

About Incendonet, Inc.

Headquartered in Encinitas, California, Incendonet, Inc. is a software development company bringing speech recognition solutions to enterprises of all sizes. With the SpeechBridge® family of products, enterprise speech has never been as easy or cost effective to implement. SpeechBridge appliances are available directly from Incendonet and through select VARs and IP-PBX OEM partners. For more information about SpeechBridge and how automated speech recognition solutions can benefit your organization, please visit www.incendonet.com or call (760) 944-7698 and say “sales.”

About Digium

Digium®, Inc., the Asterisk® Company, created, owns and is the innovative force behind Asterisk, the most widely used open source telephony software. Since its founding in 1999, Digium has become the open source alternative to proprietary communication providers, with offerings that cost as much as 80 percent less. Digium offers Asterisk software free to the open source community and offers Asterisk Business Edition and Switchvox IP PBX software to power a broad family of products for small, medium and large businesses. The company’s product line includes a wide range of hardware and software to enable resellers and customers to implement turnkey VoIP systems or to design their own custom telephony solutions. More information is available at http://www.digium.com.

The Digium logo, Digium, Asterisk, Switchvox, Asterisk Business Edition, AsteriskNOW, Asterisk Appliance and the Asterisk logo are trademarks of Digium, Inc. All other trademarks are property of their respective owners.

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