Newfound Communications Announces the Newfound Mediamixer 1.3 [VoiceXML Edition]

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A software solution to deliver more engaging Interactive Voice Response (IVR) applications.

Newfound Communications, a leading speech solution provider, announces the general availability of the Newfound MediaMixer 1.3 [VoiceXML Edition]. The Newfound MediaMixer is a new software offering that addresses the growing demand for VoiceXML solutions and highly interactive and production-quality speech applications.

“Leveraging VoiceXML and VoIP, the Newfound MediaMixer truly delivers a new class of IVR applications to the industry. Whether streaming music, playing sound effects, overlaying targeted advertising or rewinding to playback recorded audio, the MediaMixer turns ordinary IVR into an extraordinary experience, ” said Jeff Haynie, CTO of Vocalocity, Inc.

The Newfound MediaMixer delivers engaging, branded and entertaining speech applications by overlaying a second channel of audio during a phone call. Working in concert with VoiceXML and VoIP, the MediaMixer feeds audio independent of the IVR prompts and dialogs with effects such as fade in, volume control or fade out as well as voice navigation tools such as fast forward, rewind or pause. The MediaMixer utilizes many of the most prominent audio formats available for telephony applications (.ulaw, .alaw, .WAV, etc.).

The Newfound MediaMixer is currently being deployed in conjunction with the #YES Beta at 1-888-YES-8888. The Newfound MediaMixer delivers background audio, sound effects and music for radio listeners who are to learn what song was played on the radio.

“Welcome to a bold new day for IVR. This product is an affordable add-on for any VoiceXML application, enabling the world’s most advanced phone applications to date. Enterprise and consumer applications alike can now benefit from more engaging phone applications, improved customer satisfaction and advanced message playback. ” added Kris Hopkins, CEO of Newfound Communications, Inc.

Newfound Communications is exhibiting at the SpeechTEK show in New York, NY. In Booth 617, attendees can learn more about innovative speech solutions such as the Newfound Outbound Call Queue Engine 1.0 (OCQE) and Newfound Media Mixer 1.3 (VoiceXML Edition).

About Newfound Communications, Inc.

Newfound Communications, Inc. offers technology, tools, and expertise to fuel the speech recognition revolution. By working with Newfound, companies and developers bypass the largest impediments to creating speech-driven applications. For Newfound's customers, the combination of software and professional services provides unparalleled value: best-of-breed applications, sound telephony deployments, fast & affordable development and satisfied callers. For additional information regarding Newfound Communications visit their web site at http://www.newfoundcomm.net.

Media Contact:

James Loeber

VP of Business Development

Newfound Communications, Inc.

(phone) 978.794.3878

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