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Information Sites - Resource sites, magazines,

Mobile Communications

VoiceXML - Internet markup language for creating voice applications with speech recognition.

VoiceXML Hosting and Service Providers - VoiceXML Hosting (mainly in USA)

Voice Recognition and TTS

Conversational Interfaces - Natural Language Interfaces.

SMS - Short text messages over GSM mobile telephone network.

3G and i-mode - Next generation, High bandwidth internet and data connection mobile phones.

WAP - Low bandwidth internet service for mobile phones.

Bluetooth - Wireless data communications at ranges of about 10 meters.

Information Architecture - Organizing information, web site structure, knowledge systems.

RDF - Resource Description Framework. Markup language for describing connections between internet resources.

Development

XML - Extensible Markup Language. Designed to improve the functionality of the Web by providing more flexible and adaptable information identification.

PHP - Open source tool for server-side scripting / web site management.

Tools

Community Network Information

Voice Mail

Misc

IBM

Tutorials

Sofware

VoiceGenie - http://www.genesyslab.com/products/genesys_voice_genie.asp Holly - http://www.holly.com.au Voxeo - http://voxeo.com Loquendo - http://www.loquendo.com
Information Sites Back to Index
All Net Devices

bluetooth.com

The official bluetooth web site.
CommWeb

Information resource for the telecoms industry.
Future phones

links2mobile.com

Good information and links site for mobile communications.
m-commerce for professionals

Research document library, requires subscription.
Mobile Lifestreams

Good information point for mobile data communications. Includes mobileSMS mobileWAP mobileBluetooth etc.
wireless in a nutshell

Another good information point for mobile data communications. Wireless, SMS, Wap, i-mode, VoiceXML etc.
Speech Technology Magazine Online

Online magazine for the speech technology industry.
Symbian

voiceXML forum

Home page of the voiceXML forum.
Wireless Data Forum News

Wireless Developer Network

Good industry resource.
Mobile Communications Back to Index
CommWeb

Information resource for the telecoms industry.
links2mobile.com

Good links site for mobile communications.
Mobile Lifestreams

Good information point for mobile data communications.
VoiceXML Back to Index
First Words

A series of voiceXML tutorials for beginners on voiceXML Review.
First words : How Much is that Pizza, Anyway?

Tutorial with an example of a PHP script to genarate some voiceXML content.
IBM Direct Talk

IBM's stand-alone IVR software, voiceXML + voice recognition. (600 per line)
IBM voiceXML - Tutorials

IBM voiceXML contest for students with tutorials, downloadable SDK - excellent!
IBM voiceXML Movie

Demo movie giving an introduction and demonstration of voiceXML from IBM, short and clear.
IBM WebSphere Voice Server

Good high end voiceXML server with free SDK. Win NT + AIX ; costs $15,000.
Nuance V-Builder

A Complete Graphical Tool for Building VoiceXML Sites.
The Business Side of VoiceXML, Faster Time-To-Market is only Part of the Story

Interviews with some voice technology people.
Voicerite

Sells and install IBM Voice Products including DirectTalk. Contact Steve Copp, Phone: 44-(0)23-9256-0277 Mob:07967-275261 Email: copps1@uk.ibm.com
VoiceXML - Taking IVR to the Next Level

Good introduction to voiceXML.
voiceXML forum

Official home page of the voiceXML forum.
WebSphere Voice Server SDK 1.5

Free downloadable SDK for the IBM WebSphere voice serve. Win NT.
XML Is...

3 short introductions to XML at Xmlu.com, very good.
[Essay on ]VoiceXML Forum

Description and history of the voiceXML forum.
VoiceXML Hosting and Service Providers Back to Index
BeVocal

Tools and services for building and deploying voice applications.
TellMe Studio

Hosts voiceXML applications for free and provides a lot of developer support. Quite enterprise orientated Hosted applications are access via access number in the USA, there is an international access number 408-678-4465 (at international rates). The sever can also be dialled using the internet phone - dialpad (http://www.dialpad.com/). Also providing off-the shelf services for companies e.g. banks, airlines timetables, voice accessible email etc.
Zondigo

VoiceXML Hosting, USA only.
Dialpad

Internet phone currently PC only (although OS X version is planned). It runs as a Java applet from within the browser, requires a headset mic. pc-to-pc calls free. pc-to-phone calls are pretty cheep (3p to USA).
Edson

Phone access to the web.
2PM Technologies Ltd

2PM are a UK based VXML Applications and Hosting company supplying VXML based services and to the likes of BT and the NHS as well as hosting for various companies. They predominantly use VoiceGenie, now part of the Genesys/Alcatel empire but are also interested in Holly, Voxeo and Loquendo. These links might also prove useful:
VoiceGenie
Holly
Voxeo
Loquendo
Voice Recognition and TTS Back to Index
AT&T Labs Natural Voices

AT&T has just raised the stakes considerably... sounds pretty darn nice on the demos I just tried, fresh site out today.
Bell Labs TTS engine

Good quality TTS engine.
Conversational Interfaces Back to Index
Speech and Langauge Processing Links

Language links

Very deep tree of language related links.
A.L.I.C.E. Bot

Open source natural language artificial intelligence chat robot.
AOLiza vs:

Liza bot chats on AOL.
Solaris SPARC - Artificial Intelligence - Natural Language Processing - Products Menu

List of natural langage product vendors.
Soliloquy.com

Conversational shopping expert (software agent).
SMS Back to Index
BeliSMS

BeliSMS is a package of applications that allow you to create interactive services, via SMS, for mobile phones. Complete BeliSMS package (Control Center, Cellular Gateway and email plug-in), costs $1000.
Mobius Gateway

SMS gateway software licence = £200 for 100 messages a week.
Nokia Data Suite

Cable and SW for nokia mobiles with SMS management.
Notepage, Inc.

Send Messages via Short Messaging Service.
Siemens M20 GSM Terminal

Cheep GSM modem from siemens.
smsdriver

SMS gateway plus software. Will send upto 8 messages a second from text files. Cost about £500 for 20,000 messages (prepay). Sends only, wont recieve.
SMS Services List

List of UK SMS Text Message Services
Shortmessage.com

SMS Portal
wapMX.com

Hosted and stand alone SMS gateway. Charges for hosted sysem start at £100 per month (less than 2,000 messages).
WAP Back to Index
WAP Forum: WAP architecture specification

WAP Proof - professional PC-based WAP emulator and developer SDK

Wireless Application Protocol Forum

Wireless Data Forum

Yahoo WAP portal

3G and i-mode Back to Index
i-mode Links

i-mode (Japanese web phone) info.
Mobile Media Japan

Japanese Mobile phone info - i-mode, 3G etc.
Bluetooth Back to Index
Bluetooth

Description of bluetooth
bluetooth.com

The official bluetooth web site.
mobilebluetooth.com

Information on bluetooth from Mobile Lifestreams.
Information Architecture Back to Index
daml.org

The DARPA Agent Markup Language Homepage.
OCLC Office of Research links

Links to projects
Information Architecture

Information architecture (also known as IA) It is the blueprint of the site upon which all other aspects are built - form, function, metaphor, navigation and interface, interaction, and visual design.
RDF Back to Index
RDF syntax

RDF syntax on w3 site.
RDF Tutorial

Good tutorial on RDF also using rdf in xml (file in pdf format).
Resource Description Framework (RDF)

Information and links for RDF on w3 site
Resource Description Framework (RDF) Schema Specification 1.0

This specification describes how to use RDF to describe RDF vocabularies. The specification also defines a basic vocabulary for this purpose, as well as an extensibility mechanism to anticipate future additions to RDF.
Development Back to Index
devshed.com

Host forums about web development.
Hotscripts

Good source of PHP code / Info.
IBM Developer Support

IBM guest level developer support.
Motorola Developers page

Info on VoiceXML, WAP, J2ME.
Nokia developers

Nokia PC connectivity SDK is for VB, VBA, Vsual C++ and Delphi. Use ASP for internet application (not Java) use for SMS on a nokia; phone connected to PC.
Wireless Developer Network

Good industry resource.
XML Back to Index
XML

XML info on w3 site
XML FAQ

Good Introduction to all things XML.
XML on Microsoft Developer Network

Includes samples and tutorials.
XML Sofware

PHP Back to Index
FreeAssociation

Highly rated PHP script for creating a framework for hierarchically-organized Web sites. managing links, forums and other media.
Phorum

Good freeware PHP board as used by Kevin.
TribbyBoard

Small, basic PHP forum SW
Tools Back to Index
FreeAssociation

Highly rated PHP script for creating a framework for hierarchically-organized Web sites. managing links, forums and other media.
Phorum

Good freeware PHP board as used by Kevin.
TribbyBoard

Small, basic PHP forum SW
Community Network Information Back to Index
Community networks

List of CNs.
Voice Mail Back to Index
BT Answer 1571

New free voicemail service from BT, limited to ten messages.
BT Callminder

Voice mail sevice from BT costs £24 a year - bt handset called 'Your Phone' (costs £50) has flashing indicator to let you know youÕve got a message, otherwize you have to pick upo the reciever and listen for an intermitant dialing tone.
NTL

Voice mail sevice from NTL cost £12 a year.
Telewest

Voicemail service from Telewest costs £12 a year
Misc Back to Index
Baltimore Security Technologies

Compact HTML for Small Information Appliances

Researchers develop fuel cells for portable electronics

The Business Side of VoiceXML, Faster Time-To-Market is only Part of the Story

Interviews with some voice technology people.
UK demographics from CIA publications

IBM Back to Index
Buy IBM WebSphere Voice Server

Buy Web Sphere online here.
IBM Developer Support

IBM guest level developer support.
IBM voiceXML Movie

Demo movie giving an introduction and demonstration of voiceXML from IBM, short and clear.
IBM Direct Talk

IBM's stand-alone IVR software, voiceXML + voice recognition. (600 per line)
IBM WebSphere Voice Server

Good high end voiceXML server with free SDK. Win NT + AIX ; costs $15,000.
WebSphere Voice Server SDK 1.5

Free downloadable SDK for the IBM WebSphere voice serve. Win NT.
Tutorials Back to Index
First Words

A series of voiceXML tutorials for beginners on voiceXML Review.
First words : How Much is that Pizza, Anyway?

Tutorial with an example of a PHP script to genarate some voiceXML content.
VoiceXML Tutorial

Tutorials on the VoiceXML Forum site.
IBM voiceXML - Tutorials

IBM voiceXML contest for students with tutorials, downloadable SDK - excellent!
Sofware Back to Index
Microsoft Windows CE

Mozilla

Mac, Win and Linux Browser with XML.

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