Active Voice Announces New Voice for its Messaging Products

Modern, Friendly Voice to be Featured in System Conversations

Seattle, Washington, USA—July 24, 2006—Active Voice, LLC, a global provider of voice messaging, unified communications and speech-activated solutions, is revitalizing the voice in its messaging products. Over the next several months, the company will record a new U.S. English “Jeannette” voice for its Kinesis* unified communications system, Repartee® and Seven messaging products.

“This is the first step in our strategy to deliver next-generation voice mail conversations that are more modern, intuitive and flexible for our customers,” said Victor Foia, Active Voice’s President and CEO. ”The new ‘Jeannette’ voice represents our commitment to providing customers with appealing conversations that are friendly and easy to use across all product lines. We believe our customers will be excited about this new enhancement.”

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