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Active Voice Receives 2007 Product of the Year Award from Communications Solutions

Repartee 10.0 Honored for Outstanding Innovation

SEATTLE, WA — June 5, 2008 - Active Voice, a global leader in Unified Messaging, Unified Communications and speech-activated solutions, announced today that Technology Marketing Corporation’s (TMC) Communications Solutions (www.tmcnet.com/comsol) has named Repartee® 10.0 a recipient of the 2007 Product of the Year Award.

Repartee 10.0 is a PC-based unified messaging solution designed for small and mid-sized businesses (SMB) that experience heavy telephone traffic. With Repartee, users can access and manage their voice, fax and e-mail messages over the telephone or from their PC regardless of their physical location, helping to increase productivity and improve customer service. Additionally, Active Voice’s cutting-edge VideoMail technology built within Repartee enables users to create and deliver video messages and screen captures via e-mail.

“We are very excited that Active Voice’s Repartee Unified Messaging System has been recognized by Communications Solutions for outstanding innovation,” said Eyal Inbar, General Manager of Marketing and Product Management, Active Voice. “Receiving this award is further validation that Active Voice has built a superior unified messaging system for the specific and unique needs of the SMB market. We built Repartee to be the most advanced, affordable, and easy to use messaging system available. A system where users can better communicate with customers, partners, and employees – regardless of their locations.”

Furthermore, award-winning features in Repartee 10.0 include:

  • Accessibility to voicemail via RSS Feeds
  • Retrieval of voice mail, fax, e-mail and video from any communications device using Microsoft® Outlook, iGoogle or Apple® iTunes
  • ActiveSuite client applications
  • Smartphone PDA support
  • Advanced Text-to-Speech capabilities

“Active Voice has been recognized with a 2007 Product of the Year Award for their excellence in the advancement of voice, data and video communications,” said Rich Tehrani, TMC President and Group Editor-in-Chief of Communications Solutions. “Active Voice has proven they are committed to quality and excellence in solutions that benefit the customer experience as well as ROI for the companies that use them. I am pleased to honor their hard work and accomplishments and look forward to more innovative solutions from them in the future.”

The eighth annual Communications Solutions Product of the Year Award recognizes the vision, leadership and attention to detail that are the hallmarks of the prestigious award. The most innovative products and services brought to market in 2007 were selected as recipients of this year’s Communications Solutions Product of the Year Award for their groundbreaking achievement.

About AVST

With more than 35 years of continuous innovation, Applied Voice & Speech Technologies, Inc. (AVST) is a trusted developer of software-based, enterprise-class Unified Communications (UC) solutions. Our mission is to design, deliver and support communications solutions that transform the productivity of individual workers, teams and enterprises while leveraging the value of their existing and evolving IT infrastructure. Thousands of businesses worldwide rely on AVST's advanced voice, mobility, team communications and business process UC solutions to meet their mission-critical communications requirements. The world-class interoperability and flexibility of AVST's UC platform provides a future-proofed bridge to their digital future. Headquartered in Orange County, California, AVST maintains facilities in Seattle, Washington, Victoria B.C., Canada, the United Kingdom, and has remote sales offices throughout the United States. AVST's UC solutions are sold and supported worldwide by an extensive network of resellers and OEM partners. To learn more about AVST, our products and partners, please visit www.avst.com or you can follow us at Twitter, Facebook or LinkedIn.

About XMedius

XMedius is a global leader in the field of enterprise communications solutions. Its suite of enterprise-grade on-premises and cloud communications solutions enable businesses to benefit from secure and unified communication as well as to exchange sensitive and confidential data that meets and exceeds industry regulatory compliance requirements. Based in Montreal (Canada) with offices in Seattle (USA) and Paris (France), the company serves businesses, enterprises and service providers through a global team of customer focused employees. Its solutions are deployed worldwide in over 17,500 locations across education, financial, government, healthcare, manufacturing, retail and legal services sectors. For more information about XMedius and its solutions, visit www.xmedius.com.

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