AVST Showcases CallXpress® Mobility at Lotusphere® 2009

Spotlights Seamless Integration with Lotus® Notes® 8 and Lotus Domino® 8

ORLANDO, Fla., January 19, 2009Applied Voice & Speech Technologies, Inc. (AVST), a leading provider of Unified Communications solutions, will demonstrate its flagship product, CallXpress, at IBM Lotusphere 2009 this week at the Walt Disney Swan and Dolphin Resort in Orlando, Fla.  AVST will highlight unified messaging and speech-enabled personal assistant mobile applications that feature seamless interoperability with IBM Lotus software. AVST’s demonstrations will take place in the Partner Showcase at booth #307 from January 19 – 21.

Now in its sixteenth year, Lotusphere is a global technology and marketing conference attended by IBM business partners and customers.  Lotusphere 2009 is the premier event for the IBM Lotus and WebSphere Portal community worldwide.  Over 7,000 developers, administrators, IT staff, and business professionals looking to drive business results through IBM’s collaborative software and solutions will attend this high profile event to see the latest innovations and attend interactive networking discussions.

“CallXpress positively impacts end user productivity and allows users to respond faster to customers through state of the art technology such as speech-to-text voicemail transcription, speech-enabled personal assistant and unified messaging,” said Denny Michael, AVST Vice President of Marketing.  “Companies using IBM Lotus software have turned to us for solutions that will take them from their outdated voicemail systems to the next generation Unified Communications platform.”

CallXpress delivers world-class call processing, voicemail, unified messaging, fax, notification, and speech-enabled personal assistant and automated attendant capabilities to help organizations become more productive.  Users can manage voice, fax and e-mail messages from any location at any time—via laptop, telephone, cell phone, or the Internet.  In addition, users can manage incoming calls, place calls from their address book and manage their calendar, all from the CallXpress hands-free personal assistant using speech commands. The platform is the ideal solution to replace legacy voicemail systems as well as support the latest IP-PBX integrations.  CallXpress was developed to offer quick and painless conversions to next generation technology through speedy implementation, simple administration and maintenance and telephone user interface emulations that are already familiar to users, resulting in minimal training.

AVST has more than 40,000 systems installed worldwide and an impressive list of customers in the education, healthcare, manufacturing, financial services, and government industries.

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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