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AVST Announces New Version of Repartee

Marks the First Release Since the Acquisition of Active Voice

FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif., July 14, 2010 – Applied Voice & Speech Technologies, Inc. (AVST), today announced the launch of Repartee® LX 11.3 and Repartee LXi 11.3 (formerly known as Repartini), which offer hospitality, voicemail, call processing, automated attendant, unified messaging, personal call control and fax applications on a Linux-based platform.  Designed for small and mid-sized businesses, Repartee cost-effectively manages voice communications, improves customer service and increases productivity. The new release bolsters AVST’s offering for the hospitality market and features over 60 property management system integrations including the company’s first IP integration with Micros® Fidelio, one of the industry’s most popular property management systems.

In April, AVST announced the acquisition of the Active Voice product lines including the Repartee family.  The introduction of Repartee LX and Repartee LXi marks the first new product release since the acquisition was announced and underscores AVST’s commitment to Active Voice customers and channel partners for ongoing support and development of the Active Voice product line.

For over 15 years Repartee has been serving the hospitality industry with a communications solution that facilitates a better hotel experience for guests, while keeping staff connected.  According to Tom Minifie, AVST Chief Technology Officer, “Repartee is well-known in the hospitality industry with a base of the world’s most prestigious hotels that rely on it as an integral part of their communications infrastructure.  This new version has features that come requested directly from our customers and includes a critical integration that will make hotel communications even more efficient and effective.”

Repartee offers all of the most critical communications features for hotel administration and guest communications.  Guest features include unlimited voicemail messages with message retrieval, automatic check-in/check-out, personalized greetings and wake-up call functionality.  Administration features include broadcast messaging to all hotel guests (in the event of an emergency or hotel-wide outage, etc.), custom distribution lists, wake-up call reporting, attendant administration interface and more.

Repartee LX 11.3 and Repartee LXi 11.3 are scheduled for general availability in the next 30 days through AVST’s established reseller channels. For more information about AVST’s products, please visit the company website at www.avst.com.

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.

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