Certified Interoperability of Loquendo MRCP Server with UniMRCP Connector Bridge.
Loquendo, a leading provider of speech technologies worldwide, and UniMRCP,
an open source MRCP project, announce the interoperability of the
Loquendo MRCP Server (in its version LSS 7.0) with the Asterisk open
source IP telephony platform via the UniMRCP Connector Bridge. The
integration is based on MRCP (Media Resource Control Protocol), the
widely adopted IETF protocol.
Loquendo MRCP Server
supporting MRCP v1 and v2, both for Windows and Linux, is a server
solution for speech-enabling large-scale telephony applications, such as
contact centers and message reading services. It
enables enterprises to significantly reduce costs by interacting with
customers via a speech interface - reliable, natural and intuitive to
UniMRCP is an open source cross-platform MRCP
project, which provides everything required for the implementation and
deployment of both an MRCP client and an MRCP server. UniMRCP
encapsulates SIP/MRCPv2, RTSP, SDP and RTP/RTCP stacks and provides
integrators with an MRCP v1 and v2 user level API.
Loquendo has certified the interoperability of its ASR and TTS,
integrated via Loquendo MRCP Server, with the UniMRCP Connector Bridge.
Loquendo speech technologies are thus available for enriching and
simplifying large-scale telephony deployments on the widely adopted
Asterisk Platform, such as IP PBX systems, VoIP gateways, conference
The interoperability with UniMRCP enables integrators to exploit the
whole range of Loquendo ASR and TTS functionalities by means of a
client-server architecture - flexible, standards-based, supporting
multiple operating systems, and so greatly reducing overheads for your
customer in terms of hardware investments and maintenance by hosting
speech resources on a dedicated server.
“I am always looking to expand the list of MRCP vendors the UniMRCP
project is known to work with. The successful interoperability with a
speech technology leader such as Loquendo is a very valuable event for
the UniMRCP community. Loquendo's voices sound natural, and the
recognition results are always accurate,” says Arsen Chaloyan, author of
“The UniMRCP project is an important initiative which has proved
itself to be of invaluable assistance to speech technology providers and
integrators of telephony solutions,” says Roberto Pacifici, Product
Manager for Loquendo MRCP Server. “This integration makes Loquendo
speech technologies, in all 30 languages, available for the Asterisk
environment enabling rapid deployment of custom solutions for
large-scale, speech-enabled telephony deployments for call centers,
self-service applications, auto attendants, and much more.”
See the UniMRCP Connector Bridge press release.
An open source MRCP Project: www.unimrcp.org
Awarded Speech Industry ‘Market
Leader’ for the past four consecutive years, Loquendo provides a
complete range of speech technologies for server, embedded and desktop
solutions – in 30 languages with 72 voices, and constantly growing.
Loquendo TTS, Loquendo ASR and Loquendo Speaker Verification
empower people to interact with technology in the most natural way
possible – using their voice – creating a next-generation client
experience while saving businesses millions each year. Also integrable
via the Loquendo MRCP Server and VoxNauta VoiceXML, CCXML & SCXML platform,
Loquendo speech technologies power millions of calls every day in the
telecommunications and enterprise markets across the globe. Loquendo
TTS and ASR are also available as Loquendo Embedded Technologies, deployed in more than 14 million devices worldwide in embedded and mobile environments.
Loquendo is a Telecom Italia company headquartered in Turin, Italy,
with offices in the US, UK, Spain, Germany and France, and a global
network of partners. For more info, and to hear Loquendo TTS for
yourself, go to www.loquendo.com.