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A New Beginning for Genesys?

Rumors have been circulating for some time about a possible sale by Alcatel-Lucent of its Enterprise Services Division, which includes Genesys Telecommunications Labs as well as other units that offer technologies for unified communications, IP telephony, security, and networking. The Wall Street Journal and Reuters reported on the possibility as early as mid-April. Well today, […]

I Don’t Really Sound Like That…Do I?

When  people find out that I voice for a living, I commonly get the confession: “I hate the way I sound in recordings. I sound terrible!” Some even go so far as to ask: “How can you stand to edit your sound files and listen to yourself all day?” I try not to take that […]

Adventures in GPS

I wrote a blog not that long ago about my first experience with a GPS voice while trying to make it to Astricon, which was being held that year in idyllic but remote Carefree, Ariz. My mind was too focused on the memo I was writing in my head (“must get voice-over demo to Garmin ASAP!”) […]

But KITT was a Pontiac

Ford this week announced plans to continue working with voice technology partner Nuance Communications on in-car systems that are more attuned to drivers’ wants and desires. New enhancements to the Ford Sync system to come out of this partnership might one day be able to flag common words and phrases that drivers might typically use in […]