June 13, 2001 - Voiceware has received KT (Excellent Korean Technology) Mark for VoiceText, high quality TTS engine from Korea Industrial Technology Association (KITA) under Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST). By receiving this Voiceware succeeded to possess all KT Marks given to speech technology exclusively.
Voiceware received KT Mark for Speech Recognition technology in 1999 and for Voice Browsing Technology in last March. KT Marks awarded to only one company for a specific technology. It means the awarded technologies are best in their parts for 2~3 years for which it is good.
The award is given to the technology that has competitiveness and far-reaching effects, and ability to develop an overseas market. The company that receives the KT mark can enhance technological confidence by attaching KT Mark on its products. The company also is supported in financing. Voiceware is supposed to place it on a firm base as a Korean speech technology market leader.
The conferment ceremony held in the presence of the Minister of Science and Technology and about 200 persons concerned at Seoul Information Technology Center on June 13th.
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About KITA and KT Mark
KITA has been playing a major role in promoting industrial R&D since its establishment in 1979 by the following actives: KITA intermediates between the government and industry for the development of stronger R&D policies, stimulates industrial innovation through award activities like the KT(Excellent Korean Technology) Mark, provides various education & training programs to Korea's R&D community, keeps its members informed of the latest R&D policy issues, organizes delegations to visit foreign R&D institutes, boost technological cooperation between Korean and foreign companies.
Since 1993, KITA, in cooperation with the Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST), has administrated the KT Mark for excellence in developing technology in order to promote the technology to be commercialized in the marketplace.
Voiceware is a leading Korean speech technology provider that develops and markets a speech interface for embedded devices, PC applications as well as network and telephony solutions.
Voiceware is offering VoiceText, high quality text-to-speech technology, VoiceEz, natural speech recognition technology and VoiceCop, speaker verification technology to many leading companies and administrative organs like Microsoft, Korea Telecom, SK Telecom, SK Securities, Asiana Airline, HeyAnita Korea, Korea Meteorological Administration and the Ministry of Government Administration and Home Affairs. Voiceware is headquartered in Seoul, Korea. For additional information, visit home.voiceware.co.kr or send e-mail to email@example.com