Stories by Angelina Forsyth

Open Telecoms bridges switch & IP networks

Telecommunications software provider, Open Telecommunications has launched its openSignallingGateway (openSG) to enable the convergence of circuit switch networks and Internet Protocol (IP) networks.

Taxi fleet bets on speech recognition

Auckland Co-operative Taxis expects its recently-implemented speech recognition taxi reservation system to take more than 50 per cent of its 250,000 customer calls a month.

HiServ switches to Triaton

Global systems integration company HiServ has been renamed Triaton to reflect the merger of the company with the IT business wing of its parent company Thyssen Krupp Information Systems. HiServ was acquired by German-headquartered Thyssen Krupp Materials & Services AG in May.

Taxis adopt speech recognition technology

Gold Coast-based Regent Taxis is implementing TeleCab Express, an NLSR booking application developed by VeCommerce, which will enable customers to place their taxi bookings directly with the taxi dispatch computer instead of via an operator.

Central TAFE to offer e-Learning

WA software developer, Netsource, has teamed up with the international operations division of Central TAFE to offer e-Learning across the Internet.

Swish's little ray of Sun-shine

Victorian Internet services company, The Swish Group, has formed a partnership with Sun Microsystems which will see it become a Sun value added reseller.

Net will increase accountability in govts,says Sun science chief

The Internet is increasing accountability and transparency not only among businesses, but also governments, said John Gage, Sun Microsystems' chief researcher and director of its science office.
Gage participated in a panel discussion on transparency and accountability in the Internet economy at the World Economic Forum held on Melbourne recently.
Gage said that IT and the Internet is particularly important in helping governments deal with corruption.