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Loquendo speech technology and Expert System semantic platform at Milipol 2008

Expert System new partnership, 11-11-2008

Loquendo, a Telecom Italia company and leader in speech technologies in the Security sector, and Expert System, leading provider of semantic software for identifying, classifying and interpreting any textual information, will take part in Milipol 2008, the international exhibition for national security, 17th-19th November in Doha, Qatar.

The announcement confirms the collaboration between two important companies in the field of data protection/information and communication systems, for the development of integrated automatic voice recognition solutions, based on semantic technology for word comprehension. The exhibition, organized by the Ministry of Interior of Qatar, is an important meeting point for security product suppliers and national defence authorities coming from all over the world. During the event the following innovations will be presented:

  • Voice Analyser, the solution developed by Loquendo with Galyleo Visiant, able to analyse, also in real time, the acoustic/phonetic characteristics of telephone conversations of investigative interest.
  • Cogito Intelligence Platform 09, the semantic software suite developed by Expert System to support analysts in the intelligence process for Homeland Security, which is able to understand the meaning of words according to their context.
  • The integration of synergies between Loquendo and Expert System technologies.

“Loquendo solutions, integrated with technologies developed by our partners, notably Expert System, have reached a high level of maturity, enabling the company’s reach to be extended beyond the European markets,” says Luciano Piovano, VP Government Intelligence Solutions at Loquendo, “To that end, Milipol Qatar is an excellent opportunity to demonstrate to government bodies dedicated to Homeland Security the latest leading-edge developments in voice and semantic analysis.”

“Milipol represents an important opportunity to present our partnership with Loquendo to the world,” says Andrea Melegari, VP Security & Intelligence at Expert System, “It allows us to introduce, at an international level, the proven effectiveness of semantic technology in the field of Homeland Security.”


Winner of “Market Leader – Best Speech Engine” at the 2008 and 2007 Speech Industry Awards, Loquendo is the leading innovator in speech recognition and speech synthesis – providing a complete range of technologies for server, embedded and desktop solutions. Currently available in over 25 languages and 60 voices, and constantly growing, Loquendo’s best-in-breed technologies enhance customer satisfaction and greatly reduce costs.

Loquendo TTS, Loquendo ASR, Loquendo Embedded Technologies, and Loquendo Speaker Identification and Verification are high-quality, high-performance technologies which are also available on the Loquendo MRCP Server and VoiceXML and CCXML platforms.
Many enterprises and carriers worldwide have recognized the Loquendo difference and our advanced technologies power millions of calls every day in the telecommunications and enterprise markets across the globe.

In addition to commercial products for the enterprise market, Loquendo has in recent years developed technologies and stand-alone solutions for speaker recognition, of interest to the police and the intelligence service working for Homeland Security. Such tools have been taken up both in Italy and across Europe, and as of this year also in Asia, America and Australia. Loquendo is a Telecom Italia company headquartered in Turin, Italy, with offices in the US, Spain, Germany and France, and a worldwide network of partners.


Expert System
Expert System is the leading provider of semantic software, which discovers, classifies and interprets text information.
All Expert System products, which are based on the patent pending technology Cogito®, leverage the company’s expertise in the development of business solutions for the primary markets (i.e. Manufacturing, Telco, Energy, Finance, Media, etc.) and support the activities of Knowledge Management, Customer Care, Corporate Intelligence and Homeland Security. Customers around the world include Eni Group, Pirelli, Finmeccanica, ANSA, Telecom Italia, Microsoft, BNP Paribas, the Italian Ministry of Defence and the Ministry of Interior Affairs.

Headquartered in Italy the company opened the US Subsidiary in 2007 and has offices in Munich, London and in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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