Getting more familiar with the Tellme portal

Dix, John
August 2000
Network World;08/21/2000, Vol. 17 Issue 34, p44
Trade Publication
Editorial. Focuses on the Tellme voice portal, a free service driven by speech recognition that lets users retrieve various pieces of information. System's ability to determine a user's location based on the telephone exchange being used; Testing of the voice recognition technology of the system; Insertion of advertisements.


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