Volume 1, Issue 5 - May 2001

Article #1

Ten Steps to a Commercial-Grade VoiceXML Application
By T. Todd Elvins

Only within the past few months have VoiceXML interpreters become robust, feature-rich and capable of supporting a carrier-grade commercial application. This article assumes that carrier-grade VoiceXML interpreters will continue to mature and evolve, and focuses instead on the challenges of developing a commercial-grade VoiceXML application to run on the interpreter.

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Article #2

City CarShare Reservation System:
A VoiceXML Case Study
By Rachel McConnell and Bryan Michael

City CarShare is a San Francisco nonprofit company whose mission is to reduce the number of cars in the city through shared ownership. Members can reserve a car through the website or by calling the office. Because of the company's limited resources and its need to service their members around the clock, a VoiceXML application is the perfect solution.

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Editor-in-Chief Jonathan Engelsma provides an overview of the articles in the fifth issue of VoiceXML Review.

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In this month's column, titled "More Ways to Order Pizza," Rob Marchand
examines a few more ways to implement the pizza ordering page for his highly successful (though fictional) pizza franchise.

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In this month's column, Jeff Kunins answers another batch of reader-submitted questions. Specifically, he domonstrates the "destexpr" attribute tag in the <transfer> element, explains authentication in terms of VoiceXML applications, details the ins and outs of voice recognition, and predicts the future of voice-activated web standards.

Read this month's Speak & Listen

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VoiceXML Forum membership grows to
481 member companies--including
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IBM and VoiceGenie become the first Forum members to roll out their VoiceXML Forum Portal Pages. These pages provide key links to VoiceXML information on each company's external web site.
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16 May 2001

The inaugural meeting of the VoiceXML Forum's Boston Users Group attracts
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16 May 2001

Interested in writing an article for VoiceXML Review? The editorial schedule for the 2001 publication year has been announced.
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