Speech Server 2007 vs UCMA v2.0 WF activites

I am planning a series of blog posts that will show you how to create UCMA WF applications that can answer the telephone with speech recognition and speech synthesis abilities. However before I do that I HAVE to explain the differences between UCMA and Speech Server so that there is no confusion.   Speech Server…


Integrating Speech Server with Office Communications Server

While Speech Server is apart of Office Communications Server, the two do not rely on each and actually do not integrate with each other out of the box. However that doesn’t mean it can not be done. There are two main scenarios which I am always asked about are: 1.) Communicator Calls to Speech Server2.)…


Fix for Speech Server (2007) "Red X" Issue

The update for the “Red X” issue you may see in your workflow after loading VS 2008 on the same box is now available. This made my day! http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=4D8B068B-3C45-4EEA-BBC8-C4A4C4201F60&displaylang=en  


Creating a Click to Call Application w/Speech Server (2007)

The term “Click to Call” is thrown around a bit to mean slightly different things. In this post I’m going to show you how to create a web based interface, in which end users can type their name and phone number and have your Speech Server (2007) application call them. This sounds more diffcult than it…


Creating a WCF ACD (Automatic Call Distributor) Server Part I

Download Code Sample In March of last year I started a CodePlex project which didn’t get very far and I kind of left it. At that time Speech Server (2007) was still in Beta and I wanted to build an ACD for it, which I somewhat accomplished. If you aren’t sure what an ACD is here is the…