SOURCE: AVST

AVST

July 14, 2010 10:00 ET

AVST Announces New Version of Repartee

Marks the First Release Since the Acquisition of Active Voice

FOOTHILL RANCH, CA--(Marketwire - July 14, 2010) -  Applied Voice & Speech Technologies, Inc. (AVST), today announced the launch of Repartee® LX 11.3 and Repartee LXi 11.3 (formerly known as Repartini), which offer hospitality, voicemail, call processing, automated attendant, unified messaging, personal call control, and fax applications on a Linux-based platform. Designed for small and mid-sized businesses, Repartee cost-effectively manages voice communications, improves customer service and increases productivity. The new release bolsters AVST's offering for the hospitality market and features over 60 property management system integrations, including the company's first IP integration with Micros® Fidelio, one of the industry's most popular property management systems.

In April, AVST announced the acquisition of the Active Voice product lines including the Repartee family. The introduction of Repartee LX and Repartee LXi marks the first new product release since the acquisition was announced and underscores AVST's commitment to Active Voice customers and channel partners for ongoing support and development of the Active Voice product line.

For over 15 years Repartee has been serving the hospitality industry with a communications solution that facilitates a better hotel experience for guests, while keeping staff connected. According to Tom Minifie, AVST Chief Technology Officer, "Repartee is well-known in the hospitality industry with a base of the world's most prestigious hotels that rely on it as an integral part of their communications infrastructure. This new version has features that come requested directly from our customers and includes a critical integration that will make hotel communications even more efficient and effective." 

Repartee offers all of the most critical communications features for hotel administration and guest communications. Guest features include unlimited voicemail messages with message retrieval, automatic check-in/check-out, personalized greetings and wake-up call functionality. Administration features include broadcast messaging to all hotel guests (in the event of an emergency or hotel-wide outage, etc.), custom distribution lists, wake-up call reporting, attendant administration interface and more.

Repartee LX 11.3 and Repartee LXi 11.3 are scheduled for general availability in the next 30 days through AVST's established reseller channels. For more information about AVST's products, please visit the company website at www.avst.com.

About AVST

Applied Voice & Speech Technologies, Inc. (AVST) is a leading developer of Unified Communications solutions with over 15 million users relying on its products and services to maximize their productivity. With three decades of innovation excellence, AVST is solely focused on delivering communications solutions that increase individual, group and enterprise productivity. Its flagship Unified Communications platform, CallXpress®, offers best in class interoperability, scalability and resiliency while delivering advanced call processing, voicemail, unified messaging, personal assistant, fax, speech and notification capabilities. With CallXpress, an organization can uniquely protect and extend its existing IT and telephony infrastructure investments -- now and into the future.

Headquartered in Orange County, Calif., AVST maintains facilities in Seattle, Wash. and the United Kingdom and has remote sales offices throughout the United States. AVST's Unified Communications solutions are sold and supported internationally by an extensive network of resellers and OEM partners. For more information contact Denny Michael, Vice President of Marketing, at 949-699-2300 or access the company's website at www.avst.com.

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