Press release from Business Wire India
Source: EXON Solutions
Wednesday, September 09, 2009 12:40 PM IST (07:10 AM GMT)
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EXON Solutions Announces Distribution Agreement with Carnegie Speech Company
EXON Solutions to Market Carnegie Speech AssessmentT and NativeAccent® Spoken-English Training to Indian Enterprises
New Delhi, Delhi, India, Wednesday, September 09, 2009 -- (Business Wire India) -- EXON Solutions today announced a distribution agreement with Carnegie Speech Company, Pittsburgh, PA, USA, the premier developer of spoken language training software, to market and support Carnegie Speech Assessment and NativeAccent to Indian enterprises.
Carnegie Speech Company is the leading global provider of software for assessing and teaching spoken-languages to non-native speakers. With license to speech recognition and artificial intelligence technologies from Carnegie Mellon University, Carnegie Speech software enables cost-effective, scalable and personalized spoken-language assessment and training that maximizes language learning effectiveness while minimizing training time and expense.
Speaking on the occasion Navjit Singh, Business Head, EXON Solutions said, "It is indeed a great development for EXON Solutions as well the Indian enterprises we serve. Over the years Indian Enterprises have done well in the outsourcing domain due to its trained English speaking workforce. However there are still challenges in communication and interaction globally. By distributing Carnegie Speech's products, EXON Solutions helps train the highly skilled Indian workforce on spoken English, thereby facilitating better interaction and communication".
Carnegie Speech Assessment provides a rapid, thorough and cost-effective language assessment solution that enables global companies and academic enterprises to optimize hiring decisions, perform quality assurance testing, and measure language training effectiveness. NativeAccent, through its interactive, web-enabled exercises targeting English pronunciation, grammar and fluency, has improved pronunciation scores by 50% to 100% with as little as 20 hours training while decreasing language training time and costs by up to 50%. Clients are seeing up to a 10 times return on the software in the first year.
"We appreciate the confidence that EXON Solutions has shown in Carnegie Speech and we look forward to helping EXON Solution's clients improve their spoken-English skills," says Angela Kennedy, Carnegie Speech President and CEO. "We are confident that Carnegie Speech's software, which customizes spoken-English training based on each student's native language, pinpoints pronunciation errors, and personalizes the training curriculum for each student based on their training needs, will improve spoken English skills while delivering financial and operational benefits to EXON Solutions' clientele.
EXON Solutions - Transition from Offline to Online
EXON Solutions is a leading customer centric organization focused on providing users with cutting edge technology solutions which are easy to use, customizable to suit their requirements and highly secure.
EXON Solutions realizes that it is time to replace age old practices with innovative solutions. Looking to the future, EXON Solutions will focus on change management, transitioning offline activities to online with environmentally friendly solutions.
Carnegie Speech: To be understood and to understand - when it really matters!
Carnegie Speech is the premier developer of spoken language assessment and training software for companies and individuals that depend on effective spoken-language communications. With rapid language assessment tools, personalized training curricula and pinpointed language analysis and instruction built with technologies under license from Carnegie Mellon University, Carnegie Speech provides spoken language instruction to its global clientele in the BPO / Corporate Training, Government, Aviation, Education and Health Care markets. For additional information, visit www.carnegiespeech.com.
Pratik Dasgupta, EXON Solutions, +91 9810907770, +91 (11) 43234510, firstname.lastname@example.org
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