Automated Support

The latest version of RingCentral Office introduces team messaging and collaboration APIs, chatbot and AI support, and 40 out-of-the-box integrations.
Posted March 24, 2017

Zappix Visual IVR authoring tool allows developers to build a Visual IVR with voice IVR using a drag-and-drop interface with scripting that supports VoiceXML and IVR services such as Twilio and Plivo.
Posted March 24, 2017

A new agent interface and Skylight feature facilitates interactions between agents and customers.
Posted March 22, 2017

8X8 ContactNow enhances customer experiences for informal and non-traditional contact centers.
Posted March 22, 2017

Linc's new chatbots operate on the Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp, and Apple iMessage platforms and also offer voice assistance through Amazon Alexa, Google Home, and Apple's Siri, along with enhanced email, web, and text capabilities.
Posted March 22, 2017

The integration of Blueworx Voice Response with IBM Watson supports real-time IVR communication using IBM's Watson's speech APIs.
Posted March 22, 2017

Two-way text messaging is available through Inference Studio 4.2 for North America.
Posted March 21, 2017

New product and implementation packages better align features and value with company needs.
Posted March 15, 2017

Rolodesk will be a mobile-first customer support solution for SMBs and startups.
Posted March 15, 2017

The technology helps agents personalize contact with customers across different channels. (Featured on DestinationCRM.com.)
Posted March 14, 2017

inContact, a provider of cloud contact center software, has introduced the Spring 2017 release of its Customer Interaction Cloud, which features comprehensive omnichannel journey management, analytics-based routing, and cloud storage of customer interaction data.
Posted March 10, 2017

New developments and improved functionality make virtual assistants a technology to continue watching.
Posted March 10, 2017

The Zappix healthcare Visual IVR combines visual and voice service via smartphone.
Posted March 09, 2017

8x8 today launched Communications Cloud, which combines unified communications, team collaboration interoperability, contact center, and real-time analytics in a single, open platform.
Posted March 08, 2017

The partnership brings advanced artificial intelligence and deep learning to contact center interactions.
Posted March 07, 2017

Voxai clients can now add callback options to their contact centers.
Posted March 07, 2017

As chatbots' and their many uses continue to evolve and diversify, companies should look to incorporate smart, two-way communication capabilities into their solutions to better meet the needs of connected consumers.
Posted March 07, 2017

The AQUA conversational platform enables employees to create conversational intelligence with zero code changes.
Posted March 03, 2017

The enhanced RTA solution uses NICE's automatic enrollment to authenticate customers during self-service interactive voice response calls or those handled by agents.
Posted March 02, 2017

MiaRec's call recording has completed interoperability testing with the Metaswitch CFS platform.
Posted March 02, 2017

Zoho PhoneBridge accelerates delivery of solutions integrating call management with Zoho CRM and Zoho Desk.
Posted March 01, 2017

Noble's SmartAccept helps contact centers pare down the average time to answer incoming calls.
Posted February 22, 2017

The feature uses artificial intelligence to analyze browsing history, determine a customer's immediate needs, and serve them in the moment. (Featured on DestinationCRM.com.)
Posted February 21, 2017

Bright Pattern expands its presence in Japan to enhance local voice communications and improve regional compliance.
Posted February 16, 2017

Utilities OnCall 3.2 offers a more personalized IVR experience for callers.
Posted February 15, 2017

SeeSupport enables support agents to tap into customers' smartphones to troubleshoot problems and work with customers toward a fix.
Posted February 14, 2017

Salesforce.com today launched Service Cloud Einstein, an intelligent customer service platform connected to CRM data across sales, commerce, marketing, and more.
Posted February 13, 2017

The partnership equips CarrierSales with 8x8's cloud contact center and unified communications technologies.
Posted February 10, 2017

Radish can now sell its ChoiceView Visual IVR and Visual Live Assistance Platform to Oracle Cloud customers.
Posted February 08, 2017

Cyara's virtual agent application is compatible with key Avaya customer and team engagement solutions. (Featured on SpeechTechMag.com.)
Posted February 07, 2017

Mila's integration with Slack allows contact center employees to manage workforce issues within the collaboration platform.
Posted February 02, 2017

Cloud telephony provider Content Guru will deliver Verint workforce optimization and speech analytics solutions in the cloud. (Featured on SpeechTechMag.com.)
Posted February 01, 2017

Aspect Software has launched its new cloud-based customer engagement center, Via, available immediately in the United States, Australia, and New Zealand. Via will be available to customers in Europe in the second quarter. Aspect first previewed the Via product last May.
Posted February 01, 2017

Pronexus, which has provided interactive voice response (IVR) solutions for more than 20 years, this week launched VB Voice 10.1, a program that will allow users to access both voice recognition and visual customer service through smartphone or HTML 5-enabled browser.
Posted January 30, 2017

IntelePeer combines cloud, contact center, premises voice into a single platform
Posted January 27, 2017

The Noble Composer 11 upgrade offers increased agent flexibility and efficiency.
Posted January 19, 2017

Automation will play a greater role in shaping customer experiences, but don't completely overlook the human element.
Posted January 13, 2017

VHT's ntegration with Genesys' suite of solutions lets customers request a call back when the contact center is busy.
Posted January 10, 2017

The home service business management software provider increases customer communications with field service techniocians.
Posted January 04, 2017

MegaPath, a provider of voice, data, security, and cloud services to North American businesses, today announced a partnership with Tenfold, maker of the Phone Intelligence Platform, designed to support service agents and sales reps during customer calls. (Featured on DestinationCRM.com.)
Posted January 03, 2017

Nina ID 2.0 brings multifactor biometrics security to Nuance's virtual assistant for customer service.
Posted December 14, 2016

A cloud-based deployment model extends callback technology across voice, digital, and mobile channels.
Posted December 13, 2016

We live in an era where messaging programs have overtaken phone calls for personal interactions, so why shouldn't companies be able to interact with their customers the same way? This question was the impetus for LiveMessage, announced today by Salesforce.com as a new addition to its Service Cloud. LiveMessage allows companies to engage with customers using the messaging platform of their choice, including SMS, text, and Facebook Messenger.
Posted December 13, 2016

Chatbots have exploded in popularity, but businesses should focus on their customer support goals before they jump on the bandwagon this holiday season.
Posted December 13, 2016

Proliferation of the technology by large companies to resolve customer issues is one of the driving factors for strong growth.
Posted December 08, 2016

VocalZoom's VoiceMatch-in-Sensor technology converts speakers' facial skin vibrations into unique, noise-free voiceprints. (Featured on SpeechTechMag.com.)
Posted December 07, 2016

Anywhere365 and AudioCodes have teamed up to offer full contact center capabilities on CloudBond 365.
Posted December 06, 2016

Avaya today introduced IP Office Contact Center 10, the latest version of its contact center platform specifically geared toward midsized businesses but with the same advanced tools as its enterprise-level product.
Posted December 01, 2016

Desk.com users can now provide multilingual customer support.
Posted November 30, 2016

The master agency will offer its clients Interactive Intelligence's PureCloud Engage contact center software. (Featured on DestinationCRM.com.)
Posted November 29, 2016