Syntellect Buys Fluency Voice

Syntellect Ltd., a unit of Enghouse Systems Ltd. (TSX: ESL), has Fluency Voice Technology Ltd., a UK-based provider of on-premise and hosted packaged speech recognition solutions for call centers. No financial terms were disclosed. Fluency Voice had raised over $16 million in VC funding from Favonius Ventures and Kennet Venture Partners. 

 

PRESS RELEASE

 

Syntellect Limited, a division of Enghouse Systems Limited (TSX: ESL), announced today that it has acquired Fluency Voice Technology Ltd. of London, England.

 

Founded in 2001, privately held Fluency provides on-premise and hosted packaged speech recognition solutions for call centers to improve customer service and significantly reduce costs. Based in London, England and with a sales office in Boston, Massachusetts, Fluency has approximately 27 employees. For further information please visit the corporate website at www.fluencyvoice.com.

“We are very pleased with the acquisition of Fluency which will give us an enhanced presence in the European marketplace”, stated Stephen Sadler, Chairman & CEO of Enghouse. “Enghouse continues to pursue its strategy of seeking further acquisitions to expand its market presence.”

 

Steve Dodenhoff, President of Syntellect added “Fluency's broad range of deployed speech applications, VSA Suite