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2014-08-18 23:04:41

CallTrackingMetrics has launched keyword spotting, a new service that analyzes phone calls for the presence (or lack of) particular keywords in phone calls. Using this service, businesses can now instantly assess the quality and outcome of their phone calls, categorize them for reporting purposes and take appropriate immediate actions. (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 CallTrackingMetrics provides businesses and advertising agencies the ability to manage their inbound calls coming from advertising...

2014-08-01 23:04:04

Lintelus’ mobile event platform engages the audience and connects participants for an amplified corporate event experience. Mission Viejo, CA (PRWEB) August 01, 2014 Lintelus, Inc., an event software provider, introduces Lintelus Meeting, a unique presentation platform focused on increasing audience engagement at large meetings and corporate events. The software platform includes a multitude of interactive features designed to connect the audience and presenter in a collaborative,...

2014-07-31 23:23:30

TALK - A new, portable device to help people with Speech Impairments to communicate like never before. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 TALK is a device which will help those who suffer with various types of speech impairments communicate with people in normal form of speech. When wearing the device, a person can use variations in his breath to spell out letters, convey emotions or feelings or even speak out specific, predefined commands. Using acute sensors and sophisticated...

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2014-07-28 08:04:39

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The traditional handshake is increasingly being replaced as a welcoming gesture by the fist bump, and that might be a very good thing, researchers from Aberystwyth University in Wales claim in a new study. Athletes do it, the lead characters from the television show Psych do it, and even the President of the United States seems to prefer touching knuckles to shaking hands, according to AP Medical Writer Mike Stobbe. As it turns...

2014-07-25 04:21:22

Preserving the Stories of People with Disabilities SAN FRANCISCO, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Disability Visibility Project is a yearlong grassroots campaign to document the stories of people with disabilities in celebration of the upcoming 25(th )anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) in 2015. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140723/129665 In partnership with StoryCorps, the national oral history organization, Disability Visibility Project encourages...

2014-07-23 23:31:46

New Microsoft® PowerPoint add-in provides presentation designers with integrated tools to create interactive non-linear presentations. London (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 ActivePrez solves a major age-old presentation challenge. More than 25 years after the birth of PowerPoint, many presenters still use the popular software as if it were a continuous roll of acetate. Presenting an inflexible linear set of slides can often result in a disengaged audience. ActivePrez addresses the challenge...

2014-07-23 23:25:50

The innovative, 12-day stuttering therapy program at nonprofit Hollins Communications Research Institute is transforming the lives of people who stutter and opening doors of opportunity through fluency that were never before possible. Roanoke, VA (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Alan Tonelson of Riverdale Park, Md. began stuttering as a young child. While most kids outgrow the inhibiting speech condition by the age of eight, Tonelson did not. He is among the three million people in the U.S. who live...

2014-07-21 12:23:19

GREENWICH, Conn. and CHICAGO, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- North Castle Partners and its co-investors announced today that they have entered into a definitive agreement to sell Ignite USA, LLC ("Ignite"), a leading developer and marketer of reusable, environmentally friendly thermal mugs and hydration bottles primarily sold under the Contigo Brand, to Newell Rubbermaid (NYSE: NWL) for a purchase price of $308 million. For North Castle Partners, a leading private equity firm focused...

2014-07-10 23:07:31

The July/August 2014 issue of the "Monitor on Psychology" includes coverage on the latest therapies that help people who stutter gain mastery over their symptoms. Highlighted is the scientifically based, behavioral stuttering therapy program at nonprofit Hollins Communications Research Institute (HCRI). Roanoke, VA (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 The July/August 2014 issue of Monitor on Psychology, published by the American Psychological Association (APA), features coverage on the...

2014-07-09 23:04:15

New products help group facilitators discover opportunities for growth, learning, and greater productivity. Natick, MA (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 Those who are conflict-averse hate difficult conversations. It’s no wonder that experts have started calling them “Courageous Conversations.” Conversations take courage when participants are uncertain about how others will react, are scared of it getting out of control, concerned about opening a can of worms with no solution, and afraid of...


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