Interactions’ Virtual Assistant Solutions Honored for Exceptional Speech Technology for Fourth Consecutive Year

FRANKLIN, MA – (June 25, 2015) — Interactions, provider of awarding winning speech and natural language understanding technology, today announced that TMC, a global, integrated media company, has awarded Interactions’ Virtual Assistant Solutions with a 2015 Speech Technology Excellence Award. This is the fourth consecutive year Interactions has received this accolade.

The eleventh-annual Speech Technology Excellence Awards, presented by CUSTOMER Magazine, honors companies who have demonstrated innovation in speech technology solutions that improve the bottom line for their customers.

“We’re honored to be recognized with a fourth consecutive Speech Technology Excellence award for our efforts to make self-service technology less frustrating and more conversational,” said Mike Iacobucci, CEO, Interactions. “Whether at home, in the office or on the road, Interactions is improving the way people interface with technology to lead more productive lives.”

Interaction’s Virtual Assistant Solutions provide organizations such as Hyatt, Best Western, EyeMed, TXU Energy, Asurion, Humana, AllConnect and a number of high profile Fortune 100 businesses with the only customer self-service application that combines natural language technology with human intelligence to surpass 95 percent understanding. Built with patented Adaptive-Understanding technology, the solutions are able to navigate barriers to understanding that limit other virtual assistant technology, including background noise, grammatically incorrect sentences and heavy accents. This enables consumers to interact with Interactions’ virtual assistant technology in the same manner they would speak to another human, helping both the consumer and business get more done faster.

“Interactions has demonstrated to the editors of CUSTOMER magazine that its product is both innovative and a leader in the speech technology industry. Interactions’ Virtual Assistant Solutions has proven its superior capabilities and has ultimately improved the bottom line for its customers,” said Rich Tehrani, CEO, TMC.

The Speech Technology Excellence Awards will be published in the June 2015 edition of Customer Magazine.

For more information about Interactions’ conversational virtual assistant solutions, visit

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