SIEMENS STROMBERG-CARLSON WILL BUY VOICE PROCESSING EQUIPMENT FROM COGNITRONICS
SIEMENS STROMBERG-CARLSON WILL BUY
VOICE PROCESSING EQUIPMENT FROM COGNITRONICS
STAMFORD, Conn., Nov. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Cognitronics Corporation (AMEX: CGN) said today that Siemens Stromberg-Carlson had signed a purchase agreement for two models of Cognitronics' voice processing "platform" to be used in Siemens Stromberg-Carlson's central office telephone digital-switching systems.
Terms of the new Siemens Stromberg-Carlson agreement, which will run through September 1992, were not disclosed.
"Siemens Stromberg-Carlson of Boca Raton, Fla., is the second major telephone switch manufacturer to sign up for Cognitronics' McIAS(TM) line of voice processing systems," said Matthew J. Flanigan, president and chief executive officer of Cognitronics. "This agreement reinforces the validity of our decision to build flexible and versatile voice processing systems that can be easily adapted to customer applications."
The McIAS family of voice processing systems consists of a general purpose hardware platform and differing software packages to implement a variety of applications. To date, Cognitronics has delivered over 600 McIAS systems.
The Cognitronics' platforms, called the McIAS 1100 and McIAS 2100, which will be used by Siemens Stromberg-Carlson, permit the implementation of such CLASS features as call blocking, selective call forwarding, call alerting and customer-originated trace. The systems also will provide number change announcement service.
Siemens Stromberg-Carlson designs, develops and manufactures a complete line of digital voice and data products as well as transmission products.
Cognitronics is a leading manufacturer and supplier of voice processing equipment, including telephone network announcement products and interactive voice response (IVR) systems to telephone operating companies, original equipment manufacturers and commercial users. Cognitronics also manufactures optical scanning and image processing systems and precision machined parts.
/CONTACT: Harold Mayer, vice president of Cognitronics, 203-327-5307/
(CGN) CO: Cognitronics Corporation; Siemens Stromberg-Carlson ST: Connecticut, Florida IN: TLS SU: CON GK -- NY012 -- 3797 11/13/91 09:24 EST