AVST Absorbs NEC Division

Fothill Ranch-based Applied Voice & Speech Technologies, a developer of telephony software and unified communications products, and NEC Corporation of America said today that the two are in a strategic technology relationship. According to the two, AVST will integrate Active Voice, a division of NEC, into AVST. Financial details of the deal wre not disclosed. According to the firms, AVST will manufacture, support and enhance specific Active Voice product offerings for NEC.