STUDENT SOFTWARE DEVELOPERS CAN WIN UP TO $25,000 IN IBM "COOL BLUE VOICEXML CHALLENGE" Friday 8 December 2000 PDF Print IBM today announced the "Cool Blue VoiceXML Challenge," a VoiceXML contest for students at universities, colleges and technical schools in the United States, Canada, Australia, the U.K. and Ireland. The Web-based contest is designed to promote the use of VoiceXML, a new standard for making Internet content accessible via phone, and to begin cultivating the skills base of the future community of software developers. Prizes range from $25,000 (USD) and an IBM internship, to IBM ThinkPad PCs, major sports travel packages (airfare, hotel, car rental, and game tickets) amongst others, and will be awarded for the BEST VoiceXML APPLICATIONS and for the University, College or Technical Programming School with the most qualified submissions. To enter, contestants must complete the online registration form by 12:00 a.m. on December 31, 2000. Online entries must be submitted no later than 11:59 p.m. on February 15, 2001. Winners will be notified on or around March 15th, 2001. For full contest details, including official rules and registration, visit http://www.ibm.com/software/speech/contest About IBM With over 30 years of research and development and a portfolio of more than 100 voice technology patents, IBM is the global leader in providing access to data through end-to-end voice integrated solutions that enable organizational effectiveness for e-business development. For more information about IBM Voice Systems, visit http://www.ibm.com/software/voice Public Relations Contact: Jonathan Batty Brodeur Worldwide 01753 790700 firstname.lastname@example.org This press release was distributed by ResponseSource Press Release Wire on behalf of Pleon in the following categories: Consumer Technology, Personal Finance, Business & Finance, Computing & Telecoms, for more information visit https://pressreleasewire.responsesource.com/about.