Technological Advantages of Automated Name and Address Capture Subject of Presentation at SpeechTEK Conference

For Immediate Release 
Orinda, CA January 24, 2006
A founding principal of National Directory Information Services, LLC will discuss the technical advantages of automated name and address capture at the SpeechTEK West Conference and Exposition, on Wednesday, February 1, from 3:30 to 5, in San Francisco. 
Richard Weerts will participate in the panel discussion: "Digging Deeper: Technical Issues in Speech Technology and Application Delivery" (Wednesday, Feb. 1, 3:30 to 5). The presentation, which is part of the AVIOS Technology Symposium, will provide the most current information about the internal workings of speech technology and their delivery platforms. The presentation is entitled "Name and Address Capture: Data, Services and Implementation."  
Weerts has been involved in the electronic and online directory information business for more than seven years. During that time, he has worked directly with all types of business customers of directory data. Before founding National Directory Information Services, he was the chief operating officer of, a subscription-based, consumer and business online and XML service that provides telephone-company-based directory assistance.  
His company, National Directory Information Services, will be one of the few exhibitors at SpeechTEK offering data-directory services. National Directory Information Services is the growing leader in the speech technology industry, providing directory information to IVR hosts, platform vendors and developers. The company's 411XML product line combines the most accurate and comprehensive directory data with seamless integration tools. 411XML products and services provide contact data on inbound callers for automating registrations, activations, marketing and many other transactions. 
SpeechTEK West, which will be held January 30 through February 1 in San Francisco, is a premier showcase of the latest trends and products in speech technology, which is projected to become a $6 billion industry in the next few years.  
About National Directory Information Services/411XML 
National Directory Information Services LLC is the leading developer of automated directory assistance information for companies that need fast and accurate electronic data for sales, customer care and operations. The company's primary product line, 411XML, provides directory data in real time to interactive voice response applications, call center agent screens or any Internet-enabled application with an unprecedented level of accuracy. The privately held company is headquartered in Orinda, California. For more information, call (800) 396-3179, email or go online to  
411XML is a registered trademark of National Directory Information Services. Other product or company names may be trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners.  
Richard Weerts 
National Directory Information Services 
(925) 254-6518