a couple of links for the annotated bookmark bin.
“In this article, I’ll discuss the concept of voice portals and the associated architecture. I’ll then show how
simple design patterns — together with XML and XSL — can be used to deliver Internet content and
services cost effectively not only to web browsers and various wireless devices, but also to any telephone via VoiceXML (for more information on the VoiceXML Standard, see http://www.voicexml.org/). I’ll then present an implementation of this architecture that uses software that is freely available on the Internet. Finally, I’ll examine key business and technical issues associated with voice-driven applications.”