Yes you need a separate server. From the admin guide
"Voice-recognition features allow subscribers to interact with Cisco Unity by speaking rather than by using the phone keypad. The features are licensed by number of concurrent sessions, and require installation and configuration of voice-recognition software on a separate and dedicated server. Voice recognition is not available to outside callers."
You need a Unity Voice Recognition Server. This software can be purchased from Cisco. It is a linux based OS and runs on a separate server. Installation guide is below. We've been using this for a while. Works pretty well.
Speech Connect doesn't do anything for you in this scenario. That is a Speech-Enabled Auto Attendant. Brandon is correct - you would want to use a Voice Rec server and you'll need to check your licensing to ensure you have enough sessions to cover what your anticipated usage is (also based on how many ports you have for the system as a whole).
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