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Hoya Text-to-Speech Engines Gets Top Accuracy Marks

ReadSpeaker--a HOYA Speech company--announced that the two Hoya Speech text-to-speech (TTS) engines, rSpeak and Neospeech (which uses Hoya Speech's VoiceText TTS engine), topped the 2018 Voice Information Associates Text-to-Speech Accuracy Testing charts.
Posted May 24, 2018
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ReadSpeaker--a HOYA Speech company--announced that the two Hoya Speech text-to-speech (TTS) engines, rSpeak and Neospeech (which uses Hoya Speech’s VoiceText TTS engine), topped the 2018 Voice Information Associates Text-to-Speech Accuracy Testing charts. The long-time speech industry observer has once again recognized Hoya Speech as offering the most accurate TTS voices on the market.

In their freshly released Text-to-Speech Accuracy Testing 2018 report (PDF) Voice Information Associates states that 11 commercially available TTS products were tested for accuracy performance. The average score for all units tested was 80% correct. Overall scores ranged from 60.7% to 98.6% correct.

Among the 11 TTS products tested, representing the text to speech vendors’ latest available releases, rSpeak Technologies stole the show with an overall accuracy rate of 98.6% and Neospeech (VoiceText) also proved its outstanding performance at 95.6%.

Hoya Speech TTS engines leverage a unique combination of text normalization, lexical lookup, grapheme to phoneme modelling, prosody modelling, manuscript creation, recording of voice talent and acoustic database creation to ensure that the outstanding, lifelike quality of Hoya Speech TTS voices enhances the user experience across all markets.

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