Fonix Announces FonixTalk TTS

SALT LAKE CITY-- Fonix Speech released FonixTalk 6.0, an updated version of its text-to-speech (TTS) technology.

FonixTalk 6.0 is multi-language TTS software that builds upon Fonix's legacy DECtalk product, while making significant improvements in the technology's ability to produce more natural, less robotic-sounding synthetic speech.

FonixTalk 6.0 features include:

  • Intelligible, natural-sounding synthetic speech;
  • Small memory footprint;
  • A wide array of supported hardware platforms and operating systems;
  • Multiple languages, including English, Spanish, German, French, Italian, and Korean, with Chinese and Japanese expected later this year;
  • Improved vocal tract and intonation technology; and
  • Improved female and child voices, and other voices that can be customized and tuned for specific needs.

    Manufacturers and developers can use FonixTalk TTS to create speech-enabled applications for handheld electronic devices like dictionaries and translators, PDAs, mobile phones, automotive applications, and devices to assist people with disabilities.

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