Loquendo TTS Awarded Best Innovation in Multi-lingual Speech Synthesis
TURIN, Italy - Loquendo, the global speech technology company, today announced that the Loquendo TTS (text-to-speech) engine was awarded the "Best Innovation in Multi-Lingual Speech Synthesis" prize at AVIOS-SpeechTEK West 2005, in San Francisco. The AVIOS Awards are presented to companies for their technology innovations and are selected by a committee assembled by American Voice Input/Output Society (AVIOS) board members.
At SpeechTEK West, Loquendo unveiled the new emotional version of the Loquendo TTS engine. Loquendo is the first speech market player to offer its customers the possibility to make their vocal messages as expressive as human conversation. Besides conveying Emotional Expressivity, the new version of Loquendo TTS provides a range of advanced features, including Mixed Language Support and Audio Mixing in a vast array of languages from around the world.
Loquendo offers a full range of technological components to rapidly and easily create best-of-breed solutions in 16 languages. Currently available languages include U.S. and U.K. English, Castilian, Catalan, Mexican, Chilean and Argentinean Spanish, Italian, German, French, Dutch, Greek, Mandarin Chinese, Brazilian, Portuguese and Swedish in both male and female voices.