SVOX Introduces New TTS Software for Embedded Solutions

ZURICH, SWITZERLAND -- SVOX AG, a Swiss provider of synthetic speech technology, is introducing a new development in the sphere of text-to-speech software. SVOX SMART was conceived as an embedded application in mobile communication devices such as PDAs, Smart Phones as well as for automotive solutions. SVOX SMART is available in multiple languages, and is designed to be compatible with the Windows CE operating system. Designed as an embedded solution, the new software offers quality in voice, sound and speech fluency. SVOX SMART can read and comprehend text information that is provided in SMS messages or e-mails. As a result, users have the same communications options with access to information in any place and at any time, but to an even greater degree. SVOX SMART has a low memory storage requirements of these products (footprint) of less than 1 MB due to integration with the text-to-speech software, which also allows for personalized operational control of parameters such as speech speed, pronunciation and exception ruling. "In the field of personal communications and telematics we are seeing unparalleled demand for high performance solutions that can bring the user information in a reliable and comprehensible manner, yet without placing large demands on memory storage" explains Volker Jantzen, founder and CEO of SVOX, with regard to the new product. He goes on to state: "Experience in the field of synthetic speech technology over many years has allowed SVOX to develop the ultimate solutions in this area -- solutions that build on proven technology yet at the same time use new developments to pioneer the future of communications and information." Further areas of application for SVOX SMART will include the areas of medicine, commerce and manufacturing. Data can be both sent and received from a number of different information sources, without the eyes or hands of the users being required to either read or input the textual information. Information for this story was gathered from SVOX.
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