SpeechWorks Launches Speechify 2.1
Boston, MA - SpeechWorks International Inc. (Nasdaq:SPWX), a developer of speech recognition and TTS technologies and services, announced the launch of Speechify 2.1 TTS software. This new release delivers synthesized speech, introduces a new, custom voice and a formal program for producing new custom voices, and provides new tools that allow service providers to mix TTS and recorded prompts. "SpeechWorks has focused on improving the R.O.I. from TTS by lowering the cost of development and maintenance for pre-recorded speech elements," said Mark Plakias, senior vice president of Voice & Wireless Commerce at the Kelsey Group. "The technology has gotten so advanced it is now difficult to distinguish from human speech."