SpeechWorks' Speechify Selected by Boeing

BOSTON, MA - SpeechWorks International Inc. (Nasdaq: SPWX), a developer of speech technologies and services, announced that The Boeing Company (NYSE: BA) has selected its Speechify text-to-speech (TTS) engine to support a portion of the on-board alert warning system in the next-generation AH-64D Apache Longbow multi-role combat helicopter. The AH-64D Apache Longbow, in production by Boeing in Mesa, AZ, is the newest version of the combat-proven AH-64A Apache and a candidate to fulfill the attack helicopter and reconnaissance requirements of numerous armed forces worldwide. "We are pleased that Boeing has selected Speechify to play a vital role in its voice warning system," said Steve Chambers, chief marketing officer at SpeechWorks. "Once again, Speechify was chosen for a mission critical application based on its high-quality, human-sounding text to speech output." Speechify customers in North America include America Online, Bell Canada, Microsoft, National Weather Service and Yahoo!.
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