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Text to Speech

Technology solutions with the capabilities to interpret electronic text and generate audible speech from the text are becoming more commonplace as people find more uses in everyday products. See below for the latest text-to-speech news, trends, and solutions.

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The Top Speech Technologies and Vendors: The 2021 Speech Industry Awards

Advances in AI, machine learning, natural language processing, and more fueled speech industry progress in the past year.

2021 Speech Industry Award Winner: AppTek Takes Captioning to New Screens

AppTek has a long history of innovation in the areas of artificial intelligence, speech recognition, machine translation, natural language processing and understanding, and text-to-speech technologies, and finally it is getting the worldwide recognition it deserves.

2021 Speech Industry Award Winner: ReadSpeaker Gives a New Voice to TTS

ReadSpeaker has been leading the way in text-to-speech (TTS) for more than two decades, delivering high-quality, lifelike voices for artificial intelligence-driven conversational applications, interactive voice response systems, and embedded applications.

2021 Speech Industry Award Winner: SoundHound Feeds the Voice-Enabled Drive-Through

Speech technology has started to transform drive-through and drive-in interactions for quick-service restaurant chains, and Santa Clara, Calif.-based SoundHound is at the forefront of that innovation.

Industry Voices

What is Readability? And How to Make Documents Accessible

These tips will help make sure screen readers can clearly convey your content.

Harnessing the Power of our Next Generation Voice Solutions

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The Future of Intelligent Voice Assistants

Will you have one voice assistant or many? Which model will dominate?

Speech Is Up for Any Challenge

As consumers' interactions shifted to digital channels, voice has become the interface of choice for many of those interactions.

How Can Speech Technology Help?

Looking at all the ways speech recognition can step up amid the pandemic

Speech Technology in the Midst of the Coronavirus

This is the time for speech technology—and all online communication technologies—to leap into action

Speech Technology Reports and Research

The Definitive Guide to Speech Recognition

Sponsored by Deepgram

The Secret to Having a Highly Accurate Auto Dialer

Sponsored by LumenVox

How to “Mod” Your Own Speech Recognition Engine

Sponsored by Mod9 Technologies

Rethinking Voice in the Customer Experience Paradigm

Sponsored by Verint

Text to Speech Companies and Suppliers