Programming speech applications is becoming easier for people outside the IT department.
Advances in AI, machine learning, natural language processing, and more fueled speech industry progress in the past year.
ReadSpeaker, a Dutch company founded in 1999, has operated as a subsidiary of HOYA since 2017. It provides text-to-speech solutions with more than 110 voices in more than 35 languages, but its most significant work has been in the area of customized voice creation.
The latest developments and trends in seven important sectors.