Speech Technology eWeekly - December 19, 2007


Text-to-Speech, Personalized for the Holidays

Internet startup MakeBeliever.com incorporates text-to-speech technology on its V-Greetings, electronic video greeting cards that speak directly to recipients.

Giving Speech for the Holidays

FreedomVOICE Systems donates voice-to-text technology to children's group

One for All: UC to See Huge Growth

Wainhouse Research and In-Stat earlier this week released a global forecast that predicts that the unified communications products and services market will hit the $48.7 billion mark by 2012, a 13 percent increase from current levels.

Speech Used to Pimp News

Tech startup PimpMyNews.com announced its wide launch today. Dubbed the world's first "talking social news site," PimpMyNews speechifies newsfeeds and blog entries from around the Internet using text-to-speech technology from a variety of vendors, including NeoSpeech.


Study Shows VoIP Quality Leaves Room for Improvement

Targeted Advertising or Eavesdropping?

Speech Technology News

Sensory Announces New Time-Setting Technology

FluentChip 3.1 includes ability to set clocks with natural voice commands.

Alltel Adds Voicemail-to-Text Capabilities on Mobile Phones

Wireless carrier late last week launched a new Voice2TXT service, powered by speech-to-text provider SpinVox.