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Brad Cook
Cepstral Brings Pro-Quality Text-to-Speech Voices to Mac
04/04/05 12:30 PM PT | TechNewsWorld | 638 Words

... Cepstral has announced that its professional-quality text-to-speech (TTS) voices are now available for use with Mac OS X v10.2 or higher, including the upcoming version of Mac OS X 10.4 known as "Tiger," which will feature a new spoken interface technology called...

Jay Lyman
Toshiba Pushes VoIP and Text-to-Speech in New PDAs
10/24/03 9:59 AM PT | TechNewsWorld | 597 Words

Toshiba said the newest versions of its "thin-and-light value-priced" handhelds, priced at US$299 for the e400 and $599 for the VoIP-capable e800 series, allow users to access data by voice and hear text documents read to them via text-to-speech audio-playback software .

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Patrick Nelson
PDF to Speech Stumbles a Bit but Sounds Nicer Than Android
03/30/12 5:00 AM PT | LinuxInsider | 694 Words

The Classic Text-to-Speech Engine from SVOX is available for free at Google Play. I've been looking at ways to optimize the time I spend sitting in traffic. The old days when listening to the radio constituted the sum extent of productivity achieved while...

Nancy Cohen
Cepstral Opens Protocol Library to Spur Development
08/21/07 1:48 PM PT | LinuxInsider | 377 Words

The mission is to spur the development of telephony applications that interact with text-to-speech (TTS) and automatic speech recognition (ASR).

Less Drudgery, More Innovation
The announcement is Cepstral's effort to free up outside developers' time and labor. In offering...

Erika Morphy
Amazon: Only Copyright Holders Can Unzip Kindle's Lips
03/02/09 1:15 PM PT | E-Commerce Times | 738 Words

Amazon has backed off from the brewing legal controversy surrounding the text-to-speech function in its Kindle 2 electronic book reader. The feature allows users to hear the text of a book read aloud, although not in the dramatic -- or even conversational --...

Paul Korzeniowski
Speech Recognition Software Slowly Making Progress
04/27/05 5:00 AM PT | TechNewsWorld | 984 Words

When combined with speech-to-text and/or text-to-speech technology, speech recognition systems can automate the entire customer service process.

"Because of the growing emphasis on customer service recently, many companies have become interested in speech recognition systems," said Daniel Hong, industry analyst at market...

Erika Morphy
Edify Ships New Multichannel App
07/17/02 12:19 PM PT | CRM Buyer | 394 Words

Upgraded features in the new release include natural language speech recognition , integrated text-to-speech capabilities and an e-service suite supported by a unified knowledge repository. It is the first Edify product that supports the SOAP (simple object access protocol) and SAPI (text-to-speech engine)...

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KDE Version 3.4 Unveiled
03/16/05 3:44 PM PT | LinuxInsider | 223 Words

KDE 3.4 includes an advanced KDE text-to-speech framework, which integrates into KDE's PDF viewer, editor and Web browser and into its new speaker tool KSayIt. For people with limited vision, several high-contrast themes have been added, including a complete monochrome icon set. Other...

Jack M. Germain
Vinux Enhances Productivity for Visually Impaired Users
11/23/15 5:36 PM PT | LinuxInsider | 1458 Words

The text-to-speech voice readouts of each key pressed and the locational announcements as your move the mouse around the desktop are good features for the target audience.

Another prominent accessibility feature in Vinux is the default text-to-speech reader. It announces each...

Renay San Miguel
Amazon Fires Up Kindle Sequel
02/09/09 11:40 AM PT | E-Commerce Times | 950 Words

Reviewing the Sequel
Kay, who has worked on speech-to-text and text-to-speech issues with companies for several years, is intrigued by the Kindle's Read-to-Me feature. "It's interesting. The problem of text-to-speech is that it's relatively easy to do compared to the...

Jay Lyman
Microsoft's New Voice-Command Software Gets Heard
10/30/03 2:57 PM PT | TechNewsWorld | 572 Words

Toshiba added voice-control and text-to-speech software to its new consumer-oriented Pocket PC e400 and the high-end e800 series, enabling users to open applications by speaking the words "contacts" or "calendar," among other voice commands.

Toshiba's new PDAs also come with software...

Erika Morphy
Nuance's Nina Challenges Siri, and She Means Business
08/07/12 9:42 AM PT | TechNewsWorld | 702 Words

Nina can be used by smartphone application developers -- or any other type of user who would like to deploy the technology's mix of speech recognition , text-to-speech and voice biometric technology, for that matter. Nuance is offering Nina as a hosted, cloud-based...

John P. Mello Jr.
Mango Makes Windows Phone a Contender
09/28/11 8:59 AM PT | TechNewsWorld | 818 Words

Microsoft on Tuesday released the latest version of its smartphone operating system , a version that could make handsets using...

Richard Adhikari
Samsung Gives Galaxy Tab 3 Another Inch
06/04/13 2:59 PM PT | TechNewsWorld | 607 Words

It features S Translator, which provides instant translation through voice recognition and through text in applications such as email and text messages for both speech-to-text and text-to-speech . The preloaded S Travel Smart Travel Companion provides real-time local information and lets users...

Nora Macaluso
Stock Watch: Yahoo! Phone Alliance Lifts SpeechWorks, Net2Phone
10/11/00 12:00 AM PT | E-Commerce Times | 136 Words

The deal, he said, exposes millions of people to the company's Speechify text-to-speech engine.

Yahoo! also announced an alliance with Net2Phone on Tuesday. The new service will allow users to access e-mail , news and other information by telephone , as well...

Mary Hillebrand
IBM Debuts Voice-Enabled Web Products
06/23/00 12:00 AM PT | E-Commerce Times | 682 Words

By launching seven new voice technology products, IBM (NYSE: IBM) declared its commitment Thursday to developing voice technology as a key...

Mark W. Vigoroso
Travelocity's New Speech-Recognition Option Might Signal Trend
08/07/01 5:45 PM PT | E-Commerce Times | 529 Words

The new service combines automated speech recognition capabilities with voice portal technologies, including natural sounding text-to-speech and the ability to ask for and retrieve Web-based information.

Travelocity customers using the service will now be able to remotely confirm travel information, including...

John P. Mello Jr.
Kindle Gets a Little Bigger, a Little Better With DX Reader
08/25/09 4:00 AM PT | TechNewsWorld | 1082 Words

There's a text-to-speech feature, too. It will read text to you in awful synthetic speech. That's not a knock against Amazon. It's just the state of the art of the technology, which seems stuck in a rut.

You can also listen...

Richard Adhikari
How Big a Wallop Could Moto Give Apple With ITC Patent Complaint?
08/21/12 5:00 AM PT | TechNewsWorld | 700 Words

Welcome to Moto City
Motorola's complaint appears to target Apple's use of a location identifier, media function controls, a message manager program, a text-to-speech converter that can also convert speech to text, the ability to sync multiple devices' messaging capabilities,...

Clare Saliba
Lycos Counters Yahoo! with Voice Portal
10/12/00 12:00 AM PT | E-Commerce Times | 382 Words

Instead, Yahoo! subscribers must first punch phone buttons for its text-to-speech transformation technology to then deliver e-mail and related content.

Lycos and Yahoo! are the latest entrants into the high stakes field of Web-based telephone services. Although many analysts acknowledge that such...

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