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2011-11-28 12:33:00

ALPHARETTA, Georgia, November 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- IVONA Software extends its Text-to-Speech portfolio yet again with the release of English voices: Nicole - Australian English, Geraint and Gwyneth - Welsh English (speaking also traditional Welsh). Together with existing British English and American English Voices, IVONA offers an impressive set of 14 English-speaking voices. Andrew Furlong, Technology Support Manager at Vision Australia, the nation's leading provider...

2011-11-22 08:21:00

MONS, Belgium, November 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mia & Kal , the brand new Acapela voice personas, vocalize language and sounds that perfectly reflect the speech commonly used in two regions in Sweden. They capture subtle, cultural layers that permeate talking applications and services such as newspaper reading, aids for the visually impaired, speech disabled and dyslectic people, public speech announcements, smart phone apps, and much more. Acapela's brand new...

2011-11-17 05:00:00

REHOVOT, Israel, Nov. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Speech Modules Ltd. announces the availability of its free s-peach(TM) Brazilian Portuguese Apps on Apple's Brazil App Store and the Android Market. s-peach gives Brazilian mobile users the ability to create SMS/text and email messages, social networking updates (Facebook, Twitter, Orkut), and Google search requests by voice and have them appear as text - all from one application. The transcribed text can also be copied for use in other...

2011-11-16 07:00:00

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Nov. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Advanced Voice Recognition Systems, Inc. ("AVRS") (OTCBB: AVOI) is pleased to provide an update on the status of the Interference in the Board of Patents Appeals and Interferences ("BPAI") and a general corporate overview. Mitchell v. Holt Interference 105,746 The Interference was declared on March 9, 2010. The proceedings culminated with oral arguments before a panel of three judges in the BPAI on January 13, 2011. AVRS has not received...

2011-10-13 04:20:01

Get the latest news in full detail while driving without having to glance at the phone's display Kawasaki, Japan, Oct 13, 2011 - (JCN Newswire) - Fujitsu Laboratories Limited today announced the development of speech interface technology that enables users to retrieve a variety of information by simply speaking into a smartphone, without having to look at the smartphone's display. After listening to a synthesized speech read the latest news and other information,...

Ghostwriting The Torah?
2011-10-12 03:21:34

New algorithm distinguishes contributors to the Old Testament with high accuracy, says TAU research In both Jewish and Christian traditions, Moses is considered the author of the Torah, the first five books of the Bible. Scholars have furnished evidence that multiple writers had a hand in composing the text of the Torah. Other books of the Hebrew Bible and of the New Testament are also thought to be composites. However, delineating these multiple sources has been a laborious task. Now...

2011-10-06 11:00:00

MILPITAS, Calif., Oct. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: ABBYY, a leading provider of document recognition, data capture and linguistic technologies and professional services, will present at this week's TAUS User Conference 2011, a premier translation industry event. During the presentation, the company will present on a recent breakthrough in machine translation, ABBYY Compreno. The company will discuss the development efforts behind this beta technology, as well as provide insight into...

2011-10-04 13:11:00

ALPHARETTA, Georgia, October 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- IVONA Software today announced that its IVONA SDK, available through IVONA Developer Program ( http://www.ivona.com/developers), now features support for iOS, including iPhone and iPad devices. This, together with support for Android, MeeGo, Linux and Windows Phone 7, makes IVONA SDK consistent, easy to use Text to Speech technology for all developers interested in giving the top Speech User Interface experience to their apps...

2011-09-27 09:55:23

Grammatical Structures Key in Tuning Us to Speech In a study published in the open-access journal Frontiers in Language Sciences, researchers led by Prof. Iris Berent of Northeastern University show that our ability to identify sounds as speech critically depends on linguistic structures as opposed to acoustic properties.    In a world where the acoustic environment is rich with a buzzing, booming mixture of noises, bellows and musical tunes, humans identify speech...

2011-09-25 13:00:00

Pingar Research welcomes noted natural language processing and text mining expert researcher Anna Divoli; Initiates research project to automate the creation of custom taxonomies with University of Waikato. Auckland (PRWEB) September 25, 2011 Today at the Rutherford Innovation Showcase Event, Pingar announced increased investment in research and development to accelerate innovation in transforming unstructured data into business intelligence, addressing a significant and growing business...