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2013-03-12 23:01:55

Mobile devices and easy interaction with them through speech and language combine to create a critical technology innovation that will drive the economy and must be part of every company´s “mobile strategy.” AVIOS´s Mobile Voice Conference in April provides a guide to the implications of this key trend for businesses. San Jose, CA (PRWEB) March 12, 2013 Bill Scholz, president of the non-profit industry organization, the Applied Voice Input Output Society (AVIOS), said,...

2013-02-25 23:05:00

Califone headsets supplement speech recognition software from Carnegie Speech, used by thousands of language learners throughout the United States. San Fernando, Calif. (PRWEB) February 25, 2013 Califone International, Inc. announced today that Carnegie Speech, the premier developer of software for assessing and teaching spoken language skills, will now provide Califone headsets to support its speech recognition software. Carnegie Speech has thousands of customers throughout the world...

2013-02-21 12:24:41

MONS, Belgium, February 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Just slightly bigger than a smartphone, the latest text to speech communication device from Toby Churchill has been designed for literate people to help them communicate more confidently and fluently with anyone. It enables users to generate words, phrases and sentences rapidly, to be an active participant in the conversation, and to make themselves clearly heard. "Conversational analysis has shown that you've got as little...

2013-02-12 08:37:00

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Feb. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Advanced Voice Recognition Systems, Inc. ("AVRS") (OTCQB: AVOI) announced today it is in discussions with certain firms dedicated to assisting in the commercialization of intellectual assets. "We believe it is important to explore many different avenues to determine the best method to realize the greatest return and value for our intellectual property," said Walter Geldenhuys, President and CEO of AVRS. "We plan to inform our shareholders of...

2013-01-16 23:00:26

Speech-enabled Software Assists in Pronunciation Comparisons Santa Clara, CA (PRWEB) January 16, 2013 NeoSpeech, an innovative text-to-speech (TTS) and speech technology solution provider, announced today the release of the VoiceEZCALL English Learning Program software. Based on English speech recognition and analysis technology, VoiceEZCALL lets users know the results of their English language pronunciation by automatically comparing it to a native speaker´s pronunciation....

2012-12-21 05:01:19

Andy Way, one of the world's foremost authorities on machine translation (MT), has joined Lingo24 as Director of Machine Translation. He will be spearheading the Scottish company´s move into MT and post-edited MT (PEMT) and building a world-class team with close links to academia. New York, NY (PRWEB) December 20, 2012 The team will be based at Lingo24´s new office in Manchester, due to open in January. It will initially consist of at least four experienced MT developers, as well...

2012-12-12 05:00:31

NeoSpeech brings a new Canadian French Text to Speech voice to developers. Santa Clara, CA (PRWEB) December 11, 2012 NeoSpeech, an innovative text-to-speech (TTS) solution provider, has released a new artificial Text to Speech voice Chloe, who will speak Canadian French. Chloe was born after years of intensive research on Canadian French language, voice recordings by professionally training voice-over actor, and synthesis and NLP (Natural Language Processing) by R&D speech experts....

Microsoft Translates Your Speech, Voice Into Chinese
2012-11-10 09:21:42

Rebecca Darrah for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Microsoft unveiled a new translation technology this week that converts spoken English into spoken Chinese nearly instantaneously. The system then pumps the translation through speakers in the user's own voice, preserving both the intonation and cadence. The technology is based on a new technique known as Deep Neural Networks (DNN), which uses human brain behavior to develop enhanced speech recognizers. This differs from...

2012-10-24 23:47:11

Help is on the way for people who suffer from vocal cord dysfunction. Researchers are developing methods that will contribute to manufacturing voice prostheses with improved affective features. For example, for little girls who have lost their voices, the improved artificial voice devices can produce age-appropriate voices, instead of the usual voice of an adult male. These advances in artificial voice production have been made possible by results achieved in a research project led by...

2012-10-23 07:28:45

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. and RAANANA, Israel, Oct. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CEVA, Inc. (NASDAQ: CEVA), the leading licensor of silicon intellectual property (SIP) platform solutions and DSP cores, and Rubidium Ltd, a global supplier of embedded speech processing technologies, today announced the companies have partnered to deliver enhanced speech processing solutions for smart devices, integrating Rubidium's market-proven suite of speech recognition, text-to-speech and biometric...