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SVOX Speech Technology at Olympic Games 2008

Hot news: Digital Broadcasting Information Service "Journaline" Demonstrated at Olympic Games 2008

(PresseBox) (Zurich, ) To support the increased need for information at the 2008 Summer Olympics in China, the new text-based Digital Radio information service “Journaline” delivers added value to the listener. Integrated into selected Audi shuttle vehicles used in Beijing, this service provides passengers and drivers with up-to-date information in the form of a “sports and news ticker” with SVOX speech technology reading aloud the ticker text.

Interested visitors to Beijing or the Olympic Games are welcome to try out the service in an Audi VIP car in Beijing in the week 2008-08-09 until 2008-08-15. The VIP car is located at Audi China Technical Competence Center (AC-TCC), De Sheng Men Wai Shuang Quan Pu Beijing 100192, China.


SVOX AG is the leading provider of embedded speech solutions for the automotive and mobile device industries. The SVOX Text-to-Speech system, the company's signature product, is part of a full product suite of small, fast and multilingual applications that enable computers and other electronic devices to convert written text into natural-sounding and easily comprehensible speech. SVOX's focus on embedded speech allows for specifically optimized solutions, and its software architecture provides customers with a speech engine that can be easily tailored to their technical requirements and market needs.