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SVOX adds Arabic, continues to expand TTS language portfolio

Brings the total number of languages in the TTS portfolio to 25 and the number of voices to 36

(PresseBox) (Zürich, ) SVOX, the leading provider of embedded speech solutions, today announced the immediate availability of Arabic language across the range of SVOX Automotive and SVOX Mobile speech output products, according to company’s CTO Marcel Riedi. The addition of this highly intelligible male voice brings the total number of languages in the SVOX TTS portfolio to 25 and the number of voices to 36, with availability for all major platforms and various footprints.

The modular architecture of SVOX speech output systems means that the new voice is offered across the whole range of TTS solutions based on unit selection technology, namely SVOX Automotive TTS (Standard, Pro and Plus configurations) and SVOX Mobile TTS (Standard and Pro configurations).

Martin Reber, SVOX CEO, noted: “Arabic is one of the most spoken languages in the world and an official language in 25 countries. As the region grows in prosperity, customers of SVOX are getting more and more interested in the language being accommodated on their automotive and mobile products. SVOX is pleased to enable consumers in the region to communicate with their devices naturally, using their native language.”

SVOX is constantly working to extend and update its portfolio of TTS languages and voices, with more languages, including Hungarian, under development. Now available are: Arabic, Cantonese and Mandarin Chinese, Czech, Danish, Dutch, US and UK English, Finnish, European and Canadian French, German, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Brazilian and European Portuguese, Russian, European and North American Spanish, Swedish and Turkish.

SVOX AG

SVOX, a leading supplier of embedded speech solutions, has a reputation for quality and customer focus. SVOX drives adoption of speech user interfaces in automotive and mobile device industries. The company offers Speech Recognition (ASR), Speech Output (TTS) as well as complete Speech Dialog solutions. Our focus on quality and the use of flexible software architectures allows for optimized embedded speech solutions that can be easily tailored to customers’ technical requirements and market needs. For more information, please visit: www.svox.com.