Microsoft and SVOX join forces for TTS solutions

Microsoft and SVOX join forces for TTS solutions
SVOX AG, a Swiss company providing Text to Speech (TTS) solutions, and Microsoft Automotive Business Unit are joining forces to speech enable in-vehicle communication, entertainment, information and navigation products. As a result, latest Microsoft Auto 3.0 SDK is available now with SVOX text-to-speech.

“Thanks to this great partnership with Microsoft, we will be able to incorporate the rapidly changing trends in consumer electronics into the world of automotive electronics in a meaningful way,” said Volker Jantzen, CEO at SVOX.

Other SVOX partners such as Clarion, Elektrobit, Harman/Becker provide their navigation systems featuring SVOX TTS to BMW, Audi, Daimler, Nissan, PSA, and Volkswagen. In the mobile navigation market SVOX works with Destinator, Falk Marco Polo Interactive and Nokia (Nokia 500 PND).

Monday, June 30th 2008

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