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Text-to-speech (TTS) Software
Text-to-speech technology is widely used in a variety of applications. Within the domain of call centres, the primary application is within IVR systems.


Consulting Projects Involving Text-to-speech
Occidental Communications has undertaken assignments advising clients on the potential for the use of speech technologies. A number of such projects have, following analyses of clients' call types, involve the design of a complete IVR application using speech recognition and subsequent procurement of the solution. For more details, see the Call Centre Consulting page.


International Directory
This directory is of developers of text to speech software. In contrast to other Internet sites that purport to be directories of text to speech recognition software, this directory does not include any integrators, consultants, conference organisers, magazines, distributors or providers of products related to text to speech software. Every one of the companies listed has developed the text to speech software listed therein - they are not integrators or incorporators of text to speech software developed by others.


Acapela Group
33, Boulevard Dolez, 7000 Mons, Belgium
Phone+32 6537 4275
Fax +32 6537 4276
Internet http://www.acapela-group.com
E-mail press [at] acapela-group.com

The Acapela Group develops TTS software for telephony circuit cards (Acapela High Quality and Acapela High Density) which it sells for use in IVR systems, for embedded applications (Pocket Babil), for telecom and multimedia applications (Babil Version 2.5 and Infovox) and for automotive, mobile terminal applications

ProductsAcapela High Quality and Acapela High Density
Languages generatedAcapela High Quality: Arabic, Dutch, American English, British English, Flemish, French, German, Italian, Norwegian, Polish, Spanish and Swedish
Acapela High Density: Czech, Danish, Finnish, Icelandic, Portuguese, Brazilian Portuguese, Russian, South American Spanish and Turkish
AvailabilityWorldwide, via the Internet
ProductBabil Version 2.5, Pocket Babil
Languages generatedCzech, Dutch, French, American English, British English, German, Italian, European Portuguese, Brazilian Portuguese, Spanish and Turkish
AvailabilityBelgium, France, Germany, Israel, The Netherlands, UK, USA
ProductInfovox 210, 230, 310, 330, Infovox Enterprise
Languages generatedDanish, Dutch, American English, British English, French, Finnish, German, Icelandic, Italian, Norwegian, Spanish and Swedish
AvailabilityBelgium, Austria, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Iceland, Italy, The Netherlands, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, UK, USA
ProductSpeech Cube (enterprise and telco telephony), Networks Cube (large scale telco services), Pocket Speech (PDA), Speech engine & Digalo (PC, multimedia applications, entertainment, talking characters, productivity software)
Languages generatedArabic, Dutch, American English, British English, French, German, Italian, Polish, Brazilian Portuguese, Russian, Castilian Spanish and Latin American Spanish
AvailabilityEast and West Europe, Latin America, North America, India
NoteThe Acapela Group also develops speech recognition and voice authentication software.


Aculab
Lakeside, Bramley Road, Mount Farm, Milton Keynes, MK1 1PT UK
Phone+44 1908 273800
Fax +44 1908 273801
Internet http://www.aculab.com
E-mail info [at] aculab.com

Aculab develops TTS software for telephony circuit cards which it sells for use in IVR systems

ProductAculab Text-to-Speech V2.0
Languages generatedAmerican English, British English, French, German and Latin American Spanish. Dutch, Italian and Brazilian Portuguese are in development
AvailabilityUK, Australia, Germany and the USA
NoteAculab also develops speech recognition software.


Alcatel-Lucent
600 Mountain Ave., Murray Hill, NJ 07974 USA
Phone+1 908 582 3000
Fax +1 908 582 4630
Internet http://www.alcatel-lucent.com
E-mail speech [at] alcatel-lucent.com (Not working as of 03/2008)

Alcatel-Lucent develops TTS software for implementation within IVR systems.

ProductsLTTS R3.2 and Articulator
Languages generatedLTTS R3.2: British English
Articulator: American English, Canadian French, European French, German, Italian, Mandarin, Castilian Spanish and Mexican Spanish
AvailabilityWorldwide


Altech (Applied Language Technologies)
Altech renamed itself Speechworks and was subsequently acquired by Scansoft in 2003 which, in turn, acquired Nuance in 2005 and renamed itself Nuance Communications.


Anhui USTC iFLYTEK Co. Ltd.
Huan Shan lu 373, Hefei, an hui 230026 China
Phone+86 551 533 1800
Fax +86 551 533 1801
Internet http://www.iflytek.com (Chinese)
http://www.iflytek.com/english/index.htm (English)
E-mail iflytek [at] iflytek.com

Anhui develops TTS software for embedded applications.

ProductInterSound
Languages generatedCantonese, Chinese English and Mandarin
AvailabilityChina
NoteAnhui also develops speech recognition software.


ANIMO Limited
4F Asahi-Seimei Yokohama Kannai Building, 2-27 Onoe-Cho, Naka-Ku, Yokohama-Shi, Kanagawa, 231-0015 Japan
Phone+81 45 663 8640
Fax +81 45 663 8627
Internet http://www.animo.co.jp
E-mail sales [at] animo.co.jp

ANIMO develops TTS software for telephony and embedded applications.

ProductFineSpeech
Languages generatedJapanese
AvailabilityJapan
NoteANIMO also develops voice authentication software.


Appen
Appen no longer develops text-to-speech technology and instead develops
speech dictionaries for TTS software.


Applied Technologies on Language and Speech (ATLAS)
ATLAS renamed itself VERBIO TECHNOLOGIES S.L.


Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
Signal Processing and Biomedical Engineering Laboratory, Telecommunications Division, Electrical & Computer Engineering Dept
GR 541 24 Thessaloniki, Greece
Phone+30 2310 99 5291
Fax +30 2310 99 5292
Internet http://esopos.ee.auth.gr
E-mail sergiadi [at] eng.auth.gr

The Signal Processing and Biomedical Engineering Laboratory develops TTS software for applications compatible with Microsoft SAPI

ProductEsopos TTS
Languages generatedEnglish and Greek
AvailabilityGreece


ATIP
Daimlerstraße 32, D-60314 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Phone+49 69 710 4070
Fax +49 69 710 407 124
Internet http://www.atip.de (German)
http://www.atip.de (English)
E-mail info [at] atip.de

ATIP develops TTS software.

ProductProser
Language generatedGerman
AvailabilityGermany
NoteATIP also develops speech recognition and voice authentication software.


AT&T
180 Park Avenue, Bldg 103, Rm D171, Florham Park, NJ, 07932 USA
Phone+1 954 678 4155
Internet http://naturalvoices.att.com
E-mail jsh [at] research.att.com

AT&T develops TTS software for telephony applications.

ProductNatural Voices
Language generatedAmerican English
AvailabilityUSA
NoteAT&T's Natural Voices product is distributed exclusively by Wizzard Software.


Aurix (formerly named 20/20 Speech Ltd.)
Aurix no longer develops text-to-speech software.


Babel Technologies
In 2001, Babel Technologies merged with Elan Speech and Babel Infovox to form the Acapela Group.


Beijing InfoQuick SinoVoice Speech Technology Corp (SinoVoice)
Suite 206, Great Road Building, ZGC Software Park, Haidian District, Beijing, China
Phone+44 1908 273800
Fax +86 10 82826886
Internet http://www.sinovoice.com.cn
E-mail sinovoicemarket [at] sinovoice.com.cn

SinoVoice develops TTS software

ProductjTTS
Languages generatedChinese
AvailabilityChina
NoteSinoVoice also develops speech recognition software.


Bitlips Oy
Hietalahdenranta 15 C, FI-00180 Helsinki, Finland
Phone+358 40 7077723
Internet http://www.bitlips.fi
E-mail info [at] bitlips.fi

Bitlips develops TTS software.

ProductDiphone
Languages generatedFinnish and Finland Swedish
AvailabilityFinland


Bliss Intelligent Technologies
61 Patel Nagar, Hawa Sarak, Civil Lines, Jaipur 302006, Rajasthan, India
Phone+91 141 5545475
Internet http://www.blissit.org
E-mail info [at] blissit.org

Bliss Intelligent Technologies develops TTS software

ProductZubaan 1.0 TTS
Language generatedHindi
AvailabilityIndia
NoteBliss also develops VoiceXML software.


Bhrigus, Inc.
116 Village Blvd., Suite 200, Princeton, NJ 08540 USA
Phone+1 732 398 1300
Fax +1 732 398 9080
Internet http://www.bhrigus.com
E-mail info [at] bhrigus.com

Bhrigus develops TTS software.

ProductTelugu TTS
Language generatedTelugu
AvailabilityUSA


Budapest University of Technology and Economics (BUTE)
Pa'zma'ny Pe'ter se'ta'ny 1/d. Budapest, Hungary, 1111
Phone+36 1 463 3883
Fax +36 1 463 3107
Internet http://www.bme.hu
E-mail speechtech [at] bme.hu (Not working as of 2006)

BUTE develops TTS software for telephony circuit cards which it sells for use in IVR systems

ProductMULTIVOX
Languages generated Dutch, Esperanto, Finnish, German, Hungarian, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish
AvailabilityHungary


Business Computer Projects
BCP House, 151 Charles Street, Stockport, SK1 3JY England UK
Phone+44 161 355 3000
Fax +44 161 355 3001
Internet http://www.bcpsoftware.com
E-mail mail [at] bcpsoftware.com

Business Computer Projects develops TTS software for its logistics applications.

ProductAccord Voice
Language generatedEnglish
AvailabilityEurope
NoteBusiness Computer Projects also develops speech recognition software.


Language Technologies Institute (LTI) at Carnegie Mellon University
Pittsburgh, Penn 15213-3891 USA
Phone+1 412 268 6591
Fax +1 412 268 6298
Internet http://www.festvox.org
E-mail awb [at] cs.cmu.edu

The LTI develops TTS software

ProductFestival
Languages generatedEnglish
AvailabilityWorldwide, via the Internet


Cepstral, LLC
1801 East Carson Street, Second Floor Pittsburgh, Penn 15203 USA
Phone+1 412 432 0400
Fax +1 412 432 0406
Internet http://www.cepstral.com
E-mail sales [at] cepstral.com

Cepstral develops TTS software for server and desktop applications and mobile devices

ProductCepstral TTS
Languages generatedAmerican English, British English, Canadian French, Italian, German and American Spanish
AvailabilityUSA, but distributed worldwide


CerePro
Appleton Tower, 11 Crichton Street, Edinburgh, EH8 9LE, UK
Phone+44 131 650 4454
Fax +44 131 650 3474
Internet http://www.cerepro.com
E-mail info [at] cerepro.com

CerePro develops TTS software for server and desktop-based applications

ProductsCereVoice (desktop) and CereProc cServers (server)
Languages generatedAmerican English, British English, Irish English, Scottish English, West Midlands English, Austrian, German, Italian and Spanish
AvailabilityUK


Chunghwa Telecom Laboratories
Chunghwa Telecom Laboratories, formerly of Taipei, Taiwan, is no longer in business.


Conversay
Conversay, formerly of Redmond, Wash, USA, is no longer in business.


CyberMova
prosp. Akademika Hlushkova 40, Kiev, 03022 Ukraine
Phone+380 445026333
Internet http://www.cybermova.com
E-mail info [at] cybermova.com

CyberMova develops TTS software

ProductVymovaPlus
Languages generatedUkranian
AvailabilityUkraine


Deutsches Forschungszentrum fuer Kuenstliche Intelligenz GmbH (DFKI)
Trippstadter Strasse 122, D-67663 Kaiserslautern, Germany
Phone+49 681 85775 5303
Fax +49 681 302 5338
Internet http://mary.dfki.de
E-mail schroed [at] dfki.de

DFKI has developed research TTS software for multimodal speech synthesis such as talking heads, virtual humans etc.

ProductMARY TTS
Languages generatedAmerican English, British English, German, Russian and Telugu
AvailabilityWorldwide, via the Internet


Digital Acoustics Corporation
Compo Beach Road #1, Westport, Conn 06880 USA
Phone+1 203 557 0222
Internet http://www.textspeak.com
E-mail sales [at] textspeak.com

Digital Acoustics develops TTS software for PC-based applications.

ProductTS series
Language generatedEnglish
AvailabilityUSA


Ectaco Inc.
Ectaco Corporate Center, 31-21 31st Street, Long Island City, NY, 11106 USA
Phone+1 718 728 5334
Internet http://www.ectaco.com
E-mail sales [at] ectaco.com

Ectaco develops TTS software for handheld devices

Productsincorporated into Language Teacher Partner products line
Language generatedAmerican English
AvailabilityWorldwide, via the Internet
NoteEctaco also develops speech recognition software.


Elan Speech
In 2001, Elan Speech merged with Babel Technologies and Babel Infovox to form the Acapela Group.


Electrel
Electrel, formerly of Bieville-Beuville, France, is no longer in business.


E-RHETOR
Dimitriou Gounari 89 st., 15125, Marousi, Greece
Phone+30 211 0101866
Fax +30 210 8055607
Internet http://www.e-rhetor.com (Greek only)
E-mail info [at] e-rhetor.com

E-RHETOR develops TTS software for mobile and network applications

ProductPhonAesthesia
Language generatedGreek
AvailabilityGreece


E-speech
448 Cherry Hill Road, Princeton, NJ USA
Phone+1 908 604 6500
Fax +1 908 604 6661
Internet http://www.espeech.com
E-mail einfo [at] espeech.com

E-speech develops TTS software for various applications

ProductText-to-Speech Synthesizer and Text-to-Phoneme Translator
Languages generatedAmerican English, Mandarin and South American Spanish
AvailabilityUSA


Fluency
Prins Hendrikkade 159a, 1011 TB Amsterdam, Netherlands
Phone+31 6 14502731
Internet http://www.fluency.nl
E-mail info [at] fluency.nl

Fluency develops TTS software for multimedia, internet and telephony applications

ProductsFluency TTS, Spika
Language generatedDutch
AvailabilityNetherlands, Belgium


Fonix
9350 South 150 East, Suite 700, Sandy, Utah 84070 USA
Phone+1 801 553 6600
Fax +1 801 553 6707
Internet http://www.fonix.com
E-mail sales [at] fonix.com

Fonix develops TTS software for IVR systems

ProductFAAST TTS 5.2
Languages generatedDutch, American English, British English, Finnish, French, German, Icelandic, Italian, Norwegian, European Spanish and Swedish
AvailabilityUSA, China, Australia, Europe, Japan and Korea
NoteFonix also develops speech recognition software.


Force Computers
Force Computers, formerly of San Jose, Calif USA, is no longer in business.


Gdata Software AG
Gdata no longer develops text-to-speech software


GVZ Speech Technologies
In 2007, GVZ Speech Technologies was acquired by Sestek.


HTK
HTK of Ipswitch, UK and not to be confused with the product of the former Entropic company of the same name, no longer develops text-to-speech software.


IBM
8051 Congress Ave, Boca Raton, Fla 33487, USA
Phone+1 561 862 3380
Internet http://www.ibm.com/speech
E-mail IBM refuses to provide a general email address for its speech technology division.

IBM develops TTS software for telephony-based applications

ProductViaVoice and WebSphere Voice Server
Languages generatedArabic, Dutch, American English, British English, French, Canadian French, German, Italian, Japanese, Spanish and North American Spanish
AvailabilityWorldwide
NoteIBM also develops speech recognition software.


InfoTalk
Unit 507, Tech Centre, 72 Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Phone+852 2190 9600
Fax +852 2788 2306
Internet http://www.infotalkcorp.com
E-mail hongkong [at] infotalkcorp.com

InfoTalk develops TTS software for IVR systems

ProductInfoTalk-Speaker
Languages generatedCantonese, English and Mandarin
AvailabilityChina, Hong Kong, Singapore and Taiwan
NoteInfoTalk also develops speech recognition and voice authentication software.


IVONA Software Sp. z o.o.
Aleja Zwyci?stwa 96/98, 81-451 Gdynia, 81-451 Poland
Phone+48 087088
Internet http://www.ivona.com
E-mail info [at] ivona.com

IVONA Software develops TTS software

ProductBrightVoice
Languages generatedPolish
AvailabilityPoland


Institute for Language and Speech Processing
Artemidos 6 & Epidavrou, GR-151 25 Maroyssi, Greece
Phone+30 210 6875324 7
Fax +30 210 6856794
Internet http://www.ilsp.gr
Internet http://www.ilsp.gr/en (English)
E-mail support [at] ilsp.gr

The Institute for Language and Speech Processing develops TTS software for PC-based applications for the visually disabled.

ProductEkfonitis+
Language generatedGreek
AvailabilityGreece


JustSpeak
JustSpeak, formerly of Naples, Fla USA, is no longer in business.


Lernout & Hauspie Speech Products
Lernout & Hauspie, formerly of Ieper, Belgium, is no longer in business. Its intellectual property was acquired by Scansoft in 2001 which subsequently acquired Nuance in 2005 and renamed itself Nuance Communications.


Loquendo SpA
Infospace, formerly of Torino Italy, was acquired by Nuance in 2011.


Lucent Technologies
Lucent Technologies was acquired by Alcatel in 2006 and subsequently renamed Alcatel-Lucent.


Matrubhasha
68 Electronics City, Bangalore 560100, Karnataka, India
Phone+91 80 852 3300
Fax +91 80 852 2590
Internet http://trinetra.ncb.ernet.in/matrubhasha
E-mail matrubhasha [at] ncb.ernet.in

Matrubhasha develops TTS software.

ProductBhaashan
Language generatedHindi
AvailabilityIndia


MedivoxRx Technologies
MedivoxRx, formerly of Pittsford, NY, USA, was acquired in 2004 by Wizzard Software. Wizzard Software no longer develops text to speech software.


Microsoft
1 Microsoft Way, Redmond, Wash 98052, USA
Phone+1 425 882 8080
Fax +1 425 936 7329
Internet http://www.microsoft.com/speech
E-mail listen [at] microsoft.com

Microsoft’s text to speech software is embedded into the Microsoft Office Communications Server and Windows Vista platforms.

Languages generatedMicrosoft Office Communications Server: American English, Australian English, British English, French, Canadian French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Taiwanese Mandarin, Brazilian Portuguese, Spanish and North American Spanish
Windows Vista: Chinese, British English, French, German and Spanish
AvailabilityCanada, Germany, the UK and the USA
NoteMicrosoft also develops speech recognition and VoiceXML software.


Mindmaker
Mindmaker, formerly of Placerville, Calif, USA, is no longer in business.


TCTS Lab of the Faculté Polytechnique de Mons
31, Boulevard Dolez, B-7000 MONS, Belgium
Phone+32 6537 4774
Fax +32 6537 4729
Internet http://tcts.fpms.ac.be
E-mail thierry.dutoit [at] umons.ac.be

The TCTS Lab develops TTS software

ProductMBROLA
Languages generatedAfrikans, American English, Arabic, Brazilian Portuguese, Breton, British English, Canadian French, Croatian, Czech, Dutch, Estonian, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Iranian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Classical Latin, Lithuanian, Malay, Mexican Spanish, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Spanish, Swedish, Telugu, Turkish and Venezuelan Spanish
AvailabilityBelgium


Multitel
Rue Pierre et Marie Curie 2 7000 Mons Belgium
Phone+32 65 34 2732
Fax +32 65 34 2729
Internet http://www.multitel.be/?page=voix
E-mail info [at] multitel.be

Multitel develops TTS software for applications for which the text may have spelling mistakes.

ProductLiONS
Language generatedFrench
AvailabilityBelgium


National Electronics and Computer Center
112 Phahon Yothin Rd., Klong 1, Klong Luang, Pathumthani 12120, Thailand
Phone+66 2 564 6900
Fax +66 2 564 6901 3
Internet http://www.nectec.or.th
E-mail info [at] nectec.or.th

The National Electronics and Computer Center develops TTS software

ProductCephSmile
Languages generatedThai
AvailabilityThailand


NTT
NTT Cyber Communication Laboratory Group 1-1 Hikarino-oka, Yokosuka-shi, Kanagawa, 239-0847 Japan
Phone+81 486 55 2036
Fax +81 486 55 1104
Internet http://www.ntt.co.jp/cclab/e/index.html
E-mail ckoho [at] lab.ntt.co.jp

NTT develops TTS software for voice portals, CTI and ITS systems.

ProductFinalFluet
Languages generatedEnglish and Japanese
AvailabilityJapan
NoteNTT also develops speech recognition software.


Nuance Communications
1 Wayside Road, Burlington, Mass 01803 USA
Phone+1 781 565 5000
Fax +1 781 565 5001
Internet http://www.nuance.com
E-mail info [at] nuance.com

Nuance develops TTS software for telecom, automotive, mobile and PC/multimedia applications, and IVR systems

ProductNuance Vocalizer
Languages generatedDutch, American English, UK English, French, German, Italian, Norwegian, European Spanish and Swedish
ProductsRealSpeak, SpeechSecure, rVoice
Languages generatedCantonese, Hong Kong Cantonese, Danish, Dutch, Belgian Dutch, American English, Australian English, British English, Singaporean English, French, Canadian French, German, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Japanese, Mandarin, Taiwanese Mandarin, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Brazilian Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, American Spanish, Mexican Spanish and Swedish
ProductLoquendo TTS
Languages generatedCatalan, American English, British English, French, German, Greek, Italian, Brazilian Portuguese, Argentinean Spanish, Castilian Spanish, Chilean Spanish, Mexican Spanish and Swedish
ProductSVOX TTS
Languages generatedCzech, Dutch, American English, British English, French, Canadian French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Mexican Spanish and Swedish
ProductSpeechAdvance TTS Compact
Languages generatedGerman, Arabic, American English, British English, French, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish
AvailabilityUSA, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Northern Europe, Southern Europe, Japan, Singapore and the UK
NoteNuance also develops speech recognition, voice authentication and VoiceXML software.


SC Phobos Soft Co. SRL
sos. Bucuresti-Ploiesti nr. 14-22 bl. XIII/2 ap. 5 Bucuresti sect. 1 cod 013694, Romania
Phone+40 21 232 0572
Internet http://www.phobos.ro
E-mail office07 [at] phobos.ro

Phobos Soft develops TTS software for online text to speech generation.

ProductPhobos TTS
Language generatedRomanian
AvailabilityRomania


Phonexia s.r.o.
U Vodárny 3032/2a, 616 00 Brno, Czech Republic
Phone+420 733 532 8901
Internet http://www.phonexia.com
E-mail info [at] phonexia.com

Phonexia develops TTS software that performs transcription for security and defence applications.

ProductText Transcription
Languages generatedCzech and English
AvailabilityWorldwide, via the Internet
NotePhonexia also develops speech recognition and voice authentication software.


Prologix Software Solutions Pvt. Ltd.
8th K.M., Faizabad Road, Ismailganj, Lucknow, 226016, India
Phone+91 522 309 7514
Fax +91 522 272 1381
Internet http://www.prologixsoft.com
E-mail contact [at] prologixsoft.com

Prologix develops TTS software for IVR systems.

ProductVaachak
Language generatedHindi
AvailabilityIndia
NotePrologix also develops VoiceXML software.


RC Systems, Inc.
1609 England Ave Everett Wash 98203 USA
Phone+1 425 355 3800
Fax+1 425 355 1098
Internet http://www.rcsys.com
E-mail sales [at] rcsys.com

RC Systems develops TTS software which it incorporates into chipsets, circuit boards and stand-alone products.

ProductsDoubleTalk RC8650, V-Stamp (chipsets), V8600A (circuit board) and DoubleTalk LT (stand-alone)
Language generatedAmerican English
AvailabilityUSA


Rhetorical Systems
Rhetorical Systems was acquired in 2004 by Scansoft which subsequently acquired Nuance in 2005 and renamed itself Nuance Communications.


Ricoh
7th Floor, Tomin-Nissei-Kasugacho Building 1-1-17 Koishikawa, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 112-0002, Japan
Phone+81 3 3815 7261
Fax +81 3 3818 0348
Internet http://www.ricoh.com
E-mail www-admin [at] ricoh.co.jp

Ricoh develops TTS software for screen-reader software for blind persons

ProductYUBEN-KA
Language generatedJapanese
AvailabilityJapan
NoteRicoh also develops speech recognition software.


Rubidium
PO Box 2099 8 Hasadna St. Raanana, 43000, Israel
Phone+972 9 7451412
Fax +972 9 7451418
Internet http://www.rubidium.com
E-mail info [at] rubidium.com

Rubidium develops miniature footprint TTS software and chips for headsets, hands-free car kits, telephone caller ID name announcement and SMS announcement.

ProductRubidium TTS
Languages generatedAmerican English, German, Russian and Spanish
AvailabilityChina, Hong-Kong, Japan, Taiwan, Western Europe and the USA.
NoteRubidium also develops speech recognition and voice authentication software.


Sakhr
FreeZone, Nasr City, PO Box 5189, Cairo 11771 Egypt
Phone+20 2 274 9929
Fax +20 2 274 0055
Internet http://www.sakhr.com
E-mail int_sales [at] sakhr.com

Sakhr develops TTS software for telephony applications

ProductSakhr TTS
Languages generatedArabic and Egyptian
AvailabilityEgypt, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, UAE, USA
NoteSakhr also develops speech recognition software.


Sakrament
Vostochnaja St.131, 220113, Minsk, Belarus
Phone+375 17 284 0650
Fax +375 17 284 0650
Internet http://www.sakrament.com
E-mail sales [at] sakrament.com

Sakrament develops TTS software handheld devices, device control, telephony and automotive applications and aids for the blind

ProductsSakrament TTS Engine and Sakrament Speech Box
Languages generatedBelarusian, Russian and Ukrainian
AvailabilityRepublic of Belarus, Russia, other CIS countries and Baltic States
NoteSakrament also develops speech recognition software.


Sayvoice Software Ltd.
Tianhe Rd, Guangzhou, 510000 China
Phone+86 1379819551
Internet http://www.sayvoice.com
E-mail sales [at] sayvoice.com

Sayvoice Software develops TTS software for PC-based applications.

ProductSayvoice for Windows
Language generatedAmerican English
AvailabilityChina, USA


ScanSoft
In 2005, ScanSoft acquired, and subsequently renamed itself, Nuance Communications.


Sensory
1991 Russell Avenue Santa Clara, Calif 95054-2035 USA
Phone+1 408 327 9000
Fax +1 408 727 4748
Internet http://www.sensoryinc.com
E-mail sales [at] sensoryinc.com

Sensory develops TTS software for embedded applications such as automotive navigation systems, PDAs/convergence products, devices for the disabled and text readers.

ProductFluent Text-to-Speech Technology
Languages generatedEnglish, German, Italian, Japanese, Castilian Spanish and Mexican Spanish
AvailabilityUSA, Australia, Brazil, Hong Kong, China, Switzerland, Germany, India, Israel, Italy, Japan, Korea, Mexico, South Africa, Singapore, Taiwan, UK
NoteSensory also develops speech recognition and voice authentication software.


Sestek
ITÜ Ayazaga Kampüsü ARI-1 Teknokent Binasi 34469 Maslak, Istanbul, Turkey
Phone+90 212 286 2545
Fax +90 212 286 2547
Internet http://www.sestek.com.tr (Turkish)
http://www.sestek.com.tr/eng/index.html (English)
E-mail info [at] sestek.com.tr

Sestek develops TTS software for telephony and PC applications and mobile devices.

ProductGVZ-TTS 2.0
Languages generatedAzeri, American English and Turkish
AvailabilityTurkey and the USA
NoteGVZ also develops speech recognition and voice authentication software.


Siemens AG
The speech processing unit of Siemens was acquired by Svox in 2009. Svox was, in turn, acquired by Nuance in 2011.


SLD Software
2 Via Traversa, Capriolo, Brescia, Italy
Phone+39 030 7460177
Fax+39 030 7460177
Internet http://www.voceviva.it
E-mail info.voceviva [at] alice.it

SLD Software develops TTS software for on-line and educational applications.

ProductVOCE VIVA
Languages generatedItalian (complete vocal synthesis) as well as English, French, Spanish (limited to the communications required for mathematics education)
AvailabilityEurope, Latin America and North America


SoftVoice
11301 W. Olympic Blvd., Suite 347, Los Angeles, Calif 90064, USA
Phone+1 310 948 5548
Fax+1 310 390 3215
Internet http://www.text2speech.com
E-mail info [at] text2speech.com

SoftVoice develops TTS software for Linux- and Window-based PC applications, embedded applications and IVR systems.

ProductSoftVoice
Languages generatedAmerican English and Spanish
AvailabilityUSA, worldwide via the Internet


Speech Technology Center
4 Krasutskogo, St. Petersburg, 196084, Russia
STC (WP 641), PO Box 109, Lappeenranta SF-53101, Finland
Phone+7 812 325 8848
Fax +7 812 327 9297
Internet http://www.speechpro.com
E-mail info [at] speechpro.com

The Speech Technology Center develops SR software for telephony, PC and mobile applications.

ProductsOrator, VitalVoice
Languages generatedRussian, with other languages on request
AvailabilityWorldwide, via the Internet
NoteSpeech Technology Center also develops speech recognition, voice authentication and audio analysis and noise cancellation software.


SpeechArabia
CP 364, 1211 Geneva 19, Switzerland
Phone+41 22 788 3367
Internet http://www.speecharabia.com
E-mail ericyunis [at] hotmail.com

SpeechArabia develops TTS software for PC-based applications.

ProductsSpeech Bar, Read for Me, eMail Companion, Language Learning
Language generatedArabic
AvailabilitySwitzerland


SpeechWorkers Technologies S.A.E.
Mohandeseen Towers #3, Nile Cornish, Maadi, Cairo, Egypt
Phone+20 2 527 6154
Fax +20 2 527 6153
Internet http://www.speechworkers.com
E-mail info [at] speechworkers.com

SpeechWorkers Technologies develops TTS software for use, with its SR software, in personal assistant type applications.

ProductSAMA
Language generatedArabic
AvailabilityEgypt
NoteSpeechWorkers Technologies also develops speech recognition software.


Speechworks
Speechworks was acquired in 2003 by Scansoft which subsequently acquired Nuance in 2005 and renamed itself Nuance Communications.


Sprex
1210 NE 124th Street Seattle, Wash 98125 USA
Phone+1 206 367 7741
Fax +1 206 367 7743
Internet http://www.sprex.com
E-mail info [at] sprex.com

Sprex develops TTS software for task oriented dialog systems and for public announcement systems

ProductSprexOut
Language generatedAmerican English
AvailabilityUSA
NoteSprex also develops speech recognition software.


SS8
SS8 no longer develops text to speech software.


Svox AG
SVOX, formerly of Zurich, Switzerland, was acquired by Nuance in 2011.


Talktronics
23400 Peralta Dr., Ste. D, Laguna Hills, Calif 92653 USA
Phone+1 949 215 2903
Fax +1 949 215 2913
Internet http://www.talktronics.com
E-mail info990 [at] talktronics.com

Talktronics develops TTS software for PC-based applications.

ProductVic Talker
Language generatedAmerican English
AvailabilityUSA


Teknoses
Nato Yolu Cad. Japon Gülü Sok. No:6 D:9 Çengelköy, Istanbul, Turkey
Phone+90 0505 315 91 24
Internet http://www.teknoses.com
E-mail bilgi [at] teknoses.com

Teknoses develops TTS software for PC-based applications.

ProductTeknoses TTS
Language generatedTurkish
AvailabilityTurkey


Telcordia Technologies
Telcordia Technologies no longer develops text to speech software


Toshiba
1-1, Shibaura 1-chome, Minato-ku, Tokyo 105-8001, Japan
Phone+81 3 3457 2105
Fax +81 3 5444 9202
Internet http://www.semicon.toshiba.co.jp/eng/contact/index.html (Toshiba Semiconductor)
http://www.toshiba.co.jp/rdc/mmlab/index_e.htm (Multimedia Lab)
http://www.toshiba-europe.com/research/crl/stg/index.html (Speech Technology Group, Cambridge, UK)
E-mail press [at] toshiba.co.jp

Toshiba is developing TTS software, but it is still in development

Languages to be generatedAmerican and British English, Japanese and Mandarin
AvailabilityWill be in Japan
NoteToshiba also develops speech recognition software.


20/20 Speech Ltd.
20/20 Speech Ltd. has been renamed Aurix and no longer develops text to speech software.


Universiteit van Tilburg
Warandelaan 2 5037 AB Tilburg, PO Box 90153 5000 LE Tilburg, The Netherlands
Phone+31 13 466 9111
Internet http://nextens.uvt.nl
E-mail e.c.marsi [at] uvt.nl

The Universiteit van Tilburg develops TTS software.

ProductNeXTeNS
Language generatedDutch
AvailabilityThe Netherlands


University of Athens, Department of Informatics and Telecommunications, Division of Communication and Signal Processing
Panepistimiopolis, Ilisia, GR-15784 Athens, Greece
Phone+30 201 7275305
Fax +30 201 6018677
Internet http://www.di.uoa.gr
E-mail koupe [at] di.uoa.gr
gxydas [at] di.uoa.gr

University of Athens, Department of Informatics and Telecommunications, Division of Communication and Signal Processing develops TTS software.

ProductDEMOSTHeNES Speech Composer
Language generatedGreek
AvailabilityGreece


Grupo de Tecnologia del Habla. Universidad Politécnica de Madrid
ETSI Telecomunicacion Ciudad Universitaria, 28040 Madrid, Spain
Phone+34 91 453 3543
Fax +34 91 336 7323
Internet http://www-gth.die.upm.es
E-mail cordoba [at] die.upm.es

Grupo de Tecnologia del Habla (Speech Technology Group) Universidad Politécnica de Madrid develops TTS software for IVR and other telephony applications.

ProductGTH-DIE-UPM
Language generatedSpanish
AvailabilitySpain, worldwide via the Internet


Signal Processing Group at the University of Vigo
C.P. 36.310 Vigo, Pontevedra, Spain
Phone+34 986 812 000
Internet http://webs.uvigo.es/gtm_voz/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=125&Itemid=141&lang=es
E-mail carmen.garcia [at] uvigo.es

The Signal Processing Group develops TTS software

ProductCotovia
Languages generatedGalician and Spanish
AvailabilitySpain


Voice Information Systems
Voice Information Systems no longer develops text to speech software


MODULATE CDMS from VariTalk
product discontinued


VERBIO TECHNOLOGIES S.L.
C/ Pau Claris 128 4-1 - 08009 Barcelona Spain
Phone+34 934 097 120
Fax +34 934 097 130
Internet http://www.verbio.com
E-mail info [at] verbio.com

VERBIO TECHNOLOGIES develops TTS software for telephony circuit cards which it sells for use in IVR systems

ProductVerbio TTS
Languages generatedBasque, Catalan, American English, French, Galician, Portuguese, Spanish, Argentine Spanish and Mexican Spanish
AvailabilitySpain, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Portugal and the USA
NoteVERBIO TECHNOLOGIES also develops speech recognition software and VoiceXML software.


voiceINTERconnect
Ammonstrasse 35, D-01067 Dresden Germany
Phone+49 351 4810882
Fax +49 351 43839925
Internet http://www.voiceinterconnect.de
E-mail info [at] voiceinterconnect.de

voiceINTERconnect develops TTS software for embedded devices

ProductDRESS
Languages generatedAmerican English, German, Italian and Mandarin
Availabilityworldwide
NotevoiceINTERconnect also develops speech recognition software and echo cancellation software.


Voiceware
10th. Fl. SamHwan Digital Venture Tower Seongsu-dong 2-ga, 15gil 52, Achasan-ro Seongdong-gu, Seoul, 133-120 Korea
Phone+82 2 3016 8500
Fax +82 2 3016 8501
Internet http://www.voiceware.co.kr
E-mail webmaster [at] voiceware.co.kr

Voiceware develops TTS software for embeded devices, PCs and telephony applications.

ProductVoiceTEXT
Languages supportedAmerican English, Japanese, Mandarin and Spanish
AvailabilityKorea and the USA, via its wholly-owned subsidiary NeoSpeech of Mountain View, Calif
NoteVoiceware also develops speech recognition and voice authentication software.


Wizzard Software
Wizzard Software no longer develops text-to-speech software.


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