Acapela Group, the number one supplier of speech technologies in Europe, announces the availability of their Linux-made applications for voice synthesis technology in the Telecom, Mobility and Automotive industry. Acapela Telecom, Acapela Mobility and Acapela On Board make it possible to deploy high quality speech synthesis to a large number of Linux-made applications.
Gartner Group estimates that Linux should represent 20% of the Server OS market turnover in 2007, meaning 10 billion USD, rising from 12% in 2003. This turnaround touches mainly application servers today but also targets job-specific applications, application integration solutions and also mobile and embedded solutions.
By developing its Linux offer, Acapela confirms their goal to make their technology available on a multi-platform level, whether as a standard release or ported to a specific configuration to meet its clients requirements and vocalization needs. It also allows easy deployment of natural language interfaces for many different applications and services in 22 languages and over 50 voices : voice portals, unified messaging, call centres, talking web, accessibility tools, onboard navigation systems
About the Acapela offer for Linux-made applications:
Acapela Telecom : Multilingual and multi canal speech engine transforming any text into natural speech, 24/7. Acapela Telecom voice enables numerous contact centres, voice portals, unified messaging services, email reading, directories and reverse directories, auto attendants, etc.
Acapela Mobility: Multilingual speech recognition and text-to-speech components for mobile applications. Acapela Mobility can be integrated into mobile phones, PDAs, etc. to speech enable any mobile companion for hands/eyes free navigation, content reading, voice dialling, data collection, assistive tools, etc.
Acapela on Board: The Acapela Automotive offer has been specially developed to respond to the numerous constraints that the on board environment presents. Acapela On Board is a compact version of Acapela speech solutions that takes into account size and memory issues, specific porting, etc. Without taking their eyes off the road or hands off the wheel, the vocalization of any written text allows drivers to make the most of their time spent in the car: reading e-mails, navigating, vocal command, media centres, on board diagnostic tools, etc.
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