Drivers can easily consult the traffic information on the website. With the service over the phone, they can access the information from anywhere, with a simple call, Internet connection constraint free. With Trafiken.nu, drivers can simply find out what the situation is while commuting, to adapt their route if needed. Using Acapela high quality text to speech, the Trafiken.nu phone service will read aloud any information gathered from the website, in real-time. The information is read aloud in a highly natural, intelligible and pleasant tone, for optimal comfort and security. The use of text to speech allows the creation of a gateway between the website content and the phone, considerably enhancing the customer information service. Trafiken.nu is a new illustration of Acapela benefits in traffic information services. The French Inforoute service "Bison FutÃ©" was voice enabled over 4 years ago by Acapela text to speech, and receives between 20,000 and 100,000 calls per month, depending on the traffic calendar. This pioneering service uses Acapela's text to speech technology to deliver traffic information for the whole of France in real time, with a smooth and incredibly natural-sounding voice.
ITS (Intelligent Transportation Systems) and passenger information systems contribute to make transport more efficient and environmentally-friendly. New and sophisticated technology, open platforms and new business models are boosting solutions development. Speech solutions give them the say, significantly contributing to safe and secure transport, delivering real time reliable information to users, reducing costs and streamline logistics, with multilingual natural voices.