SVOX has announced that it has joined forces with Open Handset Alliance members to enable speech user interfaces on the Android platform.
SVOX has joined the Open Handset Alliance and shares the Alliance’s vision to develop an open, complete and free platform for mobile devices. The company will enrich the mobile experience of consumers by contributing an industry-leading speech output solution known under its development name SVOX Pico.
The SVOX contribution to Android platform is comprised of the SVOX Pico TTS engine, six language packages (US and UK English, German, French, Spanish and Italian) and tools that can be used to create new languages and voices. The company’s speech solutions portfolio, with more than 20 languages, covers all major markets.