ZURICH, June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- SVOX, the leading provider of speech solutions, today announced that it has entered into a wide-ranging partnership agreement with Cyberon Corporation, a leading Taiwanese embedded speech firm. Taiwanese companies are the world's biggest manufacturers of mobile phones, eBook readers, MP3 players and other consumer electronics. The announced collaboration will allow SVOX to drive penetration of speech technologies in these devices. SVOX stands to benefit from Cyberon's knowledge of the Taiwanese market as well as from the local customer support.
The companies have already completed joint development projects that make the SVOX language portfolio even more competitive in Asia. For example, the collaboration has produced best-in-class Mandarin and Cantonese Chinese languages that include SVOX polyglot technology, enabling Asian voices to speak English as a native speaker.
"SVOX text-to-speech solutions are industry-leading and the breadth of the language portfolio is impressive," said Tai Ho, Cyberon CEO. "We are delighted to partner with SVOX to offer our customers in Taiwan a world-leading speech quality and local support."
Martin Reber, SVOX CEO, noted: "Taiwan is a hotbed of global consumer electronics design and manufacturing, as well as a gateway to the vast Greater China market. By partnering with Cyberon we are able to accelerate our growth in these markets as well as strengthen our technology leadership."
SVOX is constantly working to extend and update its portfolio of polyglot ASR and TTS languages. Customers can now choose from a total of 19 ASR and 26 TTS languages, with additional languages under development.
About SVOX AG
SVOX, a leading supplier of speech solutions, has a reputation for quality and customer focus. SVOX drives adoption of speech user interfaces in automotive and mobile device industries. The company offers Speech Recognition (ASR), Speech Output (TTS) as well as complete Speech Dialog solutions. Our focus on quality and the use of flexible software architectures allows for optimized embedded speech solutions that can be easily tailored to customers' technical requirements and market needs. For more information, please visit: www.svox.com.
About Cyberon Corporation
Cyberon Corporation, with its headquarter in Taipei, Taiwan, is a leading embedded speech solution provider and supported by experts experienced in Speech Recognition and Text-to-Speech technologies for tens of years. Cyberon's speech solution is developed specifically for mobile & portable devices to provide users a convenient, natural and reliable user experience.
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