Text-to-speech outfit IVONA is snapped up by Amazon
0. phoneArena 24 Jan 2013, 14:38 posted on
Amazon has purchased IVONA Software, the company behind the text-to-speech capabilities on the Amazon Kindle Fire series, for an undisclosed amount of money; features such as "Text-to-Speech," "Voice Guide," and "Explore by Touch" on the Kindle Fire slates all use IVONA's technology which is used by other companies world wide, with 44 voices speaking 17 different languages...
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1. TheMan (Posts: 476; Member since: 21 Sep 2012)
Been using IVONA for text-to-speech for over two years now. I hope they stay in the Play Store.
2. ZackJ5 (Posts: 1; Member since: 28 Jan 2013)
I think iSpeech is better than this company from what I have heard.
3. TheMan (Posts: 476; Member since: 21 Sep 2012)
I'll look into it, but it sounds like you don't use it yourself