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30/10/2016 CereProc proudly presents – new voices, languages and more in the latest version of CereVoice V4.0
CereProc are delighted to announce that V4.0 of CereVoice has now been released.
V4.0 is based on the following;
- Extensive customer collaboration and input.
- Market research on required features.
- Introduction of new technical research that CereProc has undertaken to optimise the system and further improve voice quality.
V4.0 is a major release and introduces a host of new features, system improvements, voices and languages.
Oakley’s new smart sunglasses transform into your very own personal trainer – who has a very nice (synthetic) voice! Check it out for yourself in the video below…
‘Reverse primary thrust, Marvin.’ That’s what they say to me. ‘Open airlock number 3, Marvin.’ ‘Marvin, can you pick up that piece of paper?’ Here I am, brain the size of a planet, and they ask me to pick up a piece of paper.’
"The Hitch Hikers Guide to the Galaxy: Episode #1.5" (1981)
Latest article roundup about CereProc and speech synthesis:
Financial Times – Synthesised Speech Deserves Recognition
For media enquiries, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone us on 0044 (0) 131 516 8532
I’ve given up correcting people when they mispronounce my name (it’s Helle – as demonstrated here by CereVoice Ada: )
Most of the time I get called Heather or Helen or even worse, Hell or Hildi, so I’m pretty happy when people get even close to the correct pronunciation.
We’re excited to announce that CereProc has yet again beaten tough competition to win the prestigious tender from the Swedish Agency for Accessible Media (MTM) to improve their TTS offering.
We’ll keep you posted with more news as the project develops. In the meantime, here’s some interesting facts about Sweden:
• Swedish became de jure official language of Sweden only in 2009. (Interestingly, Swedish was an official language in Finland before it was in Sweden.)
There are only two days left until Christmas, so we thought it would be fitting to do a quick round up of all of CereProc's 2015 achievements. Here goes!
03/12/2015 CereProc and CALL Scotland Announce World's First Scottish Gaelic Synthetic Voice: Ceitidh
CereProc and CALL Scotland have collaborated to produce the world's first Scottish Gaelic synthetic voice Ceitidh (pronounced as "Katie"). The Ceitidh voice is available for Microsoft Windows and Apple OS X and may be freely downloaded by schools, FE colleges, universities and public sector organisations in Scotland.
CereProc and long term German partner Aristech GmbH - a leading supplier in the field of natural man-machine interaction - have successfully won a long term contract with Austrian Federal Railways (OBB) to equip all Austrian stations with a combination of Aristech and CereProc technologies.
OBB Group is Austria's greatest transport network, every year 469 million people board OBB's transport systems. It has been estimated that 1.3 million travellers per day use OBB's transport system to travel safely to their destination.