Nuance bought their TTS competitor SVOX
Nuance announced today that they bought one of their competitors. SVOX are known for their in-car systems as well as consumer electronics, and their systems should integrate well with Nuance’s advanced signal enhancement tech , including echo cancellation and beamforming .
So what’s the ebook angle? You can find Nuance TTS code running on the Amazon Kindle, while SVOX licensed their code to Ectaco for the not yet released Ectaco Jetbook K-12.