Fw: BlindNews: Fonix Speech Technology Now Available for Nokia Series60 Phones
- From: "Vy Pham" <thaovyngu@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- To: "Hoang Vu" <minhhoangvu@xxxxxxxxxxx>, <smcc@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Mon, 8 Nov 2004 20:10:46 -0500
----- Original Message ----- From: "Leon Gilbert" <BlindNews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> To: "Blind News Mailing List" <BlindNews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> Sent: Monday, November 08, 2004 5:06 PM Subject: BlindNews: Fonix Speech Technology Now Available for Nokia Series60 Phones > TMC.net (technology Marketing Corp) > Monday, November 08, 2004 > > Fonix Speech Technology Now Available for Nokia Series 60 Phones > > SALT LAKE CITY --(Business Wire)-- Nov. 4, 2004 -- Solutions developers now have an easy-to-use tool to incorporate Fonix VoiceIn and Fonix DECtalk on leading global Smartphone platform > > Fonix(R) Corp. (OTC BB: FNIX), a communications and technology company providing integrated telecommunications services and value-added speech technologies, offers Nokia developers a software developer's kit (SDK) that will allow them to include Fonix VoiceIn and Fonix DECtalk technologies in all Series 60 Platform devices. > > With the new SDK from Fonix, mobile and wireless developers creating their own applications for Series 60 can quickly and easily implement Fonix's neural network-based automatic speech recognition (ASR) and formant text-to-speech (TTS) technologies, without needing any special speech industry experience. By offering both Fonix VoiceIn (ASR) and Fonix DECtalk (TTS) for Series 60, Fonix gives developers the ability to add innovative features that make mobile devices easier and safer to use. > > The Series 60 Platform from Nokia, a mobile terminal software platform built on the Symbian OS, is quickly becoming the leading global Smartphone platform. In June 2004, Nokia announced it has shipped more than 10 million devices based on Series 60 and has licensed the platform to many other partners. > > "Mobile phone developers are looking to enhance their products with interactive voice features that will deliver high accuracy even in noisy environments, where most phones are used," said Walt Nawrocki, senior VP and GM of The Fonix Speech Group. "The robustness of our ASR and the intelligibility of our TTS are critical to the successful use of the developer's application by end users. Also, the small memory footprint of our VoiceIn and DECtalk products makes them ideal for running on small devices while offering full functionality." > > Customers have already chosen the Fonix ASR/TTS solution for Series 60 and are in the process of developing device-based applications that will be available in the general marketplace in the next two quarters. > > Fonix VoiceIn is the newest version of our proprietary ASR. VoiceIn allows for command and control functions that respond to continuous speech, enabling users to speak naturally, without pausing, and the SDK supports nine languages (U.S. and U.K. English, Canadian and European French, Castilian and Latin American Spanish, German, Swedish and Japanese). > > Fonix DECtalk is our industry-leading TTS technology, offering developers multiple languages, small memory footprint and full dictionary capabilities. DECtalk offers improved vocal tract technology that combines intelligibility (formant TTS) and naturalness (concatenated TTS). The result is TTS that is both intelligible and easy to listen to, even in noisy environments. DECtalk provides high-quality speech with accurate, clear pronunciation of single characters, words, phrases and even ethnic-specific proper names. DECtalk offers nine voices and six languages (U.S. and U.K. English, Castilian and Latin American Spanish, and significantly improved German and French). > > For more information about Fonix speech solutions, visit our Web site at www.fonix.com or call 801-553-6600 and say "Sales." > > About Fonix > > Fonix Corp. is an innovative communications and technology company that provides integrated telecommunications services and value-added speech technologies. Through its subsidiary, LecStar Telecom Inc., a rapidly growing Atlanta-based provider of communications services to businesses and consumers in the Southeast, Fonix provides a full array of wireline voice, data, long distance and Internet telephone service utilizing traditional lines as well as next-generation networks such as Voice over Internet Protocol, Broadband Over Power Lines and fixed wireless technology. In addition, Fonix currently offers voice technology solutions for mobile/wireless devices; interactive videogames, toys and appliances; computer telephony systems; the assistive market; and automobiles. The combination of interactive speech technology and integrated telecommunications services allows Fonix to provide customers with comprehensive cost-effective solutions to enhance and expand their communications needs. > > Investor Contacts: John Nesbett or Gino De Jesus > > Media Contact: Andrea Faville > The Investor Relations Group > 11 Stone St., 3rd floor > New York, NY 10004 > 212-825-3210 > mail@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx > > Statements released by Fonix that are not purely historical are forward looking within the meaning of the "Safe Harbor" provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, including statements regarding the company's expectations, hopes, intentions and strategies for the future. Investors are cautioned that forward-looking statements involve risk and uncertainties that may affect the company's business prospects and performance. The company's actual results could differ materially from those in such forward-looking statements. Risk factors include general economic, competitive, governmental and technological factors as discussed in the company's filings with the SEC on Forms 10-K, 10-Q and 8-K. The company does not undertake any responsibility to update the forward-looking statements contained in this release. > > http://www.tmcnet.com/usubmit/2004/Nov/1090551.htm > > > > > -- > BlindNews mailing list > > Archived at: http://GeoffAndWen.com/blind/ > Address message to list by sending mail to: BlindNews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx > > Access your subscription info at: http://blindprogramming.com/mailman/listinfo/blindnews_blindprogramming.com ------------------------------------------------ - To post messages on SMCC mailing list, simply send email to smcc@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx - You can subscribe to SMCC mailing list by sending email to smcc-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx with 'subscribe' in the Subject field with your subscriber list. - You can unsubscribe from SMCC mailing list by sending email to smcc-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx with 'unsubscribe' in the Subject field This list is managed by Dang Hoai Phuc Please click this link http://dhp.p9.org.uk to visit his own website!
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