Malmö, Sweden – October 5, 2010 – Teleca and SVOX partner to bring advanced voice technologies into new market segments. Will show demos and partnership benefits to customers at several events for the mobile device and automotive markets.
In a world of convergence many more devices are connected both to each other and to cloud services. Several applications need to be managed, and devices based on different operating systems and GUI’s must communicate seamlessly and effortlessly. Using voice driven HMI (Human Machine Interface) and excellent voice recognition technologies opens up many interesting opportunities.
Teleca is SVOX strategic integration partner and supports customers by boosting this technology to enhance their products based on Open Source platforms such as Android or MeeGo. As a preferred partner Teleca has access to SVOX SDKs, and offers services to integrate, configure and test SVOX assets into customer products.
Teleca has a proven track record in Open Source Software (OSS) for the mobile world and has worked on a wide range of platforms including Android, Maemo, LiMo, OpenMoko, Symbian Foundation. With a strong track record in delivering hundreds of projects using Open Source Software for customers, or developing and contributing their expertise to a larger global base, Teleca are well positioned to support customers who want to apply OSS in their projects.
SVOX, a leading supplier of embedded 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) and complete Speech Dialog solutions. SVOX´s focus on quality and the use of flexible software allows for optimized embedded speech solutions that can be easily tailored to customers’ technical requirements and market needs.
Teleca and SVOX will demonstrate their capabilities around speech solutions at conferences and events such as the Volkswagen supplier event, IZB in Wolfsburg, Germany, October 6-8 (http://www.wolfsburg-ag.com/sixcms/detail.php?template=izb_content&nav1=78061 ), at OSiM (Open Software in Mobile) London, UK, October 19-20 (http://event.osimworld.com/) and at Droidcon, London, UK, October 28-29 (http://www.droidcon.co.uk/).
The showcase at IZB will demonstrate the recognition of a desired point of interest within a free formulated sentence from a set of over 300.000 POI (Points of Interest). Teleca will exhibit its porting of Android 2.2 to a Freescale i.MX53 board. A number of applications will be exhibited like location based social network applications, concept UI for automotive, multimedia streaming and more. Teleca will also exhibit a dual screen solution for Android on a TI OMAP4 Blaze board.
At OSiM and Droicon, SVOX will demonstrate the SVOX Mobile offering, a complete set of speech products and solutions for embedded mobile applications that enable rich and flexible speech user interfaces in various mobile devices such as mobile phones, smartphones and portable navigation systems.
Teleca’s SVP Solutions Marketing, Andrew Till said, “Speech is an increasingly important component of next generation multimodal user interfaces and Teleca is pleased to offer its automotive and mobile customers a complete solution with pre-integrated speech backed by the leading speech technology from SVOX coupled with the open source expertise from us at Teleca”.
Martin Reber, CEO of SVOX comments: “SVOX strives to make integration of speech solutions as easy as possible. By exhibiting jointly with Teleca, we can show examples of our offerings and enable this for any device and platform.”
Andrew Till, SVP Solutions Marketing, Teleca Ltd, firstname.lastname@example.org, +44 7720 428752
Fiona Halkerston and Flora Haslam, SVOXTeam@johnsonking.co.uk, + 44 207 401 7968
Teleca is a world-leading supplier of software services to the mobile communications industry. We offer world class operations and execution capability, both on-site and offshore. Using tailored solutions, systems design, integration and testing we help drive down development time and costs for leading industry players. Teleca has about 2,000 employees in 10 countries in Asia, Europe and North America. For more information, please visit: www.teleca.com
About SVOX AG
SVOX, a leading supplier of embedded speech solutions, has a reputation for quality and customer focus. SVOX drives adoption of speech user interfaces in automotive and mobile device industries. 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