Introducing SVOX Mobile Voices

If you use a navigation device you are familiar with a friendly voice guiding you to your destination. SVOX is a Swiss company that creates voices for navigation systems built into BMW, VW, Chrysler, Ferrari, and many other cars.

SVOX is now bringing its voice solutions to the Android Market. Use our voices in cool Android apps for navigation, e-book reading, speech-to-speech translation, language learning, and games.

Download Classic Text To Speech Engine for Android

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YouTube video

A user made the following great video of the new voice app layout (in Hungarian):

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rlLZZJs3OQs

Who makes a video of the other 39 voices and 24 languages?

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New voice interfaces

The interface for the voices was revamped. New functionality includes a text editor, voice control sliders, loading and saving texts, and sharing the results with your friends.  An extensive help menu was added giving you access to the FAQ page, list of apps that use the Android TTS interface, user testimonials, and more.

We have created a poll to find out more about how users find us and what we can do to improve. Please take a second to vote:

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Engine 2.0.13 released

  • TTS settings are now correctly kept after a reboot of the phone
  • catalog layout updated
  • male voice demos added
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Visit SvoxClassic on Facebook

Please visit us on Facebook and share SvoxClassic with your friends:

www.facebook.com/SvoxClassic

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“Oliver” and “Yuri” male voices released

Today two new SVOX voices were released on the Android Market:

Enjoy!

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Update 2.0.9 of the Classic Engine

We’re happy to release version 2.0.9 of the Classic Engine that solves two issues users had reported about:

  • Voice settings are now correctly saved when the device reboots
  • Stability problems with TTS Extended on Android 2.1 fixed

Please keep the feedback coming!

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“Won’t install” problem

There are occasional problems with Android Market that make it impossible to install a paid app. The installation fails because of a locked file. Solutions are to mount the phone on the PC and manually remove “/mnt/secure/asec/smdl2tmp1.asec” or an empty folder named “.android_secure”.

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