GM Voices Teams with IVONA to Deliver New Voices and Languages

American (Neutral) Spanish, Castilian Spanish
and German Voices Now Available Featuring BrightVoice Technology; More Languages to
Come in Lifelike TTS

Alpharetta, GA – GM Voices, the worldwide leader in professionally-recorded voice prompts for IVR, speech recognition and other automated voice systems, has helped IVONA Text to Speech successfully launch new voices and languages in American Spanish, Castilian Spanish and German. The voices, part of the recent “IVONA 2” upgrade, feature IVONA’s proprietary BrightVoice technology for lifelike playback.

The American Spanish voices include Penélope and Miguel; Conchita and Enrique for Castilian Spanish; and Marlene and Hans in German. All are available for sampling and purchase, both in TTS at www.ivona.com and naturally-recorded voice at www.gmvoices.com/ivona.

GM Voices and IVONA announced its partnership in October 2010 with the release of the Kendra and Joey voices in American English. In addition to IVONA’s lifelike TTS, GM Voices offers each voice talent and language (US English, American Spanish, Castilian, German) for naturally-recorded voice prompts in the same matching voice. Voice user interface designers attest to the importance of a one-voice experience. GM Voices and IVONA, using natural voice and dynamic TTS together, have made a consistent caller experience both attainable and economical on automated voice applications.

“GM Voices is glad to be partnered with IVONA as they expand their international footprint,” said Marcus Graham, CEO of GM Voices. “The combination of natural voice and lifelike TTS allows companies to engage customers better than ever before on a host of converging technologies including automated IVR, Web and multimedia applications.”

More high-demand languages are being developed by IVONA through GM Voices.

To sample all of GM Voices’ languages and voice actors, visit www.gmvoices.com/listen.

About GM Voices

Since 1985, GM Voices, Inc. has emerged as the global leader in professionally-recorded voice, language localization, persona development and Voice Branding solutions for Fortune 1000 corporations worldwide. Dozens of voice actors record in their studios each week, providing clients a consistent voice for any application. A hundred languages and dialects are offered, with over 900 voice actors contracted worldwide. GM Voices invented the term and concept of Voice Branding, a single-voice customer experience consistent with a company’s brand image. Visit www.gmvoices.com for voice samples and more information. GM Voices: Your Voice to the World.

Press Contact

Press Contact

Matt Strach
Brand Manager
770.752.4500
matt@gmvoices.com

 

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