Text-to-speech integration takes Talking Friends apps to a new level.
Santa Clara, CA (PRWEB) August 15, 2012
NeoSpeech, a leader in text-to-speech (TTS) software and speech-enabled solutions, announced today that Out Fit 7 Ltd, a global entertainment company, has selected NeoSpeech as the TTS software behind their blockbuster Talking Friends mobile apps.
“Partnering with NeoSpeech to incorporate text-to-speech capabilities into the Talking Friends apps, provides our users another novel way to express themselves through our characters,” said Samo Login, Founder & CEO of Out Fit 7 Limited. “Fans are now able to experience the cheeky, lovable personalities of the Talking Friends characters they already know and love in a more fun and emotionally captivating way.”
Powered by NeoSpeech TTS software, the newest Out Fit 7 Ltd. app, Tom Loves Angela, allows users to chat with Tom’s girlfriend Angela by entering in text that is then converted to speech. This is the first Talking Friends app where the characters can have intelligent, two-way conversations with the users. With the text-to-speech capabilities, the free Tom Loves Angela app truly comes to life with voice.
“Text-to-speech integration takes Talking Friends apps to a new level,” said Christopher Moon, Chief Executive Officer of NeoSpeech. “We're excited to work in partnership with Out Fit 7 Ltd. to combine the power of TTS with an app that is as fun and entertaining as Tom Loves Angela.”
To download the Talking Friends application for free, visit http://outfit7.com/apps/tom-loves-angela/.
For a free, interactive, web-based, text-to-speech demo from NeoSpeech go to http://www.neospeech.com/.
NeoSpeech, Inc. is a leading provider of text-to-speech (TTS) and speech-enabled solutions. The company offers flexible, innovative products for the mobile, enterprise, entertainment and education markets. NeoSpeech is a privately-held company, headquartered in Santa Clara, California. Visit http://www.NeoSpeech.com to experience world-class, natural-sounding TTS voices.
About Out Fit 7 Limited
With over 110 million monthly active users since its first app launch in July 2010, Out Fit 7 Ltd. is one of the world's fastest growing mobile entertainment networks. Its Talking Friends collection has become an entertainment phenomenon with the characters featured on ABC's Modern Family as well as NBC's Today Show. There are 14 characters in the Talking Friends collection including Talking Tom Cat, Talking Ben and Talking Gina the Giraffe. Each of the Talking Friends apps features a unique and fully animated 3D character that comes to life when poked, tickled, and played with on mobile touch-screen devices for the iOS and Android platforms. The interactive characters can engage in friendly two-way conversations about their inner emotions with users or repeat things users say to them and customized videos of interactions with the characters can be shared via Facebook, YouTube or email. Out Fit 7 Ltd. is headquartered in Limassol, Cyprus with subsidiaries in Palo Alto, USA; London, England; Ljubljana, Slovenia; and Seoul, South Korea.