Up against names like Microsoft, AT&T and Nuance, IVONA earned the highest marks and emerged as TTS Accuracy Leader. Results of the new detailed text-to-speech industry study conducted by ASRNews concluded that IVONA Software, an award winning developer and provider of Text-to-Speech (TTS) technology, offers the most accurate text-to-speech functionality in the market today. IVONA ranked highest in 5 of the 7 categories designed to evaluate accuracy, outperforming competitors such as Microsoft, Nuance, AT&T, Loquendo, Acapela Group, Cepstral, CereProc, NeoSpeech and SVOX.
IVO Software experts have been setting the text-to-speech technology standards for four years already. IVONA Text-to-Speech was awarded top grades for its quality at the international Blizzard Challenge Competition held in Edinburgh, Scotland. IVONA Text-to-Speech also won recognition at the SpeechTEK Labs Conference in New York, US.
The 57th New Technologies and Research Trade Fair Innova 2008 took place on November 13-15, 2008 in Brussels, the capital of the European Union. In the Eureka! innovations competition, held among exhibitors, the Pomeranian Region was represented by IVONA Text-to-Speech, a product of IVO Software. IVONA generated a great deal of interest among visitors and exhibitors, and also attracted the recognition of the jury, which awarded IVONA the bronze medal.