SOURCE: Cepstral

August 18, 2008 14:00 ET

Voxpilot Partners With Cepstral to Offer Affordable Quality Text-to-Speech Voices

DUBLIN, IRELAND and PITTSBURGH, PA--(Marketwire - August 18, 2008) - Cepstral LLC, a company specializing in Text-to-Speech (TTS) voices, today proudly announced a partnership with Voxpilot, a leader in VoiceXML and interactive voice and video platforms. Cepstral's Text-to-Speech (TTS) engine and voices have undergone interoperability testing and Voxpilot will offer in-house support for Cepstral's server-grade TTS engine and voices.

Voxpilot integrated Cepstral's engine into the version 3.4 release of their premiere product, Voxpilot Open Media Platform. Customers of the Voxpilot Open Media Platform can now reach enterprise-level scale for their speech needs including spoken alerts, auto-attendant, and notifications more affordably using Cepstral's high quality TTS voices.

"Cepstral is a good strategic fit for Voxpilot; they offer a wide variety of voices, an efficient engine, and pricing that easily puts speech within reach of any small or medium business. They offer over 30 voices in 5 different languages. During integration testing, the Cepstral engine reached 120 channels communicating through the MRCP layer of our platform," said Peter Olyarchuk, Voxpilot VP of Business Development.

"Voxpilot's Open Media Platform is recognized as tier 1 carrier-grade telecommunications platform. With the integration of Cepstral's Text-to-Speech voices, Voxpilot's powerful suite of interactive voice and video products now offers one of the widest ranges of speech options to customers. This flexibility is important to large enterprises and small and medium businesses alike," said Cepstral CEO Craig Campbell.

About Cepstral

Cepstral is a Text-to-Speech technology company which provides software and services for the spoken delivery of information. Cepstral builds high quality, natural sounding voices for server, desktop, and embedded applications (www.cepstral.com). VoiceForge is a SaaS platform powered by Cepstral dedicated to online delivery of a wide variety of professional and novelty voices (www.voiceforge.com/demo). Cepstral® - We build voices®. VoiceForge® - We make the Internet talk™.

About Voxpilot

Voxpilot brings the next generation of interactive telecommunication services to enterprises, integrators, carriers and service providers. Our flagship product, Voxpilot Open Media Platform (OMP), has been installed in a variety of networks across Europe, America, Africa and Asia. Combining advanced telephony features with Internet capabilities such as SIP and Web technologies such as VoiceXML, the Open Media Platform replaces classic IVR with Interactive Voice and Video Response (IVVR). This enables speech-based self-service, conferencing, prepaid services, and video-based solutions such as VideoMail and content delivery applications. Visit www.voxpilot.com for more information.

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