Most commercial speech technology applications rely on large amounts of annotated data. The performance of a system depends on the quality of the collected data. It is important that the data are analysed professionally by people with suitable knowledge.
The Swedish Post and Telecom Authority (PTS) will finance a text-to-speech solution for Wikipedia. The project will be developed by Wikimedia Sweden, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, and STTS. Press releases: PTS | Wikimedia | KTH.
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By appointing STTS, you will have a reliable subcontractor experienced in development of text-to-speech, pronunciation lexica, and data processing for automatic speech recognition. We are comfortable with handling large amounts of data, and have our own methods and tools to guarantee a quality that is hard to match. Read more about our services, and contact us if you want more information about what we can do for you.