Browsing all articles from March, 2012

The Talking Alarm 1.2 launched, powered by iSpeech

The Talking Alarm, an application that reads out content to users in the morning has released version 1.2. In addition to read out information such as weather, calendar stock prices, and horoscopes using iSpeech text to speech technology, the application also plays music and features multiple alarms.

You can find the application here.


iSpeech FB Chat Pro launched

Author Mike M.    Category iSpeech, Text to Speech     Tags

Free Text to Speech
We are happy to announce that we just launched our Facebook chat application, iSpeech FB Chat Pro, for BlackBerry phones. You can get the application from BlackBerry App World .

iSpeech FB Chat Pro™ lets you chat with Facebook friends on your BlackBerry® smartphone by speaking or typing your message.

•Speak your Facebook message or type it
•See which of your Facebook friends are online
•View your active chats
•Chat with your Facebook friends

iSpeech FB Chat Pro™ is the only Facebook chat app that allows you to speak your message simply by using the “microphone button” on the screen. Once you speak your message, it will appear in the text box, ready to send.


iSpeech presenting at the Mobile Voice Conference.

Author Mike M.    Category Developers, iSpeech, Press     Tags
Our CEO, Heath Ahrens, was presenting this week at this year's Mobile Voice Conference in San Francisco, CA. His presentation was part of the "Mobile speech interfaces: Alternatives and effective design"-block of presentations. Specifically, Heath presented on the topic of 'Taking speech mainstream: Bringing it to the mobile development community'.
Considering how many partnerships iSpeech has formed with mobile application developers enabling them to use speech in their applications, Heath was able to share our experience in this field with the attendees of the conference.

Heath (CEO of iSpeech) presenting at the Mobile Voice Conference 2012.


The Mobile Voice Conference is co-organized by the Applied Voice Input Output Society (AVIOS) and Bill Meisel (President, TMA Associates). The conference is unlike most conferences in that it is a very small and very focused conference. In their own words the organisers describe it as

The conference is a small, limited-attendance event without an exhibit hall. It’s small size attracts industry leaders and top speakers that want to interact with their peers and hear talks with significant, practical, and insightful content that goes well beyond the usual sales pitches.