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“Best Addon for Google Chrome” –

A Big Thanks to for their review of our Chrome Extension

iSpeech's Chrome Extension, Select and Speak, is described as the "Best Addon for Google Chrome"

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iSpeech is named a 2013 Star Performer by Speech Tech Magazine

text to speech

We are excited to be recognized, alongside Google, for our growth and achievements in both text to speech (TTS) and Speech Recognition (ASR).  Having nearly 30,000 developers using our API, iSpeech is continuing to expand into new markets including the connected home.

iSpeech will have a presence at SpeechTEK 2013, Aug 19-21 in NYC @ New York Marriott Marquis. In addition to our CEO, Heath Ahrens, participating on a panel (Powering the Connected Home With Voice), you can also find us at the iSpeech booth #711 – Stop by!

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Talkz wins audience choice award at TC Disrupt Pitchoff

Author Jesse Campbell    Category Awards, iSpeech, Press, Talkz     Tags

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We pitched our latest app Talkz at the TC Disrupt Pitchoff and Won Audience Choice.

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iSpeech Finalist in the 2011 SAMMY Awards for Best Branded Social Fan Page

Author Mike M.    Category Awards, iSpeech     Tags
iSpeech's Facebook fan page was nominated as one of the finalists for the 2011 SAMMY awards!

We are very happy that our efforts of building a community and loyal fan base are being acknowledged and rewarded with this nomination.

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iSpeech named 2011 Star Performer by

Author Mike M.    Category Awards,, iSpeech     Tags
iSpeech was named one of the four star performers of 2011 by

See this for the full article and the other star performers.


iSpeech Wins Investor Pitching Competition

Author Mike M.    Category Awards, iSpeech, Press     Tags

On May 19, iSpeech attended the iEvening New Jersey conference at NJIT, attended by over 160 startup founders, numerous investors and Newark mayor Cory Booker. Five of the startups, including iSpeech, were pre-selected to present to a panel of 4 investors as part of the competition. CEO Heath Ahrens did the pitch and the panel selected iSpeech as the winner! The prize is an invitation to the Private Equity Forum in New York, sometime in June. iSpeech was chosen for its high-quality speech technology and innovative business model utilizing a proprietary ad platform.

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iSpeech Applications are “Brilliant BlackBerry Apps For Dummies”

Author Mike M.    Category Awards, Caller ID Reader,, iSpeech, Press     Tags

Text to Speech Voices
Both and Caller ID Reader, mobile applications using iSpeech text to speech technology, have been selected for the new book "Brilliant BlackBerry Apps For Dummies." This is quite the honor, as the author considered hundreds of BlackBerry apps to determine the top few for inclusion and recommendation. In addition, both apps were chosen as some of the best apps in the Communication and Email categories.

The latest in the series of "For Dummies" books aims to take the work out of selecting which applications are best to enhance productivity and enjoyment of the BlackBerry platform. More information on the book can be found here:


iSpeech Translator one of Ten Best BlackBerry PlayBook Apps

Author Mike M.    Category Awards, iSpeech     Tags nominated iSpeech Translator as one of the Ten Best Apps for your PlayBook.

As Jeffrey L. Wilson writes on

If you fancy learning important phrases from another language, but don't want to shell out the big bucks for Rosetta Stone, the free iSpeech Translator is just what you need. After selecting your native tongue and the target language, you key in—or speak—a phrase. iSpeech then processes the information and spits out a translation, not only with speed, but also with accuracy. Chinese, Dutch, English, Japanese, Italian, French, Finnish, Russian, and Spanish are just a few of the included languages.



15 Wins Readers’ Choice Award – Best BlackBerry Office/Productivity App for 2011

Author Mike M.    Category Awards,, iSpeech     Tags
Once again, has been recognized by it's customers and fans in the Readers' Choice Awards. The category of Office or Productivity app was narrowed down to 5 apps, but was determined the "clear winner." The award emphasizes how the application can be utilized in a corporate environment, by allowing employees to comply with new company policies and legal regulations aimed at safe driving. This win comes on the heels of the Mashable Best Mobile App 2010 award and the CES Mobile App Showdown earlier this year.



iSpeech at CES Apps Showdown on

Author Mike M.    Category Awards,, iSpeech, Press     Tags