VoilĂ ! PhoneSoft offers e-mail reading in a wide range of foreign languages

PhoneSoft now supports Scansoft RealSpeak text-to-speech. The RealSpeak engine reads aloud any text with a human sounding voice, and represents a breakthrough in terms of voice quality and intelligibility.

The following languages are currently available -
European languages:
  • Danish
  • Dutch
  • English (British)
  • Flemish
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Polish
  • Portugueuse
  • Norvegian
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Swedish
American languages:
  • English (American)
  • French (Canadian)
  • Portugueuse (Brazilian)
  • Spanish (Mexican)
Far East languages:
  • Chinese (HongKong Cantonese)
  • Chinese (Mandarin)
  • Korean
  • Japanese
Coming Soon - Arabic
The RealSpeak engine generates speech that is almost indistinguishable from human speech. RealSpeak is based on concatenation algorithms, where actual human voice segments are stored and used to convert any text into speech. In-depth language specific linguistic knowledge provides intelligent pronunciation of a wide range of variable input.

For more details visit the
Scansoft website where you can also try out a very impressive demonstration.