Amazon.com Announces Acquisition of IVONA Software

Jan 24, 2013


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Amazon.com, Inc. announced that it has acquired text-to-speech technology company IVONA Software. IVONA delivers the technologies that power the "Text-to-Speech," "Voice Guide" and "Explore by Touch" features on Kindle Fire tablets. Additionally, IVONA delivers text-to-speech products and services for thousands of developers, businesses and customers around the world.

IVONA offers voice and language portfolios with 44 voices in 17 languages and more in development.

(www.ivona.com, www.amazon.com)