Microsoft Text to Speech Technology used by Ford for safe driving

The Microsoft speech engine powers the text-to-speech functionaliy in Ford cars.

Smartphones have quickly become an essential part of many people’s day,” said Christof Kellerwessel, chief engineer, Electronic and Electrical Systems Engineering, Ford of Europe. “However, text messages can be a distraction for drivers, so the benefit of a system that can read messages aloud from compatible smartphones is obvious. Ford SYNC will debut this summer on the all-new B-MAX and will roll out to other vehicles in Ford’s lineup, including Focus and Kuga. The text-to-speech feature on SYNC, powered by Microsoft, retrieves messages using a simple voice command from Bluetooth-connected compatible smartphones.

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Microsoft Text to Speech Technology used by Ford for safe driving

The Microsoft speech engine powers the text-to-speech functionaliy in Ford cars.

Smartphones have quickly become an essential part of many people’s day,” said Christof Kellerwessel, chief engineer, Electronic and Electrical Systems Engineering, Ford of Europe. “However, text messages can be a distraction for drivers, so the benefit of a system that can read messages aloud from compatible smartphones is obvious. Ford SYNC will debut this summer on the all-new B-MAX and will roll out to other vehicles in Ford’s lineup, including Focus and Kuga. The text-to-speech feature on SYNC, powered by Microsoft, retrieves messages using a simple voice command from Bluetooth-connected compatible smartphones.

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