TomTom (TOM2) has today announced the addition of four new languages to
its Voice Maps product: Bulgarian, Colombian Spanish, Hebrew and
Northern African Arabic.
TomTom Voice Maps enable its customers to develop a range of navigation
and location based services featuring high quality turn-by-turn driving
directions for PNDs, mobile applications, and in-dash systems to make
The quality of Voice Maps speech guidance is significantly better than
standard computer generated directions. When combined with
text-to-speech technology and speech recognition, TomTom Voice Maps
delivers a superior spoken navigation experience.
"The addition of Bulgarian, Colombian Spanish, Hebrew, and North African
Arabic to our TomTom Voice Maps coverage means our customers can now
create superior navigation solutions enabling more drivers to benefit
from easy to understand voice navigation in their native language," said
Charles Cautley, Managing Director of TomTom Maps.
For more information, visit www.tomtom.com.
Notes to Editors:
TomTom Voice Maps supports five different phonetic alphabets (LH+ Broad,
IPA, StarRec Sampa, X-Sampa and Sampa UCL), ensuring compatibility with
all the major speech technology suppliers and facilitates customers' use
of the product. TomTom's team of native linguists produces and validates
all phonetic transcriptions, ensuring we deliver the highest quality
product on the market today.
TomTom Voice Maps are available in the following languages:
TomTom (TOM2) empowers movement. Every day millions of people around the
world depend on TomTom to make smarter decisions. We design and develop
innovative products that make it easy for people to keep moving towards
their goals. Best known for being a global leader in navigation and
mapping products, TomTom also creates GPS Sport Watches, as well as
state-of-the-art fleet management solutions and industry leading
location based products.
Our business consists of four customer facing business units: Consumer,
Automotive, Licensing and Telematics.
Founded in 1991 and headquartered in Amsterdam, we have 3,600 employees
worldwide and sell our products in over 35 countries. For further
information, please visit www.tomtom.com.
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