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November 29, 2022

Acapela Group’s voice banking solution named as CES 2023 Innovation Awards Winner

Acapela Group, an independent and fully owned subsidiary of Tobii Dynavox, is proud to announce that its solutionmy-own-voice has won the CES 2023 innovation award in the Digital Health category. my-own-voice will be showcased on Tobii Dynavox devices at CES, the world's most influential technology event, taking place January 5-8 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Acapela Group is a globally leading provider of digital voices and AI-powered speech synthesis software. The solutions are used by millions of people around the world, in areas such as assistive communication, customer interaction, education, automotive or public transport. Acapela Group’s solution my-own-voice, empowers people with voice impairments, caused by conditions such as ALS, aphasia, dysarthria or apraxia, to easily create a personalized synthetic voice, based on the user’s voice recordings, so called voice banking. By entering the recordings of only 50 sentences, the solution generates a voice that keeps the essence of the original one.

Acapela Group’s synthetic voices are available in over 30 languages and accents for people in various ages, from children to adults. my-own-voice synthetic voices can be used with most of Tobii Dynavox’ assistive communication aids, by people with conditions such as cerebral palsy, ALS, aphasia and autism.

“Receiving this recognition from CES proves the life-changing qualities of my-own-voice and the innovation power of AI-based speech synthesis,” said Remy Cadic, CEO of Acapela Group. “For people who suffer from voice impairments due to serious conditions, such as ALS, it is often vital to keep your own voice identity, which my-own-voice enables.”

The award was presented at CES Unveiled New York, where it was presented along with announcements on CES top speakers and the latest lineup of exhibitors.

Welcome to visit the Acapela Group booth at the French Pavilion at Eureka Park at CES in Las Vegas, Nevada, January 5-8, where the Acapela team will demonstrate my-own-voice with Tobii Dynavox devices.
 

Contact

Elisabeth Manzi
Corporate Communications Director

elisabeth.manzi@dynavoxgroup.com
+ 46 (0)725 74 63 13

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Dynavox Group AB (publ) is the parent company for Tobii Dynavox, the global leader in assistive communication. Headquartered in Stockholm, and listed on Nasdaq Stockholm (DYVOX), Dynavox Group, together with its brands has over 700 employees and serves customers in 65+ countries. Tobii Dynavox’s custom designed solutions enable people with disabilities such as cerebral palsy, ALS, autism and spinal cord injury to communicate with a voice of their own, develop literacy skills and live more independently. To date, hundreds of thousands of people worldwide have benefited from our integrated solutions, which include hardware, software, clinically developed language systems, mounting solutions, training, and dedicated support. We offer extensive funding expertise to facilitate funding for as many people as possible. As voice and motor impairments are common among our users, our solutions are accessed via alternative methods, such as eye gaze or touch screen. Using AI-based speech synthesis, we offer users a personalized voice identity in over 30 languages, for children and adults.