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2nd Speech Center 1.3 released - Listening instead of Reading on Your PC

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Steven Potter
Email: support@zero2000.com
Phone: 717-234-5124
Address: 1739 N.6th Street, Harrisburg, PA 17102, US

Listening instead of Reading on Your PC

Harrisburg, USA (January 29, 2003) Zero2000 Software has released 2nd Speech Center 1.30, a text-to-speech utility for the Windows operating system that converts any text to natural sounding speech or MP3/WAV audio formats.

2nd Speech Center can monitor the Windows Clipboard and automatically process its contents. This feature makes it easy to read Web pages, e-mail messages, documents and much more. Of course, you can import from text files and listen as the program reads it back to you.

2nd Speech Center also allows you to convert text into a MP3/WAV audio file and save it to disk, so you can listen to it later. Using this feature, you can for example create MP3 files from your email, news articles or any text you want, then download it to your portable MP3 player and take it on the road. Plus, they're great for sharing with others via the Internet.

2nd Speech Center supports dozens of male, female and "robotic" voices. For more free voices, please visit http://www.zero2000.com/voices.html.

2nd Speech Center also includes a feature that allows you improve the prosody of text-to-speech translation. Additional features include scheduled reminders, alarms, "key to speech", global hotkeys, Windows Explorer integration and more.

System Requirements:
2nd Speech Center will run under Windows 95/98/ME/NT4/2000/XP. The program requires 16MB of RAM and 10MB of disk space.

Price and Availability:
2nd Speech Center costs only $39.95USD, comes with an unconditional 60-day money-back guarantee, and may be purchased securely online at http://www.zero2000.com. Multi-user and site-licenses options are available on the order form. A 30-day trial version and dozens of free voices are available from the Zero2000 Software web site at http://www.zero2000.com.

About Zero2000 Software:
Established in 1999, Zero2000 Software, based in Harrisburg, USA, has been developing and marketing high-quality software products for the Windows operating system.

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Evaluation Copy Available on Request

Screen shot:
http://www.2ndspeechcenter.com/images/iiscss.gif

More voices for multiple languages:
http://www.zero2000.com/voices.html