This week, my cooperative Col·lectivaT has launched the new version of Catotron with a slick new web app Catotron is the first open-source, neural network-based speech synthesis engine for Catalan. It’s built with support from Department of Culture of Catalan Government and was published earlier in Interspeech 2020.


Catotron is a great example of people-oriented and people-driven language technology. It will prevent the exclusion of Catalan speakers from using speech-interfaced technology like voice assistants, GPS, Telephone IVR etc.

I am very excited to see that Catalan media outlets are celebrating its launch with us. Among some of them: