Amazon.com Inc. (Nasdaq: AMZN) has purchased Ivona Software, which develops text-to-speech technology.

Ivona makes technology that reads text aloud in different languages. It also serves as a voice guide with explore-by-touch features on Amazon’s Kindle Fire tablets. The company also delivers its services to other developers and businesses.

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