concatenated speech

concatenated speech

Synthesized or recorded words that are spliced together by a software program to provide a spoken response to a human user of the system.
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Finally, since Apple has garnered a large share of the assistive technology market, it has tailored Alex for that group, who typically prefer formant synthesis over concatenated speech because it is faster.
Concatenated speech realizes emotion by having the reader dictate text with a particular emotional tone; chopping the words into phonemes and reassembling the speech segments nonetheless retains the original emotional sense.
FonixTalk can now compete with concatenated speech technologies, which require significantly more memory.
Named "Technology of the Year" by Frost & Sullivan, a global leader in international consulting and training on emerging high technology and industrial markets, AT&T's Natural Voices product line is widely considered to be the most human-sounding concatenated speech systems in the world.
Speechify uses concatenated speech synthesis where segments of recorded human voice are used to speak out the text.