synthetic speech


Related to synthetic speech: Speech synthesizer

synthetic speech

n.
Speech that is produced by an electronic synthesizer activated by a keyboard, enabling individuals who are incapable of speech to communicate.
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During the last twenty years, novel scientific and technological achievements have given birth to several systems able to generate synthetic speech and singing voices, unleashing the exploration of innovative performative possibilities.
Fortunately, an international team of researchers is addressing that specific problem using something called synthetic speech.
We are very happy to add synthetic speech to our Sami resources, says Sami Parliament President Aili Keskitalo, it is an outstanding tool to support Sami language promotion and use, either to read news, teach and learn, share stories or provide public announcements.
Folmer explained that as touch screen devices are challenging to use for users with visual impairments, directions are provided using synthetic speech and users confirm the presence of a landmark by verbal confirmation or by pressing a button on the phone or on a Bluetooth headset.
Panzee doesn't talk, but she knows a word when she hears one--even if it's emitted by a computer with a synthetic speech impediment.
The topics include personal health information in the age of ubiquitous health, improving clinical practice through mobile medical informatics, a wearable kinesthetic system for joint knee flexion-extension monitoring in gait analysis, using artificial intelligence systems to support medical decision making, synthetic speech perception in people with intellectual and communicative disabilities, how human technology can improve the scheduling of unplanned surgical cases, legal issues in health information and electronic health records, and a novel data interface for evaluating cardiovascular outcomes in women.
I have to confess that, not having the Welsh speaking synthetic speech, has affected negatively my professional development and chances.
The IVO Software has delivered amazing quality and innovation in an area that we are particularly keen to support and the partnership between our companies is set to deliver the best synthetic speech solutions on the market.
The second article, also from Greece, by Papadopoulos, Koutsoklenis, Katemidou, and Okalidou, evaluated the intelligibility and comprehensibility of natural speech in comparison to synthetic speech.
It is important to note that the study did not include a condition comparing natural speech (like that from the participant's teacher) to synthetic speech feedback.
In addition, the new library now offers two complimentary ebook readers or software applications that read text in synthetic speech.
Topics also include lip feature extraction and feature evaluation in the context of speech and speaker, lip modeling and segmentation, and visual speech perception, optical phonetics, and synthetic speech.

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