Speech synthesis
Speech synthesis is the artificial production of human speech. A computer system used for this purpose is called a speech synthesizer, and can be implemented in software or hardware products. A text-t...
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Ignatius Mattingly
Ignatius G. Mattingly[1] (1927–2004) was a prominent American linguist and speech scientist. Prior to his academic career, he was an analyst for the National Security Agency from 1955 to 1966. [2] He...
Voice font
A voice font is a computer-generated voice that can be controlled by specifying parameters such as speed and pitch and made to pronounce text input. The concept is akin to that of a text font or a MID...
AOLbyPhone
AOLByPhone was an AOL interactive voice service that began in 2000. It was offered to millions of consumers. AOLByPhone started with the America Online acquisition of Quack.com, evolving through the s...
Sinewave synthesis
Sinewave synthesis, or sine wave speech, is a technique for synthesizing speech by replacing the formants (main bands of energy) with pure tone whistles. The first sinewave synthesis program (SWS) for...
Dr. Sbaitso
Dr. Sbaitso is an artificial intelligence speech synthesis program released in 1992 by Creative Labs for DOS-based personal computers.
Dr. Sbaitso was distributed with various sound cards manufact...
CereProc
CereProc is a speech synthesis company based in Edinburgh, Scotland, founded in 2005. The company specialises in creating natural and expressive-sounding text to speech voices, synthesis voices with r...
Odiogo
Odiogo (from audio-to-go) enables content providers and bloggers to quickly and automatically generate high fidelity audio from textual content, allowing consumers to easily "listen to" their favorite...
MBROLA
MBROLA is an algorithm for speech synthesis, and software which is distributed at no financial cost but in binary form only, and a worldwide collaborative project. The MBROLA project web page provide...
Voiceroid
Voiceroid is a speech synthesizer application developed by AH Software and is designed for speech. It is only available in the Japanese language. Its name comes from the singing software Vocaloid, fo...
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Articulatory synthesis
3D vocal tract model for Articulatory synthesis Based on Consonant-Vowel Coarticulation modeling, German sentence “Leo und Doreen mögen Bananen” was reproduced from a naturally spoken sentence in ...
Wolfgang von Kempelen's Speaking Machine
Wolfgang von Kempelen's Speaking Machine is a manually operated speech synthesizer that began development in 1769, by Austro-Hungarian author and inventor Wolfgang von Kempelen. It was in this same ye...
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Text to Speech in Digital Television
Text-to-Speech in Digital television refers to digital television products that use speech synthesis (computer generated speech providing a product that “talks” to the end user) to enable access by b...
Votrax
Votrax International, Inc. (originally the Vocal division of Federal Screw Works), or just Votrax, was a speech synthesis company located in the Detroit, Michigan area from 1971 to about 1996 It began...
DialogOS
DialogOS is a graphical programming environment to design computer system which can converse through voice with the user. Dialogs are clicked together in a Flowchart. DialogOS includes bindings to co...
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Phasor (sound synthesizer)
Phasor is a stereo music, sound and speech synthesizer created by Applied Engineering for the Apple II family of computers. Consisting of a sound card and a set of related software, the Phasor system...
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Concatenative synthesis
Concatenative synthesis is a technique for synthesising sounds by concatenating short samples of recorded sound (called units). The duration of the units is not strictly defined and may vary according...
Sonification
Sonification is the use of non-speech audio to convey information or perceptualize data. Auditory perception has advantages in temporal, spatial, amplitude, and frequency resolution that open possibil...
Voice browser
A voice browser is a software application that presents an interactive voice user interface to the user in a manner analogous to the functioning of a web browser interpreting Hypertext Markup Language...
Catherine Browman
Catherine P. Browman (1945–2008) [1] was an American linguist and speech scientist. She was a research scientist at Bell Laboratories in New Jersey and Haskins Laboratories in New Haven, Connecticut, ...
Optophone
The optophone is a device, used by the blind, that scans text and generates time-varying chords of tones to identify letters. It is one of the earliest known applications of sonification. Dr. Edmund F...
PSOLA
PSOLA (Pitch Synchronous Overlap and Add) is a digital signal processing technique used for speech processing and more specifically speech synthesis. It can be used to modify the pitch and duration o...
PlainTalk
PlainTalk is the collective name for several speech synthesis (MacInTalk) and speech recognition technologies developed by Apple Inc.In 1990, Apple invested a lot of work and money in speech recogniti...
Franklin S. Cooper
Franklin Seaney Cooper (Apr. 29, 1908 - Feb. 20, 1999) was an American physicist and inventor who was a pioneer in speech research.[1]
He attended the University of Illinois where he received his ...
Audification
Audification is an auditory display technique for representing a sequence of data values as sound. An audification does this by interpreting the data sequence, usually a time series, as an audio wavef...
Speech Synthesis Markup Language
Speech Synthesis Markup Language (SSML) is an XML-based markup language for speech synthesis applications. It is a recommendation of the W3C's voice browser working group. SSML is often embedded in Vo...
VoiceWeb
VoiceWeb is an international Speech Solutions and Mobile Marketing Provider, utilizing and combining a multitude of emerging technologies to enable more natural, intuitive, human-like interactions.Voi...
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Quack.com
Quack.com was an early voice portal company. The domain name later was used for Quack; an iPad Search application from AOL.
It was originally founded in 1998 by Steven Woods, Jeromy Carriere and A...