TITLE

A bit of drawl, and a byte of baritone

AUTHOR(S)
Rae-Dupree, Janet
PUB. DATE
August 2001
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;8/13/2001, Vol. 131 Issue 6, p44
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses advances in text-to-speech voice synthesis technology. How more powerful microprocessors have added humanizing inflection and character to the technology; Demonstration of software from AT&T Labs, which will allow customers to choose a voice and have an imitator with unlimited vocabulary; Challenges facing the technology, including creating a synthesized voice undetectable by the human ear.
ACCESSION #
4956441

 

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