speech synthesizer


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speech synthesizer

Etymology: AS, spaec + Gk, synthesis, placing together
an electronic apparatus with a keyboard that produces sounds that imitate the human voice.

speech synthesizer

An electronic device for producing speech. Activated by a keyboard, it permits persons lacking the ability to speak to communicate.
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4) having no prior knowledge of speech synthesis system were asked to evaluate the quality of speech synthesizer.
1991), there is a moderate relationship between intelligibility scores and comprehension-processing measures for all different speech synthesizers.
Using computer-based technology can compensate when you've lost an ability -- for instance, a speech synthesizer can "speak" aloud any text you type in, if you cannot speak aloud yourself.
He envisions the development of a computer system that recognizes speech in one language, translates the spoken words into another language, and feeds the translated text into a speech synthesizer.
The RealSpeak Solo Direct speech synthesizer is said to be more responsive than the SAPI 5 synthesizers in JAWS 8 and 9.
London, November 22 (ANI): A paralysed man who can neither move nor communicate has been enabled to use a speech synthesizer to produce vowel sounds as he thinks them, with the aid of an electrode implanted into his brain.
Winbond is a market leader in the telephone dialer, PC I/O controller, memory, speech synthesizer and MPEG decoder markets.
Gunn said pwWebSpeak moves easily through text, hyperlinks and fill-in-the-blank forms, is compatible with most hardware and doesn't require a costly speech synthesizer as screen-reader programs do.
It consists of an 18-inch by 15-inch touch-sensitive screen fitted with a speech synthesizer.
For his speech, we started him on oral motor exercises and articulation drills, and prescribed a supplementary speech synthesizer to help him communicate while speech therapy was under way.
Other programs implement the appropriate profile for their platform, whether mobile phone, PDA, television, printer, speech synthesizer, or other device.
We realized that this would allow us to create audio recordings of each word so that poems can be read back out loud without a speech synthesizer," said Neutrinos' co-founder, Rob Banagale.