Speech Technology

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The CREST Network

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BBC

Prof. Simon King - Using Speech Synthesis to give Everyone their own Voice

Emotive Speech Synthesis: Foy Savas at TEDxSiliconAlley

The future of fake news: don't believe everything you read, see or hear

A new breed of video and audio manipulation tools allow for the creation of realistic looking news footage, like the now infamous fake Obama speech<p>In an age of Photoshop, filters and social media, many of us are used to seeing manipulated pictures – subjects become slimmer and smoother or, in the …

University of Washington

How much can I help you? Alexa's voice recognition skills tested – video

With voice recognition software being used in household products, Dr Hannah Fry explores how it works – and what the future might bring. She test-drives Alexa, one of the new wave of virtual home assistants that works out what you’re saying and attempts to answer your questions. The artificial …

​Has voice control finally started speaking our language​?

The success of Amazon’s Echo proves that we are slowly coming to terms with talking to machines. How long before digital assistants can do more than just control our music, and start having meaningful conversations?<p>The problem with using the human voice to control computers is well known and well …

The chatbot that lets you talk to the dead

When one developer lost a friend in an accident she created a robot using his old texts that she could talk to. Are these griefbots the key to life after death?<p><b>Name:</b> Griefbots.<p><b>Age:</b> Startlingly new.<p><b>Who’s there?</b> It’s me, your dead wife Deirdre, from beyond the grave.<p><b>Hi Deirdre, how’s life?</b> That’s not …

Loquendo - Help speech self-service applications contain costs, improve experience

Give small business customers a big experience<p>Looking for simple, cost-effective solutions to improve customer service without sacrificing quality? …

Yelling at Amazon’s Alexa

The first time I met Alexa, the A.I. robot voice inside the wine-bottle-size speaker known as the Amazon Echo, I was at my friends’ house, in rural New England. “Currently, it is seventy-five degrees,” she told us, and assured us that it would not rain. This was a year ago, and I’d never …

Grateful Dead

Cortana

For other uses, see Cortana (disambiguation).<p><b>Cortana</b> is an intelligent personal assistant created by Microsoft for Windows 10, Windows 10 Mobile, …

Evi

<b>Evi</b> or <b>EVI</b> may refer to:<p>Evi (software), the British company (formerly True Knowledge), based in Cambridge UK, now a subsidiary of Amazon<br>• Enhanced …

Siri

For other uses, see Siri (disambiguation).<p><b>Siri</b> (pronounced /ˈsɪəri/) is an intelligent personal assistant, part of Apple Inc.'s iOS, watchOS, macOS, …

Amazon Echo Dot (2nd Generation), Black

• Amazon Echo Dot is a hands-free, voice-controlled device that uses Alexa to play music, control smart home devices, provide information, read the …

Artificial Voices

<b>Recent activities</b><p>For up to date posts on all my work, please refer to my blog pages <br>http://chrisnewell.eu/blog-3/<p><b>While being ill</b> I have produced a …

The Art of Voice Synthesis

The Art of Voice Synthesis: Models and Replications<p>Creating an artificial voice has been a preoccupation already for several centuries. The first …

Creating Personal Voices For All

What is ModelTalker?<p>The ModelTalker System is a revolutionary speech synthesis software package developed by the Nemours Speech Research Laboratory …

Voice Creation | CereProc Text-to-Speech

CereProc has developed the world's most advanced text-to-speech voice creation system. We build voices <i>faster</i> and more <i>efficiently</i> than anyone else. …

Best Voice Recognition Systems Compared: Who is in the Lead?

Share post:<p>Over the last decade, voice recognition technology has made some major advances. Using voice technology ten years ago was more of a …

“Speak” And Thou Shall Find: The Future Of Voice Recognition

Dan McCaffrey has an ambitious goal: solving the world’s looming food shortage.<p>As vice president of data and analytics at The Climate Corporation …

The Future Of Voice-Activated AI Sounds Awesome

<b>Editor’s Note:</b> <i>Tim Tuttle is the chief executive officer of Expect Labs.</i><p>For decades science fiction movies have been imagining the future as one where humans talk to machines just as naturally as they speak to family and friends. In reality, however, using voice to interact with machines has been …

Artificial Intelligence

The Future of Voice: What's Next After Siri, Alexa and Ok Google

Another perfect storm of market conditions is brewing for a second wave of virtual personal assistants and conversational interfaces, exceeding the first in both intelligence and pervasiveness.<p>Ever since the dawn of computing technology in the 1950s, scientists and consumers alike have dreamed of …