Making Computers Talk

Posted 19 Mar 2003 at 14:31 UTC by steve Share This

A new Scientific American article describes the state of the art in voice synthesis technology. New systems have been developed that can give a computer or robot an authentically human voice and can generate speech in real time thanks to projects like IBM's Text-to-Speech Synthesizer.

Yeah, just like always, it doesn't work, posted 19 Mar 2003 at 18:43 UTC by earlwb » (Master)

I make a good QC person, everything fails to work when I enter the room, I don't even have to to8uch anything. Sorry I crashed the demo, I guess I should have stuck to one syllable words. Input Communcations Error. You have reached this page because of an severe input error. It appears that the client didn't connect to the server. Please inform the system administrator using the feedback mechanism on the main home page.

Hey, Earl..., posted 19 Mar 2003 at 20:37 UTC by jeffkoenig » (Master)

Is that what it wrote on your screen, or did it say it out loud?


Yup it wrote it no talking, posted 19 Mar 2003 at 23:14 UTC by earlwb » (Master)

It would have been cool to speak the error message out. But it only displayed it.o talking.

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