Sethy and Narayanan  were investigating what signal features should be used for aligning synthetic and natural speech
This project combines the expertise and creativity at ICSI with Microsoft s experience deploying increasingly more powerful and natural speech
interfaces to its services and applications.
ShoutOUT is a complete texting app that lets users create, send and receive text messages with either fluent natural speech
or the iPhone's virtual keyboard.
Numerous studies have found that natural speech
is significantly more intelligible than that produced by TTS synthesis systems (Clark, 1983; Greene, Logan, & Pisoni, 1986; Hoover, Reichle, VanTasell, & Cole, 1987; Kangas & Allen, 1990; Koul & Allen, 1993; Logan, Greene, & Pisoni, 1989; Mirenda & Beukelman, 1987, 1990; Mitchell & Atkins, 1989; Ralston, Pisoni, Lively, Greene, & Mullennix, 1991).
Golden-i enables users to command and control wireless devices and networks by natural speech
As a consequence it is important to investigate whether task performance differs when computer speech is substituted for natural speech
Her ear is accurate; she captures the natural speech
of those who occupy her world, real or imaginary, speaking with a natural force.
Synthetic speech is used in two ways by disabled people: as a replacement for natural speech
and as a means of communicating complex information to people who cannot receive it by other means, such as blind computer users.
Ask Ziggy, the world's most advanced Natural Speech
search engine for mobile devices, has closed a $5 million round of funding with a publicly traded multinational corporation and expanded its list of strategic partners.
The program enables text to be turned into natural speech
by reading it aloud, it also speaks multiple languages and reads proper names, numbers and currencies.
Additional information about Fonix natural speech
recognition technologies can be found at the company's website, http://www.
1991) concluded that both processing speed and comprehension of synthetic speech compare unfavorably with natural speech
, and they cautioned against using synthetic speech in applications with difficult text.
A recent study shows that synthetic speech -- words made up of sound fragments generated by a computer -- requires more attention and takes a greater effort to understand than natural speech
voice-driven telephone dating service now features voice automation technology that enables its users to input information by using natural speech
Liaison allows callers to reach an individual or access information simply by using natural speech