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Prosody-filter to simulate emotional arousal with speech synthesis based on the free-for-non-commercial-use MBROLA synthesis engine available in Java.
The current version of the (draft) proposal for an XML-based Speech Synthesis Markup Language, as part of the W3C's Speech Interface Framework. This is an industry standard in the making.
Interactive tutorial of speech synthesis technology by German university.
Commented examples of speech synthesis for 25 languages.
The NeXTeNS project aims at developing a modern, clean, multi-platform, open source text-to-speech system for Dutch that is freely available for research and education purposes using Mbrola and Festival components. Initiated by University of Nijmegen and the University of Tilburg.
Convert Microsoft Word, Acrobat PDF, PowerPoint, plain text files, web pages, and emails to spoken audio which you can then listen to online or transfer to your iPod. News, tutorials, and product features.
Reviewing Vocoders and musical chorus synthesizers by EMS, Moog, Roland, Korg, and Electro Harmonics, talking chips (Votrax, TI) and speech recognition hardware. Information site rather than sales.
A short introduction to speech synthesis with the Java speech API 1.0
Institute for the Study of Talking Computers and Oral Culture. The Institute's mission is to study the social, cultural, and philosophical implications of talking computers and voice recognition technology. Site taking orders for a pre-publishing book having a provocative viewpoint on the impact of talking computers.
Text-To-Speech engine for Microsoft Agent and SAPI compliant applications. Available in 7 languages (French, German, Spanish, US English, British, Russian, Brazilian Portuguese). Licensed Elan TTS-engine. Download free trial.
Text to speech synthesis products. Boards, modules, and chips. Downloadable data sheets and product information.
Site provides a free, cross platform (Windows and MacOS), cross browser (Netscape and IE) plug-in that gives web sites the ability to talk by transforming text to speech.
Focus on speech technology research and development in Chinese language, including TTS and ASR.
Markets a variety of speech products for industry including voiceprint, text to speech and airport security systems. Good online text to speech demo.
TextSpeak(tm) speech synthesis chip sets and plug-in modules accept RS-232 text, keyboard and wireless input. Low cost, unlimited vocabulary, designed for consumer and VARs. Purchase online.
Online speech-synthesizer with very limited capabilities.
Provides Arabic / multi language voice interface solutions, for individuals and corporate. Initial offerings focus on tect to speech applications.
Collection of links and sound-examples of simulated emotional speech by synthesis.
A commented overview of commercial and scientific TTS (text-to-speech) -systems for the German language with examples.
Provides a speech synthesizer for the Romanian language, and audio applications for speech/music effects. On-line speech synthesizer demo.
Provides text to speech software for natural voice. Online demo, screen shots, and voice samples.