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2013-01-16 23:00:26

Speech-enabled Software Assists in Pronunciation Comparisons Santa Clara, CA (PRWEB) January 16, 2013 NeoSpeech, an innovative text-to-speech (TTS) and speech technology solution provider, announced today the release of the VoiceEZCALL English Learning Program software. Based on English speech recognition and analysis technology, VoiceEZCALL lets users know the results of their English language pronunciation by automatically comparing it to a native speaker´s pronunciation....

2012-12-21 05:01:19

Andy Way, one of the world's foremost authorities on machine translation (MT), has joined Lingo24 as Director of Machine Translation. He will be spearheading the Scottish company´s move into MT and post-edited MT (PEMT) and building a world-class team with close links to academia. New York, NY (PRWEB) December 20, 2012 The team will be based at Lingo24´s new office in Manchester, due to open in January. It will initially consist of at least four experienced MT developers, as well...

2012-12-12 05:00:31

NeoSpeech brings a new Canadian French Text to Speech voice to developers. Santa Clara, CA (PRWEB) December 11, 2012 NeoSpeech, an innovative text-to-speech (TTS) solution provider, has released a new artificial Text to Speech voice Chloe, who will speak Canadian French. Chloe was born after years of intensive research on Canadian French language, voice recordings by professionally training voice-over actor, and synthesis and NLP (Natural Language Processing) by R&D speech experts....

Microsoft Translates Your Speech, Voice Into Chinese
2012-11-10 09:21:42

Rebecca Darrah for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Microsoft unveiled a new translation technology this week that converts spoken English into spoken Chinese nearly instantaneously. The system then pumps the translation through speakers in the user's own voice, preserving both the intonation and cadence. The technology is based on a new technique known as Deep Neural Networks (DNN), which uses human brain behavior to develop enhanced speech recognizers. This differs from...

2012-10-24 23:47:11

Help is on the way for people who suffer from vocal cord dysfunction. Researchers are developing methods that will contribute to manufacturing voice prostheses with improved affective features. For example, for little girls who have lost their voices, the improved artificial voice devices can produce age-appropriate voices, instead of the usual voice of an adult male. These advances in artificial voice production have been made possible by results achieved in a research project led by...

2012-09-29 23:04:01

NeoSpeech Text-to-Speech synthesis software can be applied to various English language educational markets around the world. Santa Clara, CA (PRWEB) September 28, 2012 NeoSpeech, a leader in text-to-speech (TTS) software and speech-enabled solutions, announced today that NeoSpeech Text-to-Speech English voices were tested and deemed “very helpful” by ESL (English as a Second Language) students in Kanto Gakuin and Tokyo Universities. During the 2012 LET (Language Learning...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.