Although context facilitated the perception of synthetically produced sentences, listeners required less time to comprehend identical sentences presented in natural speech than in synthetic speech.
Nevertheless, several studies have indicated that synthetic speech suffers more degradation in the presence of background noise than does natural speech (see, for example, Fucci et al.
Nuance is the leader in natural speech
interface software that makes access to information, transactions, and services over the telephone convenient and secure.
Liaison allows callers to reach an individual or access information simply by using natural speech
The Company is a leader in developing realistic speech recognition applications that listen, understand and respond to the user, eliminating the need for touch-tone menus and allowing the world to access information using natural speech
Examples Include: -Yellow Pages -Weather -Sports -Search -Stock Quotes -Movies -- Calendar: Add an appointment to your calendar on the fly with natural speech
commands; -- No Voice Training: Ready to use out-of-the-box.
Specifically, these capabilities enable mobile operators and wireline service providers to quickly build and deploy innovative services that combine the power of rich multimedia, web services and natural speech
technology to enhance user experience, increase average revenue per user (ARPU), generate new revenue streams and reduce customer churn.
The most prestigious international telecommunications carriers such as Vodafone Portugal can use ScanSoft's sophisticated, natural speech
solutions to stand out among peers and with customers through exceptional service, while responding to ever-increasing cost pressures.
In hundreds of calls, participants were asked to compare the naturalness and comprehensibility of natural speech
output to that of synthetically generated output.
The collaboration takes advantage of ICSI s history of excellence in speech processing research and Microsoft s wealth of data, technology, and experience in deploying natural speech
interfaces in its services and applications.
Speech synthesis converts the written text into natural speech
using the language, the voice and the audio output format which best meets your need.
April 23 /PRNewswire/ -- ShoutOUT, Promptu Systems Corporation's free speech recognition app that lets users compose text messages in natural speech
instead of typing, is available for the Motorola Droid(TM) in the Android Market.