voice synthesizer

voice synthesizer

[′vȯis ‚sin·thə‚sīz·ər]
(electronics)
A synthesizer that simulates speech in any language by assembling a language's elements or phonemes under digital control, each with the correct inflection, duration, pause, and other speech characteristics.
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This results eventually in his use of a computer and a voice synthesizer to communicate.
Limix srl developed talking hands as two gloves with sensors able to detect hands movements, Translate signs in sentences, And play back them through an artificial voice synthesizer.
Hatsune Miku is one of the most prominent names in otaku culture-a virtual idol born from the Vocaloid voice synthesizer program that has enjoyed worldwide fame through various user-created songs, comics, concerts and most prominently SEGA's Project Diva rhythm game series.
While results are preliminary, Edward Chang, a neurosurgeon at the University of California, San Francisco, says he is working toward building a wireless brain-machine interface that could translate brain signals directly into audible speech using a voice synthesizer.
The final chapter consists of a short overview of two software programs, the Madde voice synthesizer and VoceVista, which are useful in the study of acoustics.
Using a companion DVD in which Lawrence University vocal undergraduate students demonstrate vocal acoustic phenomena such as vowel turning, stepwise ascent and descent, different forms of repeated notes, and more, Professor Bozeman completes demonstration of current vocal acoustics applied theory, also incorporating user-friendly instructional technology including the Madde Voice synthesizer and the Voce Vista for spectography assistance.
He has used a voice synthesizer to communicate since he lost the power of speech in 1985, due to a tracheotomy after suffering a bout of pneumonia.
The operator also wears a headset that allows him to make sounds through a voice synthesizer.
I'm telling you this guy has either had his crown jewels removed or he was talking through a voice synthesizer.
Speaking through a voice synthesizer on his wheelchair-mounted computer John said: "I've been typing for four years with my nose and it really hurts my neck.
For some years, Hawking has been almost entirely paralyzed, and he communicates through an electronic voice synthesizer activated by his fingers.
Hearing the value corresponding to a selected coin or group of coins by means of a voice synthesizer.