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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contains a voice synthesizer module that will take written phrases in the form of code and produce a phonetic voice reading on the satellite's downlink frequencies.
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.
Staff are simultaneously informed of events and alarms through the handheld radios and by a computer display and voice synthesizer.
He studied the products of various vendors and wrote a proposal for a particular voice synthesizer.
Over the years he has lost the use of his arms, legs and voice and has used an electronic voice synthesizer to communicate since 1985.
Time America's advanced IVR system features include text-to-speech capability, which uses a voice synthesizer that recognizes typed text and converts it to speech, providing total customization of voice prompts.
You could implant it in speech regions, and when the subject forms words, it could operate a voice synthesizer.