DECtalk


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DECtalk

A voice synthesis system from Digital that accepted serial ASCII text and converted it into audible speech. It was used in Touch-tone telephone response systems as well as for voice-output for visually handicapped users.
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However, he says, DecTalk was controlling emotion in the 1980s, as was Loquendo after that.
OPTIONS: Transportation carrying case; accessible carrying case; AccessIT; PhoneIT; headmouse/headtracker; and DECtalk.
For example, the percentage of intelligibility for high-quality synthesizers, such as DECtalk (a high-quality form of synthetic speech manufactured by Digital Equipment Corporation) in a single-word intelligibility task ranged from 81.
Under the agreement Fonix will provide its Fonix DECtalk text-to-speech (TTS) for two new electronic dictionaries manufactured and sold by AOnePro.
Effects of on-line reading and simultaneous DECtalk aiding in helping below-average and poor readers comprehend and summarize text.
Fonix Corporation's (BULLETIN BOARD: FONX), DECtalk text-to-speech technology has been integrated into the latest type-to-talk product from ZYGO, a provider of augmentative communication systems to physically disabled people.
According to Kirk Feller, Fonix's vice president and general manager for consumer applications, the company's recent purchase of DECtalk TTS technology from Force computers signals a strategic move into the assistive technology market.
Participants were assigned randomly in equal numbers to one of three speech modes: Natural Speech, Digital Equipment's DECtalk TTS synthesizer, or Sound Blaster's Monologue for Windows TTS synthesizer.
The Cadillac of these has to be the DecTalk system, which comes as a box (the "Express") or as an interface card.
The teacher can program DECtalk to read aloud passages or individual words, to sound out syllables, or to give feedback on a student's spelling.
DECtalk Software for OSF/1 & NT DECvoice for OpenVMS