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audio response[′ȯd·ē·ō ri′späns]
A form of computer output in which prerecorded spoken syllables, words, or messages are selected and put together by a computer as the appropriate verbal response to a keyboarded inquiry on a time-shared on-line information system.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
voice responseThe generation of voice output by computer. It provides prerecorded information either with or without selection by the caller. The voice is typically segments of digitized human voice that are strung together to make sentences, but it could be synthesized voice. As the technology matures, totally synthetic voices are sounding much more natural. Interactive voice response (IVR) allows interactive manipulation of a database. See IVR.
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