synthetic speech

noun
computer-generated audio output that resembles human speech, produced by an electronic synthesizer operated by means of a keyboard.
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synthetic speech  
Speech that is produced by an electronic synthesizer activated by a keyboard. People who are incapable of speech can communicate by means of synthetic speech.
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Example sentences
The production of synthetic speech from a printed text involves a number of
  distinct steps.
Some are read by authors, volunteers, or use synthetic speech.
Materials are presented using digitized and synthetic speech.
These products literally read information aloud to a blind computer user via
  synthetic speech.
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