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synthetic speech

computer-generated audio output that resembles human speech, produced by an electronic synthesizer operated by means of a keyboard. Unabridged
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Examples from the web for synthetic speech
  • 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.
  • Materials are presented using both digitized and synthetic speech.
  • Works on a personal computer in conjunction with a scanner and synthetic speech to convert the printed word into speech.
  • The third format is audio, using either synthetic speech of digital files or the human voice.
synthetic speech in Science
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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