April 30, 2016
Make Your Robot Speak – Text to Speech – MikroElektronika Learn
Embedded hardware solution for speech synthesis that can be hosted on various MCUs.
Speech synthesis – production of the human voice from non human objects. It’s one of the more popular developments through computer history is the reproduction of the human sound. The basic idea starts in 18th century when Russian professor Christian Kratzenstein created an apparatus based on the human vocal tract to demonstrate the physiological differences involved in the production of five long vowel sounds.
Today speech synthesis found usage in some areas of the life. Public transport stations or airports for example uses this technology to generate speech for passengers. This technology also can be used by people that can not speak themselves with the most famous one being Stephen Hawking.