Amazon is using "neural text-to-speech" (NTTS) tech to develop new speaking styles for Alexa, will launch a newscaster style to read articles in a few weeks (James Vincent/The Verge)

James Vincent / The Verge:
Amazon is using “neural text-to-speech” (NTTS) tech to develop new speaking styles for Alexa, will launch a newscaster style to read articles in a few weeks  —  Amazon is using AI to develop new speaking styles for Alexa, including a newscaster voice for reading articles



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