Multimedia Demo – Valerie Hazan

Speech communication across the lifespan Aim of this multimedia demo The aim of this multimedia demo is to illustrate the changes in voice fundamental frequency (also called ‘voice pitch’) that occur as a function of age and talker sex. The recordings are taken from...

Dennis Klatt’s History of Speech Synthesis

Audio clips of synthetic speech illustrating the history of the art and technology of synthetically produced human speech. The audio clips below are taken from Dennis Klatt’s (1987), “Review of text-to-speech conversion for English” J. Acous. Soc....

Klatt’s `History of speech synthesis’ Archive of audio clips.

Sound files and descriptions from Dennis H. Klatt (1987), “Review of text-to-speech conversion for English” J. Acous. Soc. Amer. 82, 737-793   Part D: Fully automatic text-to-speech conversion 24. The first full text-to-speech system, done in Japan by...

Klatt’s `History of speech synthesis’ Archive Part A.

Sound files and descriptions from Dennis H. Klatt (1987), “Review of text-to-speech conversion for English” J. Acous. Soc. Amer. 82, 737-793   Part A: Development of speech synthesizers Part A: Development of speech synthesizers 1. The VODER of Homer...