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...

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 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...

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

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 C: Synthesis by rule of segments and sentence prosody Rules to control a low-dimensionality...

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

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 B: Segmental synthesis by rule 15. Creation of a sentence from rules in the head of Pierre Delattre,...