In the news: How Siri found its voice
The Verge has a fascinating story about how speech is more than the sum of the actual letter sounds. Emotion, inflection, what sounds come before letters—it all adds up. Verge Video visited Nuance Communications for a behind-the-scenes look at what it takes to develop a computer voice that sounds natural. Take a short 10 minute break and check it out:If you’ve ever wondered where Siri’s voice came from, this article is for you (or, if you’re a total linguistics geek).
About Missy KellorMissy works on the Corporate Communications team and reports stories to TDS employees and customers. This is right up her alley because she’s an extrovert and also a big fan of research (really, she’ll look up just about anything that strikes her interest). Missy is a native of Madison, Wis. with an undergraduate in Anthropology and a master’s degree in Life Sciences Journalism from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Her interest in the Internet as a mass media shaped her work towards a PhD in Journalism and Mass Communications. She’s also worked as an editorial assistant, copywriter, and production artist. In her off hours, Missy is a crafter, Pinterest addict, reader, wife, and mom of two kids. You can find Missy on G+ and on Twitter.
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