Apparently so! “10:27 AM The screen seems more responsive… text to speech built in. Any document on the device can be read aloud. That is kind of awesome.” My Speech Brother Eric B. wants you to check out this Live Feed from Amazon’s Kindle 2 Press Conference, courtesy of Engaget.
Yesterday, my Speech Brother Eric B. was lamenting an upcoming visit to The Dentist. For those of you who don’t know Eric B., he loves sweets almost as much as he loves the sweet technology that is Speech. And–due to his sweet tooth–dental visits are often nightmarish torture sessions full of weeping and muted cursing. […]
Speech Heads, it certainly has been a big year for Nexidia, and the year is but a slim five weeks old. They’ve been announcing partnerships with Microsoft and MSNBC and just patting themselves on the back silly, punch drunk and swooning with their outrageous fortune. I’m sure if you were to take a little trip […]
OK Speech-Heads: Here’s The Speech News: With SpeechTEK 2009 fast approaching, my Speech Brother Eric B. and I decided that it’s time to realize one of our Ultimate Speech Goals: The launch of SpeechCouture. That’s right: the first ever Speech Technology Clothing Line. Eric B. and I figure SpeechCouture will be perfect for SpeechTEK. This […]
Special Supplement 1A: Can You Feel Me Now? I found an interesting historical tidbit on the wires, I thought I’d share. I found a photograph from the archives of the National Photo Company Collection, now under the auspices of the Library of Congress, that was featured on the wonderful Shorpy photo blog. The 1925 Gault […]
Speech Heads, I know we don’t usually blog here on Fridays, but I just caught wind of a text-to-speech flash greeting card generator even weirder than that vaguely horrifying thing that Nuance put together for Christmas: The CareerBuilder Anonymous Tip Builder The builder is Careerbuilder.com’s of a sick joke. It allows users the ability to […]
Hey Speech-Heads, You may remember the News Feature we ran online in Speech Technology about the Moshi IVR Alarm Clock. Well, the Moshi IVR Alarm Clock is still making Speech Waves. The Wonder Foundation–founded by Stevie Wonder–and the Sendero Group this month awarded Moshi with the Vision Free Award at the Consumer Electronics Show. The […]