You may have read our previous post about Amazon’s Kindle 2–which features TTS, and lots of it: Any document on the Kindle 2 can be read to users via the device’s TSS. And, as convenient as that may be, the Authors Guild is saying that Kindle 2’s TTS violates copyright law. According to Paul Aiken, […]
The world of Creepy Talking Robots just got whole lot creepier thanks to Japan’s Little Island. The company—which recently released this Creepy Talking Wedding Robot—took a giant step forward in bringing about The Rise of the Machines: The availability of the Look Alike Doll. What is the Look Alike Doll? Well, Speech-Heads, the Look Alike […]
Valentine’s Day is upon us with its candies, and flowers, and intimate apparels. Weathermen are forecasting increased chances of P.D.A. and traffic experts expect mad rushes of men careening at high and dangerous speeds in a wanton drive towards their florists, desperate for tacky bouquets of one dozen roses. Ah yes. A dozen roses: simple, […]
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 […]