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Utilization of one or more voice sources in a speech synthesizer to provide improved synthetic speech. Having a speech synthesizer with the capability to select among and between a multiplicity of voice sources provides a higher quality and greater variety of possible synthetic speech sounds. This is particularly true when the multiplicity of voice sources are predetermined to have particular speech qualities and spectral content such as may be desired to convey emotional vocal content in synthetic speech.

Title
Utilization of multiple voice sources in a speech synthesizer
Application Number
212488
Publication Number
5704007
Application Date
October 4, 1996
Publication Date
December 30, 1997
Inventor
Mark L Cecys
San Jose
CA, US
Agent
Carr DeFilippo & Ferrell
Assignee
Apple Computer
CA, US
IPC
G10L 9/00
G10L 5/02
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