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Mark L Cecys: Utilization of multiple voice sources in a speech synthesizer. Apple Computer, Carr DeFilippo & Ferrell, December 30, 1997: US05704007 (45 worldwide citation)

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 i ...


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Mark L Cecys: Utilization of a recorded sound sample as a voice source in a speech synthesizer. Apple Computer, Carr & Ferrell, July 27, 1999: US05930755 (21 worldwide citation)

One or more prerecorded sounds are used as a voice source in a speech synthesizer to provide unique synthetic speech sounds. Recording one or more sound samples and then utilizing a speech synthesizer with the capability to select among and between the sound samples as the voice source to the speech ...