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Matthew Rogers, Kim Silverman, Devang Naik, Kevin Lenzo, Benjamin Rottler: Systems and methods for text to speech synthesis. Apple, Morgan Lewis & Bockius, January 8, 2013: US08352272 (63 worldwide citation)

Algorithms for synthesizing speech used to identify media assets are provided. Speech may be selectively synthesized form text strings associated with media assets. A text string may be normalized and its native language determined for obtaining a target phoneme for providing human-sounding speech i ...


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Andy Aaron, Raimo Bakis, Ellen M Eide, Wael M Hamza: Systems and methods for text-to-speech synthesis using spoken example. International Business Machines Corporation, F Chau & Associates, March 31, 2005: US20050071163-A1

Systems and methods for speech synthesis and, in particular, text-to-speech systems and methods for converting a text input to a synthetic waveform by processing prosodic and phonetic content of a spoken example of the text input to accurately mimic the input speech style and pronunciation. Systems ...


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Matthew Rogers, Kim Silverman, DeVang Naik, Kevin Lenzo, Benjamin Rottler: Systems and methods for text to speech synthesis. Apple, Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel, April 1, 2010: US20100082346-A1

Algorithms for synthesizing speech used to identify media assets are provided. Speech may be selectively synthesized form text strings associated with media assets. A text string may be normalized and its native language determined for obtaining a target phoneme for providing human-sounding speech i ...