Google offers update on its human-like text-to-speech system

Google has offered interested tech enthusiasts an update on its Tacotron text-to-speech system via blog post this week. In the post, the team describes how the system works and offers some audio samples, which Ruoming Pang and Jonathan Shen, authors of the post, claim were comparable to professional recordings as judged by a group of human listeners. The authors have also written a paper with the rest of their Google teammates describing their efforts, and have posted it to the arXiv preprint server.

Google offers update on its human-like text-to-speech system

Google has offered interested tech enthusiasts an update on its Tacotron text-to-speech system via blog post this week. In the post, the team describes how the system works and offers some audio ...

Fri 29 Dec 17 from TechXplore

Google claims its machine can now 'speak like a human'

The tool, called Tacotron 2, was trained on examples of human dialogue and text transcripts to generate more realistic speech. It was rated comparable to professional recordings.

Thu 28 Dec 17 from Daily Mail

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