Text-to-speech

Google to Enable Text-to-Speech Feature for Emergency Calls on Pixel Devices

Google has today announced on its official blog that it will soon enable the automated text-to-speech feature for emergency calls made using the Phone app on its Pixel devices, essentially offering a one-tap system to relay location information to the emergency operator without speaking (via The Verge). The feature will allow users to simply tap on the...

Here’s How Siri’s Text-to-Speech Sounds in 32 Languages

After being in beta for several months, Apple released the final version of iOS 7.1 publicly yesterday. Vocab Ninja has posted 32 samples of how text-to-speech voices sound in iOS 7. The sample track is of Siri saying, “I am your father” in 32 different languages. The article includes the samples in standard and enhanced...