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Back to basics – What is a text to speech technology?

Text-to-Speech technologies are methods of converting written text into spoken words. TTS systems use a combination of natural language processing, speech synthesis, and voice modeling to generate spoken speech from written text.   There are several popular platforms for text-to-speech, including: Google Text-to-Speech: a free service available on Android devices. Amazon Polly: a service offered… Continue reading Back to basics – What is a text to speech technology?

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Back to basics – What is Natural Language Processing ?

Back to basics – What is Natural Language Processing (NLP)? NLP is a subfield of artificial intelligence that deals with the interaction between computers and human languages. NLP techniques are used to analyze and understand human language, and can be used for a wide range of tasks such as: Text classification: Automatic categorization of text… Continue reading Back to basics – What is Natural Language Processing ?

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Back to basics – What are language technologies?

Language technologies are a set of computer-based tools and techniques that are used to process, understand, and generate human language. Some examples of language technologies include: 1. Natural Language Processing (NLP) This is a subfield of artificial intelligence that deals with the interaction between computers and human languages. NLP techniques are used to analyze and… Continue reading Back to basics – What are language technologies?

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Grammarly, check your spell

Grammarly is a writing and editing tool that helps users improve their grammar, spelling, and writing style. It is designed to catch mistakes and provide suggestions for improvement, making it easier for users to produce high-quality written work. To use Grammarly, you can either install the Grammarly browser extension, which will check your writing in… Continue reading Grammarly, check your spell

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ELAN vs Google Machine translation test

A chef cooked the two machine translated japanese recipes and served the different dishes to passersby. Enjoy the video!

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3 reasons to try machine translation

To facilitate communication with people who speak a different language. Machine translation can help facilitate communication between people who speak different languages by providing a quick and easy way to translate text or speech from one language to another. To improve efficiency. In certain situations, machine translation can help improve efficiency by allowing people to… Continue reading 3 reasons to try machine translation

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A wearable Text-Reading Device

Finger Reader is a wearable technology device that is designed to help people with visual impairments read printed text. It is a small, portable device that fits over the fingertip and is worn like a ring. The Finger Reader uses a camera and advanced text recognition technology to scan text and read it aloud to… Continue reading A wearable Text-Reading Device

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Translingo Voice

Translingo Voice is a universal translator app that is designed to translate text or speech from one language to another in real-time. It is available for iOS and Android devices. Some of the features that Translingo Voice offers include: Real-time translation: Translingo Voice is designed to translate text or speech in real-time, as it is… Continue reading Translingo Voice

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Whispersync for Voice

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=07rL8Bze-PY Whispersync for Voice is a feature offered by Amazon that allows users to switch between reading a book and listening to an audiobook version without losing their place. The feature works by synchronizing the user's place in the book between the Kindle e-reader and the Audible audiobook app. This allows users to switch between… Continue reading Whispersync for Voice

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iTranslate Voice!

iTranslate Voice is a mobile app developed by iTranslate that allows users to translate spoken language in real-time. The app uses voice recognition technology to translate spoken words and phrases into a different language, which can be spoken out loud by the app or displayed as written text. iTranslate Voice is available for iOS and… Continue reading iTranslate Voice!