Those of you who really want Alexa to have different voices will be happy with this latest development. So, for example, they can give a different voice to each character in an adventure story or in a game skill.
Amazon Polly is a text-to-speech service that uses advanced deep learning technologies to synthesize speech that sounds like a natural human voice, according to the post. With voice becoming a more popular input, businesses can use Polly to differentiate their offerings on Alexa.
It was already possible to add additional voices to Alexa through MP3 recordings, but this solution is definitely more seamless for developers. This new capability can help you enrich your skill's experience, making it more engaging for customers. "It's as easy as that". You can cache and replay Amazon Polly's speech output to prompt callers through interactive voice response (IVR) systems, such as Amazon Connect.
The bank has introduced three Alexa skills that enable customers to use voice commands to access information such as trading insights or ideas and content from the bank.
Amazon announced a developer preview for adding eight Amazon Polly voices to Alexa skills. Chiefly, it's the text-to-speech service which helps create the scripts for Alexa skills.
Polly's voices are far from flawless, of course, but as they see more use, that could change.
An armed former student was shot at Dixon High School on Wednesday after exchanging gunfire with an officer, city officials said. Lockdown has been lifted at the other schools in the city about 80 miles (130 kilometers) west of Chicago.
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One of Atilla's lawyers, Victor Rocco, called the 32-month sentence "fair", but said the banker would appeal his conviction. The time he spent behind bars will be deducted from the total sentence, meaning he will be free after 18 months.
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Australian news website news.com.au reports that more than one reporter, attending an unrelated news conference, were hurt. The bombing followed separate attacks on three churches, also carried out by one family, in the same city.
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The Islamic holy month of Ramadan or Ramzan will begin on Thursday in India after the moon was sighted in New Delhi and Lucknow. The main objective of keeping fast is to get closer to the Almighty Allah.
Well, the answer is very simple: an audio track was posted to a blogger's Instagram story with a voice repeating a single word. Additionally, older adults tend to start losing their higher frequency hearing, which explains why some kids heard Yanny .
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Smith shoved Al Horford in the fourth quarter of the Boston Celtics' Game 2 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers . Smith received a "flagrant foul - type 1" for his boneheaded foul on Horford with 3:49 on the clock.
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European Union leaders agreed to work with Iran to try to salvage the deal, but no immediate decisions were made. His decision have left the future of the internationally signed Nuclear Deal with Iran in question.
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Richardson ISD says Sidney Bouvier Gilstrap-Portley attended one day of classes at Richardson High School last fall. Gilstrap-Portley may have scammed his way in with just immunization and physical records, a district rep says.
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