[AI] Audio news

l.subramani at gmail.com l.subramani at gmail.com
Sun Feb 17 23:21:35 EST 2008


The online edition of New Statesman magazine, UK, has this feature.
With each article, you will see an option "listen". If you click that
you will hear the machine generated audio text, which is not too
different from JAWS. The Economist has such a service.

Subramani

On 2/15/08, Dinesh Kaushal <dineshkaushal at hotmail.com> wrote:
>
> Many newspapers now feature audio versions of their stories available
> through their websites.  A commercial offering of these is at
> http://www.newsworthyaudio.com/
>
> or simply browse newspapers on line and look for the links to audio versions
> of their stories. If there is enough vision for students to read along, the
> values of this service include hearing English words pronounced properly
> while seeing it in print and a greater involvement in their community by
> seeing and hearing a local news story, complete with correct pronunciation
> of local place names and people.
>
> Another example is the Newspaper Voices project, which our organization
> founded with the Vancouver Sun in Canada. You can see pages on this at
> http://www.canada.com/vancouversun/voices/index.html
>
> I hope these are helpful.
>
> John Harris
> AudioVision
> 1-866-297-7623
> Member MPPIA
>
>
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