Posted On: Sep 1, 2021
Amazon Polly, a service that turns text into speech, extends its offering to the AWS Africa (Cape Town) Region. Today, we are excited to announce the general availability of Ayanda, Polly’s first South African English Neural Text-to-Speech (NTTS) voice, as well as full support for the entire portfolio of Amazon Polly's Neural and Standard voices in the AWS Africa (Cape Town) Region. With this launch, the service now supports 31 languages including 7 different varieties of English. Neural TTS voices are available in 12 AWS Regions.