Posted On: Nov 9, 2022

Amazon Polly is a service that turns text into lifelike speech, allowing you to create applications that talk, and build entirely new categories of speech-enabled products. Starting today, you can now use Amazon Polly inside an Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC), instead of connecting over the internet, which allows you to have better control over your network environment.

Starting from today, Amazon Polly customers can use AWS PrivateLink to access privately the Polly APIs from your virtual private cloud. This is available in all AWS Regions where Amazon Polly is supported. AWS PrivateLink provides private connectivity between VPCs, AWS services, and your networks. You can now manage your AWS resources in your VPC using AWS PrivateLink and meet your organization’s security and compliance requirements. To use AWS PrivateLink, create an interface VPC endpoint for Amazon Polly in your VPC using the Amazon VPC console, SDK, or CLI. You can also access the VPC endpoint from on-premises environments or from other VPCs using AWS VPN, AWS Direct Connect, or VPC Peering. From today going forward you no longer need to use an internet gateway, Network Address Translation (NAT) devices, or firewall proxies to connect to Amazon Polly.

For more details, please read the Amazon Polly documentation. To get started, visit the AWS Console and review our full list of Amazon Polly text-to-speech voices.