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Category: Amazon Polly

Building a Reliable Text-to-Speech Service with Amazon Polly

Listen to this post Voiced by Amazon Polly This is a guest post by Yiannis Philipopoulos, a Software Developer at Bandwidth. In Yiannis’ words: “Bandwidth’s solutions are shaping the future of how we connect with voice and messaging for mobile apps and large-scale, enterprise-level solutions. At the core of Bandwidth’s business-grade Communications Platform as a […]

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Using Amazon Polly to Deliver Health Care for People with Long-Term Conditions

This is a guest post by Michael Wray, senior software architect at Inhealthcare. Founded in 2012, Inhealthcare has created a digital infrastructure which supports remote home monitoring for the entire UK population. Listen to this post Voiced by Amazon Polly   With an aging population that continues to grow, healthcare is being changed forever. Are […]

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Personalizing Videos: BeeLiked uses Amazon Polly to Launch the #DanBrownOrigin campaign, the World’s First Virtual Book Signing

Listen to this post Voiced by Amazon Polly Just as Dan Brown has captivated millions of readers through countless plot twists and turns, the launch of his new novel, Origin, will lead you along an inspired journey that guarantees to speak to you and draw you in. Literally. The 2003 best-selling author of The Da […]

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Powering Language Learning on Duolingo with Amazon Polly

Listen to this post Voiced by Amazon Polly This is a guest post by André Kenji Horie, a software engineer on Duolingo’s Learning Team. In their own words, “Duolingo is the most popular language-learning platform and the most downloaded education app in the world, with more than 170 million users.” When teaching a foreign language, […]

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Create Audiobooks with Amazon Polly and AWS Batch

Amazon Polly, one of AWS’s first AI services, turns text into lifelike speech. By enabling applications to speak, Amazon Polly makes it possible to develop new types of speech-enabled products. For example, many AWS customers have large documents, such as books or reports, that they’d like to convert to speech so they can listen to […]

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Changing Lives with AI: Pollexy (“Polly” + “Lex”), A Special Needs Verbal Assistant

Listen to this post Voiced by Amazon Polly With the emergence of devices like the Amazon Echo and AWS services like Amazon Polly and Amazon Lex, it’s easier to develop integrated voice solutions that can simplify life and make it more enjoyable. In some cases, the resulting innovations can lead to life-changing experiences because the […]

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Build Your Own Text-to-Speech Applications with Amazon Polly

In general, speech synthesis isn’t easy.  You can’t just assume that when an application reads each letter of a sentence the output will make sense. A few common challenges for text-to-speech applications include: Words that are written the same way, but that are pronounced differently: I live in Las Vegas. vs. This presentation broadcasts live […]

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AI Tech Talk: How to Get the Most Out of Amazon Polly, a Text-to-Speech Service

Although there are many ways to optimize the speech generated by Amazon Polly‘s text-to-speech voices, new customers may find it challenging to quickly learn how to apply the most effective enhancements in each situation. The objective of this webinar is to educate customers about all of the ways in which they can modify the speech […]

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