or text to speech

[ tekst-tuh-speech ]

nounDigital Technology.
  1. a computerized, algorithmic process that converts digital text to audio output resembling human speech, such as the audio generated by screen readers (often used attributively): Readers with dyslexia sometimes read in tandem with text-to-speech for improved comprehension.The updated text-to-speech software allows users to choose among four different voices and vary the speed of the synthetic speech.Abbreviation: TTS

Origin of text-to-speech

First recorded in 1960–65

Words Nearby text-to-speech

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