Google's Proposal For Street View In India Rejected By Government
30 March 2018, 12:22 | Myrtle Hill
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Should the court decision be allowed to stand in its present form, Oracle could initiate a series of lawsuits against several other tech firms that feature Java in their products; in fact, the company has already prevailed against SAP, an enterprise software giant that was found to be liable in the amount of $1.3 billion for its use of Java.
Well, the wait is over.
Google Maps has received an official update which now supports 39 new languages. Developers can also customize pitch, speaking rate, and volume gain. Google's text-to-speech powers the voices in service like Google Assistant, Search and Maps. WaveNet came out of a research paper published roughly a year and a half ago, Aharon told me.
During training, the network extracts the structure of the speech, including tones and what shape a realistic speech waveform should have.
In the year and a half since, the Google Speech team has been investing heavily and working closely with DeepMind to productize the WaveNet model. Google's Android is the most popular smartphone platform with uncountable number of smartphones. That's how it operates, and that's something Google services users agree to.
There's a free tier for companies using up to 4 million characters a month with the standard Cloud Text-to-Speech technology, after which there's a charge of $4 per million characters.
"It's the closest thing to human speech than we've seen before", he said.
"As the leading provider of collaboration solutions, Cisco has a long history of bringing the latest technology advances into the enterprise", said Tim Tuttle, CTO of Cognitive Collaboration at Cisco, in a prepared statement.
"Cloud Text-to-Speech correctly pronounces complex text such as names, dates, times and addresses for authentic sounding speech right out of the gate", he wrote.
If you chose to turn on the feature, then Facebook will also "continuously upload info your contacts like phone numbers and nicknames, and your call and text history".
While there are numerous applications of convincing TTS, Aharon highlighted a few examples - response systems for call centers, IoT devices that talk back and the conversion of text media to spoken audio. "Imagine it's replacing an IVR". Disabled folks and people with strollers will find this very useful.
Many users seem surprised that Facebook uploaded their contacts as well as call and text history from their phones.
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Syrian Army Makes Major Gains in Eastern Ghouta
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Rahul Gandhi promises single GST slab if voted to power
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