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VocaliD: Custom-Made Voices for People Unable to Speak

VocaliD: Custom-Made Voices for People Unable to Speak

Founder and president of VocaliD, a synthetic-voice startup with three full-time employees in Belmont, Mass.

Form and function
For people rendered unable to speak by cerebral palsy, stroke, or traumatic brain injury, VocaliD’s software creates custom speech patterns that sound like the original person’s voice.

Origin
Patel, a speech pathology and computer science professor at Northeastern, began developing her software after meeting a little girl and a grown man who spoke in the same flat, computer-assisted voice. Read More…

 

VocaliD: Custom-Made Voices for People Unable to Speak

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