Text to Speech

 

Introduction

Text-to-Speech (TTS) Engine converts text into audio data. It accomplishes this by dividing the inputted text into sentences, words, and phonemes. It then converts the divided segments into speech signals and synthesizes those signals into audio data.

 

Process of TTS Engine

Process of TTS Engine

 

TTS Engine by ThinQ.AI supports the following features:

Feature Description
Comprehensive analysis Analyzes text inputted by the user, examining pronunciation, syllables, phrases, context, parts of speech, etc.
Advanced speech synthesis Learns and restores audio signals based on artificial neural network technology, and generates voice data using Vocoder.
Speech synthesis is performed using long short-term memory (LSTM) and recurrent neural network (RNN) architecture.
Fast response time Generates audio data as soon as the user inputs text.
Human-like speech Employs natural, human-like speech using the latest deep learning technology.
Multi-language support Supports Korean and English languages.
Voice selection Allows the selection of voice gender according to user preferences.
Speech speed control Offers five-speed levels to deliver speech output.
Pitch tuning Customizes voice pitch according to user preferences.
Volume control Offers ten levels of volume control.
Sound effect Adds sound effects such as robotization and echo to voices according to preferences.

 

Engine Structure

All functions of TTS Engine are run on a server. TTS Engine receives text and JSON data as input, and generates audio data output.

 

Architecture of NLP Engine

 

Examples of Use

TTS Engine can be used in a variety of situations that require voice-based services. TTS Engine can also be used to assist the visually impaired, narrate audiobooks, or elevate the functions of any application that plays voice audio.

 

  • Voice functionality for personal devices

TTS Engine can be used for a service that reads mobile texts to drivers.

Q Voice reads a text for a driver

  • Voice functionality for home appliances

Refrigerators equipped with TTS Engine can read cooking recipes aloud.

Refrigerator to read cooking recipes

  • Navigation voice service​

TTS Engine can enable a car navigation service to read directions to a destination entered into the system.

Navigation to read the destination and direction to the driver