Ryan LibstorffJune 1st, 2012
Text-to-Speech (TTS) or speech synthesizers

What is it?
The artificial production of human speach.

What is it used for?
It’s used for people who can’t speak, they press symbols on the keyboard and it says it out loud.

Which type of impairment?
language and Communication Impairments.

Cost? Website to purchase?
Just about any smartphone has an app that you can get Text-to-Speech. http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/speak-it!-text-to-speech/id308629295?mt=8
this app is called Speak it, it only cost $1.99 on the apple marketplace.

Individual product- why do you think it’s the best?
I think that they all get the job done so there is no point in buying a Stephen hawking caliber speech synthesizers.

pictures of examples
stephen hawking.jpgspeach synthesizer.jpg
Rob Bodman. Why Steven Hawking is Cool. 2012. Photograph. NeuroLogica Blog

Jeff Garrison. The Old Yellow Computer. 2010. Photograph. Re used radio