What is text to speech (TTS) and speech to text (STT)
Text to speech, abbreviated as TTS, is a form of speech synthesis that converts text into spoken voice output. Text to speech systems were first developed to aid the visually impaired by offering a computer-generated spoken voice that would "read" text to the user.
Speech synthesis is the artificial production of human speech. A computer system used for this purpose is called a speech computer or speech synthesizer, and can be implemented in software or hardware products. A text-to-speech (TTS) system converts normal language text into speech; other systems render symbolic linguistic representations like phonetic transcriptions into speech.
Speech to text - Speech recognition (SR) is the inter-disciplinary sub-field of computational linguistics that develops methodologies and technologies that enables the recognition and translation of spoken language into text by computers. It is also known as "automatic speech recognition" (ASR), "computer speech recognition", or just "speech to text" (STT). It incorporates knowledge and research in the linguistics, computer science, and electrical engineering fields.
Speech-to-text software is a type of software that effectively takes audio content and transcribes it into written words in a word processor or other display destination. This type of speech recognition software is extremely valuable to anyone who needs to generate a lot of written content without a lot of manual typing. It is also useful for people with disabilities that make it difficult for them to use a keyboard.
Speech-to-text software may also be known as voice recognition software.
Learn text to speech and speech to text recognition in Java
This course is for You - even if you are newbie, or enthusiastic programmer/developer who is interested in text to speech and speech to text recognition, you can benefit from this course. If you already know Java, and want to look deeper in Java in many directions, and if you also want to get knowledge about Java programming in field of text to speech and speech to text recognition, this course can help you and inform you about many things in that field, guiding you through four projects, step by step, with clear examples and writing code from scratch to the end. Java follows technology world in many directions, and TTS and STT is just one of them. In this course you will be able to find all in one place in this field which is used so much today.
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Contents and Overview
3 hours of Java programming with clear examples, explanations and solutions, including these topics:
- Text to speech with FreeTTS
- Java TTS with Google Translate service
- Programming sound player
- Sphinx voice recognition (STT)