UK company Therapy Box has just launched a new application to replace standard text-to-speech devices with a speech generator based on the user’s own voice. The Predictable 4 App is a text-based Augmentative and Alternative Communication application specifically designed for people with speech impairments resulting from ALS, stroke or other causes. The app now incorporates a program called ModelTalker, which enables users to create a personalized synthetic voice based on their own voice to use in text-based communication. This is an exciting new development for patients who have until now relied on generic voices available in speech generating devices.
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