News tagged with vocalization

Full ban on driver calls could be tough to enforce

(AP) -- A driver in the next lane is moving his lips. Is he on a hands-free cell phone or just talking to himself? If lawmakers follow the advice of a federal board, police officers will have to start figuring that out.

dateDec 15, 2011 in Other
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Koalas' bellows boast about size

Koalas have a well-earned reputation for being dopey. Sleeping 19 hours out of every 24, and feeding for 3 of the remaining 5 hours, there doesn't seem to be much time for anything else in their lethargic lifestyle: that ...

dateSep 29, 2011 in Plants & Animals
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The moaning mouth bot learns to sing (w/ video)

(PhysOrg.com) -- Some of you may recall the moaning mouth bot. This bot, which is basically a disembodied mouth that first came to the public attention for making a series of moaning noises that were truly worthy of a zombie ...

dateJul 13, 2011 in Robotics weblog
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Computers sing to a better tune

Would you dance to a synthetic song? A new approach to making computer-generated vocals more "human" is reported this month in the International Journal of Knowledge Engineering and Soft Data Paradigms.

dateMay 06, 2011 in Computer Sciences
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