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CereProc Text-to-Speech

First and foremost, from the bottom of my heart, thank you for this extension! My question pertains to CereProc Text-to-Speech (https://www.cereproc.com/). I was just curious if Read Aloud would ever consider including their voices? Ivona (now Amazon Polly) and CereProc are, in my opinion, the most realistic sounding. CereProc was hired to recreate an authentic President John F. Kennedy voice based on previous speeches that he had given so that he could finally deliver the speech he was meant to deliver in Dallas 55 years ago, had he not been assassinated. Here is a link to the full recording: https://www.cereproc.com/en/testpage. Personally, I have noticed that their voices are characterful, engaging, and emotional but don't take my word for it. Simply listen to some samples here: https://www.cereproc.com/en/products/voices.
They even have some celebrity voices!

I am obviously passionate about the quality of their voices because I have been experimenting with text-to-speech since the late 90's and I love how far the technology has come in the past 2 decades. Read Aloud has increased my reading comprehension and truly improved my study habits. I know the voices I mentioned will make the extension even better so I just want to bring it to your attention, that's all. Honestly, I use the extension everyday so I'm just making a friendly suggestion so that it can remain the best of the best. It's improving the quality of life for my wife, twins and I, so thank you immensely. Please keep up the great work. You really are making a difference and I want you to know it! :)

Tito , 04.11.2019, 18:47
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ken107, 04.11.2019
Thank you for the wonderful feedback! I'm glad it's been so useful for you.

Let me have a look at CereProc see if we can do something with it. I created a ticket to track it: https://github.com/ken107/read-aloud/issues/120
Idea status: under consideration


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