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Student's smart glove converts sign language into text and speech

A student's invention could make communication for the impaired easier to manage.

By October 1, 2015


Report: Apple will bring text-to-speech conversion to Notes

According to Patently Apple, the tech giant has filed for a European patent for a system that can translate text into multiple languages and then convert it to speech.

By September 12, 2013


Convert text to speech with a Chrome extension

Today we show off a great Chrome extension that converts text into speech so you don't have to read!

April 12, 2013


Now we're talking: Amazon buys text-to-speech provider Ivona

The Internet retailer uses Ivona's technology for text-to-speech, voice guide, and explore-by-touch features on the Kindle Fire tablets.

By January 24, 2013


Mini iPhone app update adds text-to-speech capability

The latest update reads Facebook and Twitter updates out to the driver while on the go.

By September 23, 2011


Waze navigation app updated with text-to-speech, commuting widget

Waze community GPS navigation gets a version 2.4 update that adds new features for U.S. and Canadian Android and iPhone users.

By July 26, 2011


iPhone text-to-speech, speech-to-text patents filed

Patently Apple digs up a patent filing that shows Apple has a solution to answering an iPhone in a crowded bar or in a meeting or movie theater.

By May 13, 2011


Please Explain: Text-to-speech

Text-to-speech is touted on virtually all new portable GPS devices nowadays, but what does it do? CNET Australia explains.

By August 3, 2009


Ex-default for Kindle 2 text-to-speech: Legal?

Company backs down from its original plan to let its new Kindle 2 e-book reader read aloud from any document on the device. Its former plan was ill-considered and arguably illegal.

By March 2, 2009


Amazon retreats on Kindle's text-to-speech issue

Retailer denies the feature violates any copyright but says publishers will decide whether to enable text-to-speech function for their books.

By February 27, 2009