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This software was written for A.L.S. patients as well as victims of other neuromuscular diseases, as well as for the use of folks who may have had a tracheotomy. Also those who have severe laryngitis and are told to keep silent so their voice will heal are welcome to have this free. Everyone can have and use this software, provided that no commercial purpose is served and no money is charged to anyone for it's use. People who want to have fun making their computer say things are free to use it too. The only caution is that this software is not to be used for any professional activity or for any unlawful purpose. I will not be liable for misuse of this software. Legal action will be taken against those who violate these terms and the terms of the license agreement.
The software works by using text input and converting it to speech by translating the text into the the smallest part of speech called a phoneme. The phonemes are then put together and sent to your sound card as speech. There is very little lag time, so it is close to real time. Best of all it works and it's free. I checked out some of the retail products that can function like this and they do not seem to speak as clearly as you need them to be to allow average folks to hear it.
For more information, you can click on the links at the bottom of the first page to find the Agent Webring.
A.L.S. patients, as well as those who have lost the ability to speak for whatever reason will benefit from your support of this software. Your support can take several forms.
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