Progress to a VOCA with Prosodic Synthesised Speech
Providing people, who cannot or almost not articulate themselves vocally, with a Voice Output Communication Aid (VOCA) with prosodic features would allow them to express their daily needs and intentions emotionally. We outline first steps towards such a prosodic VOCA, the EmotionTalker.
KeywordsAAC Synthetic speech Prosody Emotion
We would like to thank Franziska Kerstiens for her help with the preparation and the conduction of the studies. The work presented here is partially supported by PROMI - Promotion inklusive and the employment centre.
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