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Old 12-15-2011, 11:35 AM   #16
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Hi, how's the progress so far? i'd buy and try this feature for sure!
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Old 12-15-2011, 03:19 PM   #17
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I'm wondering if Amazon plans to add more TTS voices when KT is 'internationalized' with localized UI and dictionaries (assuming they plan to do this). That should cover Fr/Ge/Sp/It/Pt at least, and might account for the presence of the TTS folders in the user-writeable partition.
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Old 12-15-2011, 04:19 PM   #18
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While you are experimenting with TTS, have you come across any TTS control features? What I've been asking Amazon is to give more than on-off switch for TTS, such as don't read this portion of text (to ignore some text that interrupts the flow), pauses (of different lengths), etc. Am I the only one who thinks this is useful and not that hard to implement?

Totsem, I second your request too. In addition, I would add control tags: read this portion in English, that one in French, etc. This way, we can have dictionaries with voice, or bilingual texts.

But above all, I want Amazon not to remove whatever functionality they have from new Kindles (e.g., TTS, dictionary/index support from Kindle Fire).

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Old 03-30-2014, 03:00 PM   #19
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Apparently Nuance "made" a new german voice called "Anna".
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In my ears it sounds way better than "Steffi". Is there a way to geth this voice on my kindle touch?
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