Saruta Charunmethee
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January 11, 2024

POV: AI Text-to-speech is your life-saver

Never underestimate the power of text-to-speech technology as it could take your multitasking to the next level.

They say a fast reader or texter gets work done faster, but I disagree.

I am a big podcast listener, and guess what, I finished a book while I was cleaning my room and completing my 8-step skincare routine last night. (I’m kidding. It was just probably five to six steps in total.)

Thanks to AI text-to-speech, it allows me to have my eyes and hands free while doing major daily tasks, resulting in higher efficiency and convenience, with a sense of virtual companionship to keep me company.

As I mentioned in my previous blog, I learned to maximize AI technology to lessen the work and boost my productivity with zero to little additional expense. One of my favorites would be having my blog content re-checked and read aloud.

*Guilty as charged*

How does AI text-to-speech work?

Text-to-speech (TTS) systems use machine learning algorithms to convert text into human-like speech. They analyze large datasets of human speech to learn how to properly pronounce words, phrases, and sentences.

AI text-to-speech can help narrate ebooks or documents, provide audio for translation services, verbalize data analytics, and assist those with visual impairments.

To accurately mimic the complexity of human voices and emotions in certain scenarios, however, is still an ongoing process. 

With a focus on natural-sounding speech, appropriate cadence, inflection, and intonation training, it is now possible to adopt AI-text-to-speech into business and to be integrated into the broader digital landscape.

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AI Text-to-speech for different purposes

Here are some game-changing roles AI text-to-speech can take on:

Cooking assistant 

Have the AI read aloud recipes step-by-step so you can follow along hands-free while cooking.

Driving companion

While driving, have the AI read incoming texts, emails, headlines or even books aloud to you. Just make sure it doesn't distract you too much from the road!

Personal Trainer

When working out or doing physical therapy exercises, an AI trainer could count reps, provide motivation and instruction through speech.

Reading Assistance

If your eyes get tired from reading, have text-to-speech AI read articles, books or documents to you aloud. Adjust the speed as needed.

Email Productivity Boost

Instead of reading emails yourself, have the AI read them aloud while you tackle other tasks. Respond verbally if possible.

Language Learning 

Have the AI read aloud short texts in the language you're learning, both to practice listening and check pronunciation if you repeat after it.

Accessibility Aid

Text-to-speech can transform interfaces for those with visual impairments and help them access more information.

Background Listening 

Have the AI read the news, podcasts, or audiobooks aloud while you’re washing dishes, doing laundry, or commuting.

Journal Recitation

Have AI read your journal, script, essay back to you to have a convenient walk down memory lane or double-check for better precision.

The key is creatively integrating text-to-speech conversion into daily tasks would help keep your schedule and time management even more efficient. Some platforms even offer different voices for your preferences!

Promising Investment in AI Text-to-Speech

As the technology develops further, it promises to enable even richer speech interactions for users, making it even more attractive to multiple industries.

Not only are customer needs and requirements met through chatbot integrations, but AI text-to-speech technology also contributes to better customer experience through clearer and more accessible communication.

Take Amity Voice for example. It’s where virtual assistant, AI speech recognition and AI text-to-speech meet to better serve enterprises and optimize operations. For further information on Amity Solutions, click here.