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Vocalizors and their people

Ashleigh Piccinino
 

Hello,

     Wouldn’t it be cool if we actually knew these people as they originally wer/are? However, some/most might’ve died out but left heir recordings to use for voices with JAWS/decktalk and other things. BY the way, I believe Caren’s already married to Lee—another Australian, you know? This is just my opinion.

 

 

Sent from Mail for Windows 10

 

From: Lisle, Ted (CHFS DMS)
Sent: Tuesday, May 23, 2017 1:45 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Do not have liquids when listening to this

 

That’s our girl!  Hope Colleen never finds out.

 

Ted

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Mike Ulrich
Sent: Tuesday, May 23, 2017 2:20 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Do not have liquids when listening to this

 

Are you talking about Karen from Australia?

Man, I’ve had some big time fun writing scripts for her to say!

And that’s all I got to say about that! LOL!

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of David & his pack of dogs
Sent: Tuesday, May 23, 2017 2:00 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Do not have liquids when listening to this

 

How about slowing down your listening speed?  LOL.  The JAWS diffult is set to 15, slower then snails. 

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Lisle, Ted (CHFS DMS)
Sent: Tuesday, May 23, 2017 10:30 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Do not have liquids when listening to this

 

Well, pilgrim, how ‘bout The duke reading your shopping list oh, how I wish I could write that in Winterset, Iowa dialect)!  I’m personally a fan of Vocalizer’s Karen, but reading at my speed means I can’t  use any of them, except Eloquence, for very long.

 

Ted

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Brian Vogel
Sent: Tuesday, May 23, 2017 1:17 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Do not have liquids when listening to this

 

Well, "sexy" is in the ear of the beholder, that's for sure.

I've found some of the "foreign" (for the United States) accented voices on Garmin, particularly one of the British female and Australian male, voices to be rather mellifluous and somewhat sexy.  Everyone's mileage will, of course, vary,

I don't find, for instance, the SAPI voice "Microsoft David" that I use with NVDA "sexy" but I do find it, in many instances, particularly when it's reading through something at beyond the letter or word levels to be remarkably lifelike in most instances.

Not knowing the synthesizers that various people are using it's impossible to suggest generic ways to search for a "sexy" voice for them, but I'd be willing to bet that someone has created them, even if they're not commercially available, but it's a matter of finding them.  Inflection, breathiness (or lack thereof), and vowel duration are a lot of what get's tagged as "sexy" when you think about voices in real people that are described as sexy.  These are parameters that it's possible to control in a speech synthesizer.

It would be an absolute riot to create a "femme fatale" or the male counterpart thereof synthesized voices for use with anything, screen reader or not.  I don't think that anyone would use the most "over the top" versions for any period of time, but they could make for great entertainment value over a short term.

--
Brian        Version 1703, Build 15063.296, Home 64-bit

 

        Many are under the gross misapprehension that the Constitution is a cage and a laundry-list rather than a framework upon which great things have been and still will be built.  Many things that are entirely Constitutional are not "in the Constitution," but are allowed under it.

 

Lisle, Ted (CHFS DMS)
 

My heart is in pieces, but I’ll get by.  My commute is long enough as it is.

 

Ted

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Ashleigh Piccinino
Sent: Wednesday, May 24, 2017 2:20 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Vocalizors and their people

 

Hello,

     Wouldn’t it be cool if we actually knew these people as they originally wer/are? However, some/most might’ve died out but left heir recordings to use for voices with JAWS/decktalk and other things. BY the way, I believe Caren’s already married to Lee—another Australian, you know? This is just my opinion.

 

 

Sent from Mail for Windows 10

 

From: Lisle, Ted (CHFS DMS)
Sent: Tuesday, May 23, 2017 1:45 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Do not have liquids when listening to this

 

That’s our girl!  Hope Colleen never finds out.

 

Ted

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Mike Ulrich
Sent: Tuesday, May 23, 2017 2:20 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Do not have liquids when listening to this

 

Are you talking about Karen from Australia?

Man, I’ve had some big time fun writing scripts for her to say!

And that’s all I got to say about that! LOL!

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of David & his pack of dogs
Sent: Tuesday, May 23, 2017 2:00 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Do not have liquids when listening to this

 

How about slowing down your listening speed?  LOL.  The JAWS diffult is set to 15, slower then snails. 

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Lisle, Ted (CHFS DMS)
Sent: Tuesday, May 23, 2017 10:30 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Do not have liquids when listening to this

 

Well, pilgrim, how ‘bout The duke reading your shopping list oh, how I wish I could write that in Winterset, Iowa dialect)!  I’m personally a fan of Vocalizer’s Karen, but reading at my speed means I can’t  use any of them, except Eloquence, for very long.

 

Ted

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Brian Vogel
Sent: Tuesday, May 23, 2017 1:17 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Do not have liquids when listening to this

 

Well, "sexy" is in the ear of the beholder, that's for sure.

I've found some of the "foreign" (for the United States) accented voices on Garmin, particularly one of the British female and Australian male, voices to be rather mellifluous and somewhat sexy.  Everyone's mileage will, of course, vary,

I don't find, for instance, the SAPI voice "Microsoft David" that I use with NVDA "sexy" but I do find it, in many instances, particularly when it's reading through something at beyond the letter or word levels to be remarkably lifelike in most instances.

Not knowing the synthesizers that various people are using it's impossible to suggest generic ways to search for a "sexy" voice for them, but I'd be willing to bet that someone has created them, even if they're not commercially available, but it's a matter of finding them.  Inflection, breathiness (or lack thereof), and vowel duration are a lot of what get's tagged as "sexy" when you think about voices in real people that are described as sexy.  These are parameters that it's possible to control in a speech synthesizer.

It would be an absolute riot to create a "femme fatale" or the male counterpart thereof synthesized voices for use with anything, screen reader or not.  I don't think that anyone would use the most "over the top" versions for any period of time, but they could make for great entertainment value over a short term.

--
Brian        Version 1703, Build 15063.296, Home 64-bit

 

        Many are under the gross misapprehension that the Constitution is a cage and a laundry-list rather than a framework upon which great things have been and still will be built.  Many things that are entirely Constitutional are not "in the Constitution," but are allowed under it.

 

Mario
 

as I know, Karen is Karen Jacobsen of Australia and Daniel is John
Cribbs of England. BTW, Siri is Susan Bennet of Alabama.

-------- Original Message --------
From: Ashleigh Piccinino [mailto:apiccinino@...]
Sent: Wednesday, May 24, 2017 2:19 PM EST
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Vocalizors and their people

Hello,
Wouldn’t it be cool if we actually knew these people as they
originally wer/are? However, some/most might’ve died out but left heir
recordings to use for voices with JAWS/decktalk and other things. BY the
way, I believe Caren’s already married to Lee—another Australian, you
know? This is just my opinion.


Sent from Mail<https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=550986> for
Windows 10

From: Lisle, Ted (CHFS DMS)<mailto:ted.lisle@...>
Sent: Tuesday, May 23, 2017 1:45 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io<mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
Subject: Re: Do not have liquids when listening to this

That’s our girl! Hope Colleen never finds out.

Ted

From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Mike
Ulrich
Sent: Tuesday, May 23, 2017 2:20 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Do not have liquids when listening to this

Are you talking about Karen from Australia?
Man, I’ve had some big time fun writing scripts for her to say!
And that’s all I got to say about that! LOL!

From: main@jfw.groups.io<mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
[mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of David & his pack of dogs
Sent: Tuesday, May 23, 2017 2:00 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io<mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
Subject: Re: Do not have liquids when listening to this

How about slowing down your listening speed? LOL. The JAWS diffult is
set to 15, slower then snails.

From: main@jfw.groups.io<mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
[mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Lisle, Ted (CHFS DMS)
Sent: Tuesday, May 23, 2017 10:30 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io<mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
Subject: Re: Do not have liquids when listening to this

Well, pilgrim, how ‘bout The duke reading your shopping list oh, how I
wish I could write that in Winterset, Iowa dialect)! I’m personally a
fan of Vocalizer’s Karen, but reading at my speed means I can’t use any
of them, except Eloquence, for very long.

Ted

From: main@jfw.groups.io<mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
[mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Brian Vogel
Sent: Tuesday, May 23, 2017 1:17 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io<mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
Subject: Re: Do not have liquids when listening to this

Well, "sexy" is in the ear of the beholder, that's for sure.

I've found some of the "foreign" (for the United States) accented voices
on Garmin, particularly one of the British female and Australian male,
voices to be rather mellifluous and somewhat sexy. Everyone's mileage
will, of course, vary,

I don't find, for instance, the SAPI voice "Microsoft David" that I use
with NVDA "sexy" but I do find it, in many instances, particularly when
it's reading through something at beyond the letter or word levels to be
remarkably lifelike in most instances.

Not knowing the synthesizers that various people are using it's
impossible to suggest generic ways to search for a "sexy" voice for
them, but I'd be willing to bet that someone has created them, even if
they're not commercially available, but it's a matter of finding them.
Inflection, breathiness (or lack thereof), and vowel duration are a lot
of what get's tagged as "sexy" when you think about voices in real
people that are described as sexy. These are parameters that it's
possible to control in a speech synthesizer.

It would be an absolute riot to create a "femme fatale" or the male
counterpart thereof synthesized voices for use with anything, screen
reader or not. I don't think that anyone would use the most "over the
top" versions for any period of time, but they could make for great
entertainment value over a short term.

--
Brian Version 1703, Build 15063.296, Home 64-bit



Many are under the gross misapprehension that the Constitution
is a cage and a laundry-list rather than a framework upon which great
things have been and still will be built. Many things that are entirely
Constitutional are not "in the Constitution," but are allowed under it.

Ashleigh Piccinino
 

One more little topic here; not too big though. Why’d most of them use fake names? I would’ve hoped they’d want to be recognized for what they do for blind people around the world, or at least for those of us who use the voices, right?

 

 

Sent from Mail for Windows 10

 

From: Mario
Sent: Wednesday, May 24, 2017 1:30 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Vocalizors and their people

 

as I know, Karen is Karen Jacobsen of Australia and  Daniel is John
Cribbs of England. BTW, Siri is Susan Bennet of Alabama.


-------- Original Message --------
From: Ashleigh Piccinino [mailto:apiccinino@...]
Sent: Wednesday, May 24, 2017 2:19 PM EST
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Vocalizors and their people

Hello,
       Wouldn’t it be cool if we actually knew these people as they
originally wer/are? However, some/most might’ve died out but left heir
recordings to use for voices with JAWS/decktalk and other things. BY the
way, I believe Caren’s already married to Lee—another Australian, you
know? This is just my opinion.


Sent from Mail<https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=550986> for
Windows 10

From: Lisle, Ted (CHFS DMS)<mailto:ted.lisle@...>
Sent: Tuesday, May 23, 2017 1:45 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io<mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
Subject: Re: Do not have liquids when listening to this

That’s our girl!  Hope Colleen never finds out.

Ted

From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Mike
Ulrich
Sent: Tuesday, May 23, 2017 2:20 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Do not have liquids when listening to this

Are you talking about Karen from Australia?
Man, I’ve had some big time fun writing scripts for her to say!
And that’s all I got to say about that! LOL!

From: main@jfw.groups.io<mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
[mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of David & his pack of dogs
Sent: Tuesday, May 23, 2017 2:00 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io<mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
Subject: Re: Do not have liquids when listening to this

How about slowing down your listening speed?  LOL.  The JAWS diffult is
set to 15, slower then snails.

From: main@jfw.groups.io<mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
[mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Lisle, Ted (CHFS DMS)
Sent: Tuesday, May 23, 2017 10:30 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io<mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
Subject: Re: Do not have liquids when listening to this

Well, pilgrim, how ‘bout The duke reading your shopping list oh, how I
wish I could write that in Winterset, Iowa dialect)!  I’m personally a
fan of Vocalizer’s Karen, but reading at my speed means I can’t  use any
of them, except Eloquence, for very long.

Ted

From: main@jfw.groups.io<mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
[mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Brian Vogel
Sent: Tuesday, May 23, 2017 1:17 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io<mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
Subject: Re: Do not have liquids when listening to this

Well, "sexy" is in the ear of the beholder, that's for sure.

I've found some of the "foreign" (for the United States) accented voices
on Garmin, particularly one of the British female and Australian male,
voices to be rather mellifluous and somewhat sexy.  Everyone's mileage
will, of course, vary,

I don't find, for instance, the SAPI voice "Microsoft David" that I use
with NVDA "sexy" but I do find it, in many instances, particularly when
it's reading through something at beyond the letter or word levels to be
remarkably lifelike in most instances.

Not knowing the synthesizers that various people are using it's
impossible to suggest generic ways to search for a "sexy" voice for
them, but I'd be willing to bet that someone has created them, even if
they're not commercially available, but it's a matter of finding them.
Inflection, breathiness (or lack thereof), and vowel duration are a lot
of what get's tagged as "sexy" when you think about voices in real
people that are described as sexy.  These are parameters that it's
possible to control in a speech synthesizer.

It would be an absolute riot to create a "femme fatale" or the male
counterpart thereof synthesized voices for use with anything, screen
reader or not.  I don't think that anyone would use the most "over the
top" versions for any period of time, but they could make for great
entertainment value over a short term.

--
Brian        Version 1703, Build 15063.296, Home 64-bit



          Many are under the gross misapprehension that the Constitution
is a cage and a laundry-list rather than a framework upon which great
things have been and still will be built.  Many things that are entirely
Constitutional are not "in the Constitution," but are allowed under it.





 

Mario
 

the persons behind the voices, Karen, John and Susan, are reale persons.
I don't know who the other voices are modeled after.

-------- Original Message --------
From: Ashleigh Piccinino [mailto:apiccinino@...]
Sent: Wednesday, May 24, 2017 2:38 PM EST
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Vocalizors and their people

One more little topic here; not too big though. Why’d most of them use
fake names? I would’ve hoped they’d want to be recognized for what they
do for blind people around the world, or at least for those of us who
use the voices, right?


Sent from Mail<https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=550986> for
Windows 10

From: Mario<mailto:mrb620@...>
Sent: Wednesday, May 24, 2017 1:30 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io<mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
Subject: Re: Vocalizors and their people

as I know, Karen is Karen Jacobsen of Australia and Daniel is John
Cribbs of England. BTW, Siri is Susan Bennet of Alabama.


-------- Original Message --------
From: Ashleigh Piccinino [mailto:apiccinino@...]
Sent: Wednesday, May 24, 2017 2:19 PM EST
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Vocalizors and their people

Hello,
Wouldn’t it be cool if we actually knew these people as they
originally wer/are? However, some/most might’ve died out but left heir
recordings to use for voices with JAWS/decktalk and other things. BY the
way, I believe Caren’s already married to Lee—another Australian, you
know? This is just my opinion.


Sent from Mail<https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=550986> for
Windows 10

From: Lisle, Ted (CHFS DMS)<mailto:ted.lisle@...>
Sent: Tuesday, May 23, 2017 1:45 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io<mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
Subject: Re: Do not have liquids when listening to this

That’s our girl! Hope Colleen never finds out.

Ted

From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Mike
Ulrich
Sent: Tuesday, May 23, 2017 2:20 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Do not have liquids when listening to this

Are you talking about Karen from Australia?
Man, I’ve had some big time fun writing scripts for her to say!
And that’s all I got to say about that! LOL!

From: main@jfw.groups.io<mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
[mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of David & his pack of dogs
Sent: Tuesday, May 23, 2017 2:00 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io<mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
Subject: Re: Do not have liquids when listening to this

How about slowing down your listening speed? LOL. The JAWS diffult is
set to 15, slower then snails.

From: main@jfw.groups.io<mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
[mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Lisle, Ted (CHFS DMS)
Sent: Tuesday, May 23, 2017 10:30 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io<mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
Subject: Re: Do not have liquids when listening to this

Well, pilgrim, how ‘bout The duke reading your shopping list oh, how I
wish I could write that in Winterset, Iowa dialect)! I’m personally a
fan of Vocalizer’s Karen, but reading at my speed means I can’t use any
of them, except Eloquence, for very long.

Ted

From: main@jfw.groups.io<mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
[mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Brian Vogel
Sent: Tuesday, May 23, 2017 1:17 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io<mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
Subject: Re: Do not have liquids when listening to this

Well, "sexy" is in the ear of the beholder, that's for sure.

I've found some of the "foreign" (for the United States) accented voices
on Garmin, particularly one of the British female and Australian male,
voices to be rather mellifluous and somewhat sexy. Everyone's mileage
will, of course, vary,

I don't find, for instance, the SAPI voice "Microsoft David" that I use
with NVDA "sexy" but I do find it, in many instances, particularly when
it's reading through something at beyond the letter or word levels to be
remarkably lifelike in most instances.

Not knowing the synthesizers that various people are using it's
impossible to suggest generic ways to search for a "sexy" voice for
them, but I'd be willing to bet that someone has created them, even if
they're not commercially available, but it's a matter of finding them.
Inflection, breathiness (or lack thereof), and vowel duration are a lot
of what get's tagged as "sexy" when you think about voices in real
people that are described as sexy. These are parameters that it's
possible to control in a speech synthesizer.

It would be an absolute riot to create a "femme fatale" or the male
counterpart thereof synthesized voices for use with anything, screen
reader or not. I don't think that anyone would use the most "over the
top" versions for any period of time, but they could make for great
entertainment value over a short term.

--
Brian Version 1703, Build 15063.296, Home 64-bit



Many are under the gross misapprehension that the Constitution
is a cage and a laundry-list rather than a framework upon which great
things have been and still will be built. Many things that are entirely
Constitutional are not "in the Constitution," but are allowed under it.

Brenda <bjnite@...>
 

so who is male Siri?

On 5/24/2017 2:30 PM, Mario wrote:
as I know, Karen is Karen Jacobsen of Australia and Daniel is John
Cribbs of England. BTW, Siri is Susan Bennet of Alabama.
-------- Original Message --------
From: Ashleigh Piccinino [mailto:apiccinino@...]
Sent: Wednesday, May 24, 2017 2:19 PM EST
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Vocalizors and their people
Hello,
Wouldn’t it be cool if we actually knew these people as they
originally wer/are? However, some/most might’ve died out but left heir
recordings to use for voices with JAWS/decktalk and other things. BY the
way, I believe Caren’s already married to Lee—another Australian, you
know? This is just my opinion.
Sent from Mail<https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=550986> for
Windows 10
From: Lisle, Ted (CHFS DMS)<mailto:ted.lisle@...>
Sent: Tuesday, May 23, 2017 1:45 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io<mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
Subject: Re: Do not have liquids when listening to this
That’s our girl! Hope Colleen never finds out.
Ted
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Mike
Ulrich
Sent: Tuesday, May 23, 2017 2:20 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Do not have liquids when listening to this
Are you talking about Karen from Australia?
Man, I’ve had some big time fun writing scripts for her to say!
And that’s all I got to say about that! LOL!
From: main@jfw.groups.io<mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
[mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of David & his pack of dogs
Sent: Tuesday, May 23, 2017 2:00 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io<mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
Subject: Re: Do not have liquids when listening to this
How about slowing down your listening speed? LOL. The JAWS diffult is
set to 15, slower then snails.
From: main@jfw.groups.io<mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
[mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Lisle, Ted (CHFS DMS)
Sent: Tuesday, May 23, 2017 10:30 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io<mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
Subject: Re: Do not have liquids when listening to this
Well, pilgrim, how ‘bout The duke reading your shopping list oh, how I
wish I could write that in Winterset, Iowa dialect)! I’m personally a
fan of Vocalizer’s Karen, but reading at my speed means I can’t use any
of them, except Eloquence, for very long.
Ted
From: main@jfw.groups.io<mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
[mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Brian Vogel
Sent: Tuesday, May 23, 2017 1:17 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io<mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
Subject: Re: Do not have liquids when listening to this
Well, "sexy" is in the ear of the beholder, that's for sure.
I've found some of the "foreign" (for the United States) accented voices
on Garmin, particularly one of the British female and Australian male,
voices to be rather mellifluous and somewhat sexy. Everyone's mileage
will, of course, vary,
I don't find, for instance, the SAPI voice "Microsoft David" that I use
with NVDA "sexy" but I do find it, in many instances, particularly when
it's reading through something at beyond the letter or word levels to be
remarkably lifelike in most instances.
Not knowing the synthesizers that various people are using it's
impossible to suggest generic ways to search for a "sexy" voice for
them, but I'd be willing to bet that someone has created them, even if
they're not commercially available, but it's a matter of finding them.
Inflection, breathiness (or lack thereof), and vowel duration are a lot
of what get's tagged as "sexy" when you think about voices in real
people that are described as sexy. These are parameters that it's
possible to control in a speech synthesizer.
It would be an absolute riot to create a "femme fatale" or the male
counterpart thereof synthesized voices for use with anything, screen
reader or not. I don't think that anyone would use the most "over the
top" versions for any period of time, but they could make for great
entertainment value over a short term.
--
Brian Version 1703, Build 15063.296, Home 64-bit
Many are under the gross misapprehension that the Constitution
is a cage and a laundry-list rather than a framework upon which great
things have been and still will be built. Many things that are entirely
Constitutional are not "in the Constitution," but are allowed under it.

James Malone
 

I think its Alex.

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Brenda
Sent: Wednesday, May 24, 2017 12:38 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Vocalizors and their people

so who is male Siri?


On 5/24/2017 2:30 PM, Mario wrote:
as I know, Karen is Karen Jacobsen of Australia and Daniel is John
Cribbs of England. BTW, Siri is Susan Bennet of Alabama.


-------- Original Message --------
From: Ashleigh Piccinino [mailto:apiccinino@...]
Sent: Wednesday, May 24, 2017 2:19 PM EST
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Vocalizors and their people

Hello,
Wouldn't it be cool if we actually knew these people as they
originally wer/are? However, some/most might've died out but left heir
recordings to use for voices with JAWS/decktalk and other things. BY
the way, I believe Caren's already married to Lee-another Australian,
you know? This is just my opinion.


Sent from Mail<https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=550986> for
Windows 10

From: Lisle, Ted (CHFS DMS)<mailto:ted.lisle@...>
Sent: Tuesday, May 23, 2017 1:45 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io<mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
Subject: Re: Do not have liquids when listening to this

That's our girl! Hope Colleen never finds out.

Ted

From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Mike
Ulrich
Sent: Tuesday, May 23, 2017 2:20 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Do not have liquids when listening to this

Are you talking about Karen from Australia?
Man, I've had some big time fun writing scripts for her to say!
And that's all I got to say about that! LOL!

From: main@jfw.groups.io<mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
[mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of David & his pack of dogs
Sent: Tuesday, May 23, 2017 2:00 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io<mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
Subject: Re: Do not have liquids when listening to this

How about slowing down your listening speed? LOL. The JAWS diffult
is set to 15, slower then snails.

From: main@jfw.groups.io<mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
[mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Lisle, Ted (CHFS DMS)
Sent: Tuesday, May 23, 2017 10:30 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io<mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
Subject: Re: Do not have liquids when listening to this

Well, pilgrim, how 'bout The duke reading your shopping list oh, how I
wish I could write that in Winterset, Iowa dialect)! I'm personally a
fan of Vocalizer's Karen, but reading at my speed means I can't use
any of them, except Eloquence, for very long.

Ted

From: main@jfw.groups.io<mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
[mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Brian Vogel
Sent: Tuesday, May 23, 2017 1:17 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io<mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
Subject: Re: Do not have liquids when listening to this

Well, "sexy" is in the ear of the beholder, that's for sure.

I've found some of the "foreign" (for the United States) accented
voices on Garmin, particularly one of the British female and
Australian male, voices to be rather mellifluous and somewhat sexy.
Everyone's mileage will, of course, vary,

I don't find, for instance, the SAPI voice "Microsoft David" that I
use with NVDA "sexy" but I do find it, in many instances, particularly
when it's reading through something at beyond the letter or word
levels to be remarkably lifelike in most instances.

Not knowing the synthesizers that various people are using it's
impossible to suggest generic ways to search for a "sexy" voice for
them, but I'd be willing to bet that someone has created them, even if
they're not commercially available, but it's a matter of finding them.
Inflection, breathiness (or lack thereof), and vowel duration are a
lot of what get's tagged as "sexy" when you think about voices in real
people that are described as sexy. These are parameters that it's
possible to control in a speech synthesizer.

It would be an absolute riot to create a "femme fatale" or the male
counterpart thereof synthesized voices for use with anything, screen
reader or not. I don't think that anyone would use the most "over the
top" versions for any period of time, but they could make for great
entertainment value over a short term.

--
Brian Version 1703, Build 15063.296, Home 64-bit



Many are under the gross misapprehension that the
Constitution is a cage and a laundry-list rather than a framework upon
which great things have been and still will be built. Many things
that are entirely Constitutional are not "in the Constitution," but are
allowed under it.







Bill White
 

I think what she is asking is, not the name they give the male voice of
Ceri, but who was the male who did the voiceOvers for the male Ceri, as did
Susan Miller for the female voice.

Bill White
Billwhite92701@...

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of James
Malone
Sent: Wednesday, May 24, 2017 12:39 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Vocalizors and their people

I think its Alex.

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Brenda
Sent: Wednesday, May 24, 2017 12:38 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Vocalizors and their people

so who is male Siri?


On 5/24/2017 2:30 PM, Mario wrote:
as I know, Karen is Karen Jacobsen of Australia and Daniel is John
Cribbs of England. BTW, Siri is Susan Bennet of Alabama.


-------- Original Message --------
From: Ashleigh Piccinino [mailto:apiccinino@...]
Sent: Wednesday, May 24, 2017 2:19 PM EST
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Vocalizors and their people

Hello,
Wouldn't it be cool if we actually knew these people as they
originally wer/are? However, some/most might've died out but left heir
recordings to use for voices with JAWS/decktalk and other things. BY
the way, I believe Caren's already married to Lee-another Australian,
you know? This is just my opinion.


Sent from Mail<https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=550986> for
Windows 10

From: Lisle, Ted (CHFS DMS)<mailto:ted.lisle@...>
Sent: Tuesday, May 23, 2017 1:45 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io<mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
Subject: Re: Do not have liquids when listening to this

That's our girl! Hope Colleen never finds out.

Ted

From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Mike
Ulrich
Sent: Tuesday, May 23, 2017 2:20 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Do not have liquids when listening to this

Are you talking about Karen from Australia?
Man, I've had some big time fun writing scripts for her to say!
And that's all I got to say about that! LOL!

From: main@jfw.groups.io<mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
[mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of David & his pack of dogs
Sent: Tuesday, May 23, 2017 2:00 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io<mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
Subject: Re: Do not have liquids when listening to this

How about slowing down your listening speed? LOL. The JAWS diffult
is set to 15, slower then snails.

From: main@jfw.groups.io<mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
[mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Lisle, Ted (CHFS DMS)
Sent: Tuesday, May 23, 2017 10:30 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io<mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
Subject: Re: Do not have liquids when listening to this

Well, pilgrim, how 'bout The duke reading your shopping list oh, how I
wish I could write that in Winterset, Iowa dialect)! I'm personally a
fan of Vocalizer's Karen, but reading at my speed means I can't use
any of them, except Eloquence, for very long.

Ted

From: main@jfw.groups.io<mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
[mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Brian Vogel
Sent: Tuesday, May 23, 2017 1:17 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io<mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
Subject: Re: Do not have liquids when listening to this

Well, "sexy" is in the ear of the beholder, that's for sure.

I've found some of the "foreign" (for the United States) accented
voices on Garmin, particularly one of the British female and
Australian male, voices to be rather mellifluous and somewhat sexy.
Everyone's mileage will, of course, vary,

I don't find, for instance, the SAPI voice "Microsoft David" that I
use with NVDA "sexy" but I do find it, in many instances, particularly
when it's reading through something at beyond the letter or word
levels to be remarkably lifelike in most instances.

Not knowing the synthesizers that various people are using it's
impossible to suggest generic ways to search for a "sexy" voice for
them, but I'd be willing to bet that someone has created them, even if
they're not commercially available, but it's a matter of finding them.
Inflection, breathiness (or lack thereof), and vowel duration are a
lot of what get's tagged as "sexy" when you think about voices in real
people that are described as sexy. These are parameters that it's
possible to control in a speech synthesizer.

It would be an absolute riot to create a "femme fatale" or the male
counterpart thereof synthesized voices for use with anything, screen
reader or not. I don't think that anyone would use the most "over the
top" versions for any period of time, but they could make for great
entertainment value over a short term.

--
Brian Version 1703, Build 15063.296, Home 64-bit



Many are under the gross misapprehension that the
Constitution is a cage and a laundry-list rather than a framework upon
which great things have been and still will be built. Many things
that are entirely Constitutional are not "in the Constitution," but are
allowed under it.







Bill White
 

Hi, Brenda. Here's what Google says about Siri.
Many of us are familiar with Apple's iOS assistant - but have you ever
thought about the lives behind the voice that answers your queries and
requests?


Karen Jacobsen, Jon Briggs and Susan Bennett - but you will know them all as
Siri.

Bill White
Billwhite92701@...

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Brenda
Sent: Wednesday, May 24, 2017 12:38 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Vocalizors and their people

so who is male Siri?


On 5/24/2017 2:30 PM, Mario wrote:
as I know, Karen is Karen Jacobsen of Australia and Daniel is John
Cribbs of England. BTW, Siri is Susan Bennet of Alabama.


-------- Original Message --------
From: Ashleigh Piccinino [mailto:apiccinino@...]
Sent: Wednesday, May 24, 2017 2:19 PM EST
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Vocalizors and their people

Hello,
Wouldn't it be cool if we actually knew these people as they
originally wer/are? However, some/most might've died out but left heir
recordings to use for voices with JAWS/decktalk and other things. BY the
way, I believe Caren's already married to Lee-another Australian, you
know? This is just my opinion.


Sent from Mail<https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=550986> for
Windows 10

From: Lisle, Ted (CHFS DMS)<mailto:ted.lisle@...>
Sent: Tuesday, May 23, 2017 1:45 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io<mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
Subject: Re: Do not have liquids when listening to this

That's our girl! Hope Colleen never finds out.

Ted

From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Mike
Ulrich
Sent: Tuesday, May 23, 2017 2:20 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Do not have liquids when listening to this

Are you talking about Karen from Australia?
Man, I've had some big time fun writing scripts for her to say!
And that's all I got to say about that! LOL!

From: main@jfw.groups.io<mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
[mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of David & his pack of dogs
Sent: Tuesday, May 23, 2017 2:00 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io<mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
Subject: Re: Do not have liquids when listening to this

How about slowing down your listening speed? LOL. The JAWS diffult is
set to 15, slower then snails.

From: main@jfw.groups.io<mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
[mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Lisle, Ted (CHFS DMS)
Sent: Tuesday, May 23, 2017 10:30 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io<mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
Subject: Re: Do not have liquids when listening to this

Well, pilgrim, how 'bout The duke reading your shopping list oh, how I
wish I could write that in Winterset, Iowa dialect)! I'm personally a
fan of Vocalizer's Karen, but reading at my speed means I can't use any
of them, except Eloquence, for very long.

Ted

From: main@jfw.groups.io<mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
[mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Brian Vogel
Sent: Tuesday, May 23, 2017 1:17 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io<mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
Subject: Re: Do not have liquids when listening to this

Well, "sexy" is in the ear of the beholder, that's for sure.

I've found some of the "foreign" (for the United States) accented voices
on Garmin, particularly one of the British female and Australian male,
voices to be rather mellifluous and somewhat sexy. Everyone's mileage
will, of course, vary,

I don't find, for instance, the SAPI voice "Microsoft David" that I use
with NVDA "sexy" but I do find it, in many instances, particularly when
it's reading through something at beyond the letter or word levels to be
remarkably lifelike in most instances.

Not knowing the synthesizers that various people are using it's
impossible to suggest generic ways to search for a "sexy" voice for
them, but I'd be willing to bet that someone has created them, even if
they're not commercially available, but it's a matter of finding them.
Inflection, breathiness (or lack thereof), and vowel duration are a lot
of what get's tagged as "sexy" when you think about voices in real
people that are described as sexy. These are parameters that it's
possible to control in a speech synthesizer.

It would be an absolute riot to create a "femme fatale" or the male
counterpart thereof synthesized voices for use with anything, screen
reader or not. I don't think that anyone would use the most "over the
top" versions for any period of time, but they could make for great
entertainment value over a short term.

--
Brian Version 1703, Build 15063.296, Home 64-bit



Many are under the gross misapprehension that the Constitution
is a cage and a laundry-list rather than a framework upon which great
things have been and still will be built. Many things that are entirely
Constitutional are not "in the Constitution," but are allowed under it.







Brenda <bjnite@...>
 

Yep, Bill, so...who is the voice behind Alex or whoever the Siri male voice is?
Brenda

On 5/24/2017 3:41 PM, Bill White wrote:
I think what she is asking is, not the name they give the male voice of
Ceri, but who was the male who did the voiceOvers for the male Ceri, as did
Susan Miller for the female voice.
Bill White
Billwhite92701@...
-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of James
Malone
Sent: Wednesday, May 24, 2017 12:39 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Vocalizors and their people
I think its Alex.
-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Brenda
Sent: Wednesday, May 24, 2017 12:38 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Vocalizors and their people
so who is male Siri?
On 5/24/2017 2:30 PM, Mario wrote:
as I know, Karen is Karen Jacobsen of Australia and Daniel is John
Cribbs of England. BTW, Siri is Susan Bennet of Alabama.


-------- Original Message --------
From: Ashleigh Piccinino [mailto:apiccinino@...]
Sent: Wednesday, May 24, 2017 2:19 PM EST
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Vocalizors and their people

Hello,
Wouldn't it be cool if we actually knew these people as they
originally wer/are? However, some/most might've died out but left heir
recordings to use for voices with JAWS/decktalk and other things. BY
the way, I believe Caren's already married to Lee-another Australian,
you know? This is just my opinion.


Sent from Mail<https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=550986> for
Windows 10

From: Lisle, Ted (CHFS DMS)<mailto:ted.lisle@...>
Sent: Tuesday, May 23, 2017 1:45 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io<mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
Subject: Re: Do not have liquids when listening to this

That's our girl! Hope Colleen never finds out.

Ted

From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Mike
Ulrich
Sent: Tuesday, May 23, 2017 2:20 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Do not have liquids when listening to this

Are you talking about Karen from Australia?
Man, I've had some big time fun writing scripts for her to say!
And that's all I got to say about that! LOL!

From: main@jfw.groups.io<mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
[mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of David & his pack of dogs
Sent: Tuesday, May 23, 2017 2:00 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io<mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
Subject: Re: Do not have liquids when listening to this

How about slowing down your listening speed? LOL. The JAWS diffult
is set to 15, slower then snails.

From: main@jfw.groups.io<mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
[mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Lisle, Ted (CHFS DMS)
Sent: Tuesday, May 23, 2017 10:30 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io<mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
Subject: Re: Do not have liquids when listening to this

Well, pilgrim, how 'bout The duke reading your shopping list oh, how I
wish I could write that in Winterset, Iowa dialect)! I'm personally a
fan of Vocalizer's Karen, but reading at my speed means I can't use
any of them, except Eloquence, for very long.

Ted

From: main@jfw.groups.io<mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
[mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Brian Vogel
Sent: Tuesday, May 23, 2017 1:17 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io<mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
Subject: Re: Do not have liquids when listening to this

Well, "sexy" is in the ear of the beholder, that's for sure.

I've found some of the "foreign" (for the United States) accented
voices on Garmin, particularly one of the British female and
Australian male, voices to be rather mellifluous and somewhat sexy.
Everyone's mileage will, of course, vary,

I don't find, for instance, the SAPI voice "Microsoft David" that I
use with NVDA "sexy" but I do find it, in many instances, particularly
when it's reading through something at beyond the letter or word
levels to be remarkably lifelike in most instances.

Not knowing the synthesizers that various people are using it's
impossible to suggest generic ways to search for a "sexy" voice for
them, but I'd be willing to bet that someone has created them, even if
they're not commercially available, but it's a matter of finding them.
Inflection, breathiness (or lack thereof), and vowel duration are a
lot of what get's tagged as "sexy" when you think about voices in real
people that are described as sexy. These are parameters that it's
possible to control in a speech synthesizer.

It would be an absolute riot to create a "femme fatale" or the male
counterpart thereof synthesized voices for use with anything, screen
reader or not. I don't think that anyone would use the most "over the
top" versions for any period of time, but they could make for great
entertainment value over a short term.

--
Brian Version 1703, Build 15063.296, Home 64-bit



Many are under the gross misapprehension that the
Constitution is a cage and a laundry-list rather than a framework upon
which great things have been and still will be built. Many things
that are entirely Constitutional are not "in the Constitution," but are
allowed under it.







Bill White
 

They call him John J.

Bill White
Billwhite92701@...

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Brenda
Sent: Wednesday, May 24, 2017 1:01 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Vocalizors and their people

Yep, Bill, so...who is the voice behind Alex or whoever the Siri male
voice is?
Brenda

On 5/24/2017 3:41 PM, Bill White wrote:
I think what she is asking is, not the name they give the male voice of
Ceri, but who was the male who did the voiceOvers for the male Ceri, as did
Susan Miller for the female voice.

Bill White
Billwhite92701@...

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of James
Malone
Sent: Wednesday, May 24, 2017 12:39 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Vocalizors and their people

I think its Alex.

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Brenda
Sent: Wednesday, May 24, 2017 12:38 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Vocalizors and their people

so who is male Siri?


On 5/24/2017 2:30 PM, Mario wrote:
as I know, Karen is Karen Jacobsen of Australia and Daniel is John
Cribbs of England. BTW, Siri is Susan Bennet of Alabama.


-------- Original Message --------
From: Ashleigh Piccinino [mailto:apiccinino@...]
Sent: Wednesday, May 24, 2017 2:19 PM EST
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Vocalizors and their people

Hello,
Wouldn't it be cool if we actually knew these people as they
originally wer/are? However, some/most might've died out but left heir
recordings to use for voices with JAWS/decktalk and other things. BY
the way, I believe Caren's already married to Lee-another Australian,
you know? This is just my opinion.


Sent from Mail<https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=550986> for
Windows 10

From: Lisle, Ted (CHFS DMS)<mailto:ted.lisle@...>
Sent: Tuesday, May 23, 2017 1:45 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io<mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
Subject: Re: Do not have liquids when listening to this

That's our girl! Hope Colleen never finds out.

Ted

From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Mike
Ulrich
Sent: Tuesday, May 23, 2017 2:20 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Do not have liquids when listening to this

Are you talking about Karen from Australia?
Man, I've had some big time fun writing scripts for her to say!
And that's all I got to say about that! LOL!

From: main@jfw.groups.io<mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
[mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of David & his pack of dogs
Sent: Tuesday, May 23, 2017 2:00 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io<mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
Subject: Re: Do not have liquids when listening to this

How about slowing down your listening speed? LOL. The JAWS diffult
is set to 15, slower then snails.

From: main@jfw.groups.io<mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
[mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Lisle, Ted (CHFS DMS)
Sent: Tuesday, May 23, 2017 10:30 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io<mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
Subject: Re: Do not have liquids when listening to this

Well, pilgrim, how 'bout The duke reading your shopping list oh, how I
wish I could write that in Winterset, Iowa dialect)! I'm personally a
fan of Vocalizer's Karen, but reading at my speed means I can't use
any of them, except Eloquence, for very long.

Ted

From: main@jfw.groups.io<mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
[mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Brian Vogel
Sent: Tuesday, May 23, 2017 1:17 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io<mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
Subject: Re: Do not have liquids when listening to this

Well, "sexy" is in the ear of the beholder, that's for sure.

I've found some of the "foreign" (for the United States) accented
voices on Garmin, particularly one of the British female and
Australian male, voices to be rather mellifluous and somewhat sexy.
Everyone's mileage will, of course, vary,

I don't find, for instance, the SAPI voice "Microsoft David" that I
use with NVDA "sexy" but I do find it, in many instances, particularly
when it's reading through something at beyond the letter or word
levels to be remarkably lifelike in most instances.

Not knowing the synthesizers that various people are using it's
impossible to suggest generic ways to search for a "sexy" voice for
them, but I'd be willing to bet that someone has created them, even if
they're not commercially available, but it's a matter of finding them.
Inflection, breathiness (or lack thereof), and vowel duration are a
lot of what get's tagged as "sexy" when you think about voices in real
people that are described as sexy. These are parameters that it's
possible to control in a speech synthesizer.

It would be an absolute riot to create a "femme fatale" or the male
counterpart thereof synthesized voices for use with anything, screen
reader or not. I don't think that anyone would use the most "over the
top" versions for any period of time, but they could make for great
entertainment value over a short term.

--
Brian Version 1703, Build 15063.296, Home 64-bit



Many are under the gross misapprehension that the
Constitution is a cage and a laundry-list rather than a framework upon
which great things have been and still will be built. Many things
that are entirely Constitutional are not "in the Constitution," but are
allowed under it.



















Bill White
 

Hi again, Brenda. I misspoke again. His name is:
Jon Briggs

Bill White
Billwhite92701@...

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Brenda
Sent: Wednesday, May 24, 2017 1:01 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Vocalizors and their people

Yep, Bill, so...who is the voice behind Alex or whoever the Siri male
voice is?
Brenda

On 5/24/2017 3:41 PM, Bill White wrote:
I think what she is asking is, not the name they give the male voice of
Ceri, but who was the male who did the voiceOvers for the male Ceri, as did
Susan Miller for the female voice.

Bill White
Billwhite92701@...

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of James
Malone
Sent: Wednesday, May 24, 2017 12:39 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Vocalizors and their people

I think its Alex.

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Brenda
Sent: Wednesday, May 24, 2017 12:38 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Vocalizors and their people

so who is male Siri?


On 5/24/2017 2:30 PM, Mario wrote:
as I know, Karen is Karen Jacobsen of Australia and Daniel is John
Cribbs of England. BTW, Siri is Susan Bennet of Alabama.


-------- Original Message --------
From: Ashleigh Piccinino [mailto:apiccinino@...]
Sent: Wednesday, May 24, 2017 2:19 PM EST
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Vocalizors and their people

Hello,
Wouldn't it be cool if we actually knew these people as they
originally wer/are? However, some/most might've died out but left heir
recordings to use for voices with JAWS/decktalk and other things. BY
the way, I believe Caren's already married to Lee-another Australian,
you know? This is just my opinion.


Sent from Mail<https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=550986> for
Windows 10

From: Lisle, Ted (CHFS DMS)<mailto:ted.lisle@...>
Sent: Tuesday, May 23, 2017 1:45 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io<mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
Subject: Re: Do not have liquids when listening to this

That's our girl! Hope Colleen never finds out.

Ted

From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Mike
Ulrich
Sent: Tuesday, May 23, 2017 2:20 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Do not have liquids when listening to this

Are you talking about Karen from Australia?
Man, I've had some big time fun writing scripts for her to say!
And that's all I got to say about that! LOL!

From: main@jfw.groups.io<mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
[mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of David & his pack of dogs
Sent: Tuesday, May 23, 2017 2:00 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io<mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
Subject: Re: Do not have liquids when listening to this

How about slowing down your listening speed? LOL. The JAWS diffult
is set to 15, slower then snails.

From: main@jfw.groups.io<mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
[mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Lisle, Ted (CHFS DMS)
Sent: Tuesday, May 23, 2017 10:30 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io<mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
Subject: Re: Do not have liquids when listening to this

Well, pilgrim, how 'bout The duke reading your shopping list oh, how I
wish I could write that in Winterset, Iowa dialect)! I'm personally a
fan of Vocalizer's Karen, but reading at my speed means I can't use
any of them, except Eloquence, for very long.

Ted

From: main@jfw.groups.io<mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
[mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Brian Vogel
Sent: Tuesday, May 23, 2017 1:17 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io<mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
Subject: Re: Do not have liquids when listening to this

Well, "sexy" is in the ear of the beholder, that's for sure.

I've found some of the "foreign" (for the United States) accented
voices on Garmin, particularly one of the British female and
Australian male, voices to be rather mellifluous and somewhat sexy.
Everyone's mileage will, of course, vary,

I don't find, for instance, the SAPI voice "Microsoft David" that I
use with NVDA "sexy" but I do find it, in many instances, particularly
when it's reading through something at beyond the letter or word
levels to be remarkably lifelike in most instances.

Not knowing the synthesizers that various people are using it's
impossible to suggest generic ways to search for a "sexy" voice for
them, but I'd be willing to bet that someone has created them, even if
they're not commercially available, but it's a matter of finding them.
Inflection, breathiness (or lack thereof), and vowel duration are a
lot of what get's tagged as "sexy" when you think about voices in real
people that are described as sexy. These are parameters that it's
possible to control in a speech synthesizer.

It would be an absolute riot to create a "femme fatale" or the male
counterpart thereof synthesized voices for use with anything, screen
reader or not. I don't think that anyone would use the most "over the
top" versions for any period of time, but they could make for great
entertainment value over a short term.

--
Brian Version 1703, Build 15063.296, Home 64-bit



Many are under the gross misapprehension that the
Constitution is a cage and a laundry-list rather than a framework upon
which great things have been and still will be built. Many things
that are entirely Constitutional are not "in the Constitution," but are
allowed under it.



















Mario
 

don't know. it may be a synthesized voice, although I heard it might be
a variation of Vocalizer Thomas.

-------- Original Message --------
From: Brenda [mailto:bjnite@...]
Sent: Wednesday, May 24, 2017 3:38 PM EST
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Vocalizors and their people

so who is male Siri?


On 5/24/2017 2:30 PM, Mario wrote:
as I know, Karen is Karen Jacobsen of Australia and Daniel is John
Cribbs of England. BTW, Siri is Susan Bennet of Alabama.


-------- Original Message --------
From: Ashleigh Piccinino [mailto:apiccinino@...]
Sent: Wednesday, May 24, 2017 2:19 PM EST
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Vocalizors and their people

Hello,
Wouldn’t it be cool if we actually knew these people as they
originally wer/are? However, some/most might’ve died out but left heir
recordings to use for voices with JAWS/decktalk and other things. BY the
way, I believe Caren’s already married to Lee—another Australian, you
know? This is just my opinion.


Sent from Mail<https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=550986> for
Windows 10

From: Lisle, Ted (CHFS DMS)<mailto:ted.lisle@...>
Sent: Tuesday, May 23, 2017 1:45 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io<mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
Subject: Re: Do not have liquids when listening to this

That’s our girl! Hope Colleen never finds out.

Ted

From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Mike
Ulrich
Sent: Tuesday, May 23, 2017 2:20 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Do not have liquids when listening to this

Are you talking about Karen from Australia?
Man, I’ve had some big time fun writing scripts for her to say!
And that’s all I got to say about that! LOL!

From: main@jfw.groups.io<mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
[mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of David & his pack of dogs
Sent: Tuesday, May 23, 2017 2:00 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io<mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
Subject: Re: Do not have liquids when listening to this

How about slowing down your listening speed? LOL. The JAWS diffult is
set to 15, slower then snails.

From: main@jfw.groups.io<mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
[mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Lisle, Ted (CHFS DMS)
Sent: Tuesday, May 23, 2017 10:30 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io<mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
Subject: Re: Do not have liquids when listening to this

Well, pilgrim, how ‘bout The duke reading your shopping list oh, how I
wish I could write that in Winterset, Iowa dialect)! I’m personally a
fan of Vocalizer’s Karen, but reading at my speed means I can’t use any
of them, except Eloquence, for very long.

Ted

From: main@jfw.groups.io<mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
[mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Brian Vogel
Sent: Tuesday, May 23, 2017 1:17 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io<mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
Subject: Re: Do not have liquids when listening to this

Well, "sexy" is in the ear of the beholder, that's for sure.

I've found some of the "foreign" (for the United States) accented voices
on Garmin, particularly one of the British female and Australian male,
voices to be rather mellifluous and somewhat sexy. Everyone's mileage
will, of course, vary,

I don't find, for instance, the SAPI voice "Microsoft David" that I use
with NVDA "sexy" but I do find it, in many instances, particularly when
it's reading through something at beyond the letter or word levels to be
remarkably lifelike in most instances.

Not knowing the synthesizers that various people are using it's
impossible to suggest generic ways to search for a "sexy" voice for
them, but I'd be willing to bet that someone has created them, even if
they're not commercially available, but it's a matter of finding them.
Inflection, breathiness (or lack thereof), and vowel duration are a lot
of what get's tagged as "sexy" when you think about voices in real
people that are described as sexy. These are parameters that it's
possible to control in a speech synthesizer.

It would be an absolute riot to create a "femme fatale" or the male
counterpart thereof synthesized voices for use with anything, screen
reader or not. I don't think that anyone would use the most "over the
top" versions for any period of time, but they could make for great
entertainment value over a short term.

--
Brian Version 1703, Build 15063.296, Home 64-bit



Many are under the gross misapprehension that the Constitution
is a cage and a laundry-list rather than a framework upon which great
things have been and still will be built. Many things that are entirely
Constitutional are not "in the Constitution," but are allowed under it.











.

Sharon
 

I'd marry Daniel I think if he were real.
Sharon

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Mario
Sent: Wednesday, May 24, 2017 2:31 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Vocalizors and their people

as I know, Karen is Karen Jacobsen of Australia and Daniel is John Cribbs
of England. BTW, Siri is Susan Bennet of Alabama.


-------- Original Message --------
From: Ashleigh Piccinino [mailto:apiccinino@...]
Sent: Wednesday, May 24, 2017 2:19 PM EST
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Vocalizors and their people

Hello,
Wouldn't it be cool if we actually knew these people as they
originally wer/are? However, some/most might've died out but left heir
recordings to use for voices with JAWS/decktalk and other things. BY the
way, I believe Caren's already married to Lee-another Australian, you
know? This is just my opinion.


Sent from Mail<https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=550986> for
Windows 10

From: Lisle, Ted (CHFS DMS)<mailto:ted.lisle@...>
Sent: Tuesday, May 23, 2017 1:45 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io<mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
Subject: Re: Do not have liquids when listening to this

That's our girl! Hope Colleen never finds out.

Ted

From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Mike
Ulrich
Sent: Tuesday, May 23, 2017 2:20 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Do not have liquids when listening to this

Are you talking about Karen from Australia?
Man, I've had some big time fun writing scripts for her to say!
And that's all I got to say about that! LOL!

From: main@jfw.groups.io<mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
[mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of David & his pack of dogs
Sent: Tuesday, May 23, 2017 2:00 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io<mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
Subject: Re: Do not have liquids when listening to this

How about slowing down your listening speed? LOL. The JAWS diffult is
set to 15, slower then snails.

From: main@jfw.groups.io<mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
[mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Lisle, Ted (CHFS DMS)
Sent: Tuesday, May 23, 2017 10:30 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io<mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
Subject: Re: Do not have liquids when listening to this

Well, pilgrim, how 'bout The duke reading your shopping list oh, how I
wish I could write that in Winterset, Iowa dialect)! I'm personally a
fan of Vocalizer's Karen, but reading at my speed means I can't use any
of them, except Eloquence, for very long.

Ted

From: main@jfw.groups.io<mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
[mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Brian Vogel
Sent: Tuesday, May 23, 2017 1:17 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io<mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
Subject: Re: Do not have liquids when listening to this

Well, "sexy" is in the ear of the beholder, that's for sure.

I've found some of the "foreign" (for the United States) accented voices
on Garmin, particularly one of the British female and Australian male,
voices to be rather mellifluous and somewhat sexy. Everyone's mileage
will, of course, vary,

I don't find, for instance, the SAPI voice "Microsoft David" that I use
with NVDA "sexy" but I do find it, in many instances, particularly when
it's reading through something at beyond the letter or word levels to be
remarkably lifelike in most instances.

Not knowing the synthesizers that various people are using it's
impossible to suggest generic ways to search for a "sexy" voice for
them, but I'd be willing to bet that someone has created them, even if
they're not commercially available, but it's a matter of finding them.
Inflection, breathiness (or lack thereof), and vowel duration are a lot
of what get's tagged as "sexy" when you think about voices in real
people that are described as sexy. These are parameters that it's
possible to control in a speech synthesizer.

It would be an absolute riot to create a "femme fatale" or the male
counterpart thereof synthesized voices for use with anything, screen
reader or not. I don't think that anyone would use the most "over the
top" versions for any period of time, but they could make for great
entertainment value over a short term.

--
Brian Version 1703, Build 15063.296, Home 64-bit



Many are under the gross misapprehension that the Constitution
is a cage and a laundry-list rather than a framework upon which great
things have been and still will be built. Many things that are entirely
Constitutional are not "in the Constitution," but are allowed under it.

Isaac <bigikemusic@...>
 

wish I knew who lee was, he sounds like a cool cat

----- Original Message -----
From: "Sharon" <mt281820@...>
To: <main@jfw.groups.io>
Sent: Wednesday, May 24, 2017 9:14 PM
Subject: Re: Vocalizors and their people


I'd marry Daniel I think if he were real.
Sharon

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Mario
Sent: Wednesday, May 24, 2017 2:31 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Vocalizors and their people

as I know, Karen is Karen Jacobsen of Australia and Daniel is John Cribbs
of England. BTW, Siri is Susan Bennet of Alabama.


-------- Original Message --------
From: Ashleigh Piccinino [mailto:apiccinino@...]
Sent: Wednesday, May 24, 2017 2:19 PM EST
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Vocalizors and their people

Hello,
Wouldn't it be cool if we actually knew these people as they
originally wer/are? However, some/most might've died out but left heir
recordings to use for voices with JAWS/decktalk and other things. BY the
way, I believe Caren's already married to Lee-another Australian, you
know? This is just my opinion.


Sent from Mail<https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=550986> for
Windows 10

From: Lisle, Ted (CHFS DMS)<mailto:ted.lisle@...>
Sent: Tuesday, May 23, 2017 1:45 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io<mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
Subject: Re: Do not have liquids when listening to this

That's our girl! Hope Colleen never finds out.

Ted

From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Mike
Ulrich
Sent: Tuesday, May 23, 2017 2:20 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Do not have liquids when listening to this

Are you talking about Karen from Australia?
Man, I've had some big time fun writing scripts for her to say!
And that's all I got to say about that! LOL!

From: main@jfw.groups.io<mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
[mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of David & his pack of dogs
Sent: Tuesday, May 23, 2017 2:00 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io<mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
Subject: Re: Do not have liquids when listening to this

How about slowing down your listening speed? LOL. The JAWS diffult is
set to 15, slower then snails.

From: main@jfw.groups.io<mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
[mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Lisle, Ted (CHFS DMS)
Sent: Tuesday, May 23, 2017 10:30 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io<mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
Subject: Re: Do not have liquids when listening to this

Well, pilgrim, how 'bout The duke reading your shopping list oh, how I
wish I could write that in Winterset, Iowa dialect)! I'm personally a
fan of Vocalizer's Karen, but reading at my speed means I can't use any
of them, except Eloquence, for very long.

Ted

From: main@jfw.groups.io<mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
[mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Brian Vogel
Sent: Tuesday, May 23, 2017 1:17 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io<mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
Subject: Re: Do not have liquids when listening to this

Well, "sexy" is in the ear of the beholder, that's for sure.

I've found some of the "foreign" (for the United States) accented voices
on Garmin, particularly one of the British female and Australian male,
voices to be rather mellifluous and somewhat sexy. Everyone's mileage
will, of course, vary,

I don't find, for instance, the SAPI voice "Microsoft David" that I use
with NVDA "sexy" but I do find it, in many instances, particularly when
it's reading through something at beyond the letter or word levels to be
remarkably lifelike in most instances.

Not knowing the synthesizers that various people are using it's
impossible to suggest generic ways to search for a "sexy" voice for
them, but I'd be willing to bet that someone has created them, even if
they're not commercially available, but it's a matter of finding them.
Inflection, breathiness (or lack thereof), and vowel duration are a lot
of what get's tagged as "sexy" when you think about voices in real
people that are described as sexy. These are parameters that it's
possible to control in a speech synthesizer.

It would be an absolute riot to create a "femme fatale" or the male
counterpart thereof synthesized voices for use with anything, screen
reader or not. I don't think that anyone would use the most "over the
top" versions for any period of time, but they could make for great
entertainment value over a short term.

--
Brian Version 1703, Build 15063.296, Home 64-bit



Many are under the gross misapprehension that the Constitution
is a cage and a laundry-list rather than a framework upon which great
things have been and still will be built. Many things that are entirely
Constitutional are not "in the Constitution," but are allowed under it.








Mario
 

but he is. the voice is that of John Briggs of England. I think he died.

-------- Original Message --------
From: Sharon [mailto:mt281820@...]
Sent: Wednesday, May 24, 2017 10:14 PM EST
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Vocalizors and their people

I'd marry Daniel I think if he were real.
Sharon

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Mario
Sent: Wednesday, May 24, 2017 2:31 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Vocalizors and their people

as I know, Karen is Karen Jacobsen of Australia and Daniel is John Cribbs
of England. BTW, Siri is Susan Bennet of Alabama.


-------- Original Message --------
From: Ashleigh Piccinino [mailto:apiccinino@...]
Sent: Wednesday, May 24, 2017 2:19 PM EST
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Vocalizors and their people

Hello,
Wouldn't it be cool if we actually knew these people as they
originally wer/are? However, some/most might've died out but left heir
recordings to use for voices with JAWS/decktalk and other things. BY the
way, I believe Caren's already married to Lee-another Australian, you
know? This is just my opinion.


Sent from Mail<https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=550986> for
Windows 10

From: Lisle, Ted (CHFS DMS)<mailto:ted.lisle@...>
Sent: Tuesday, May 23, 2017 1:45 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io<mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
Subject: Re: Do not have liquids when listening to this

That's our girl! Hope Colleen never finds out.

Ted

From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Mike
Ulrich
Sent: Tuesday, May 23, 2017 2:20 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Do not have liquids when listening to this

Are you talking about Karen from Australia?
Man, I've had some big time fun writing scripts for her to say!
And that's all I got to say about that! LOL!

From: main@jfw.groups.io<mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
[mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of David & his pack of dogs
Sent: Tuesday, May 23, 2017 2:00 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io<mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
Subject: Re: Do not have liquids when listening to this

How about slowing down your listening speed? LOL. The JAWS diffult is
set to 15, slower then snails.

From: main@jfw.groups.io<mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
[mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Lisle, Ted (CHFS DMS)
Sent: Tuesday, May 23, 2017 10:30 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io<mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
Subject: Re: Do not have liquids when listening to this

Well, pilgrim, how 'bout The duke reading your shopping list oh, how I
wish I could write that in Winterset, Iowa dialect)! I'm personally a
fan of Vocalizer's Karen, but reading at my speed means I can't use any
of them, except Eloquence, for very long.

Ted

From: main@jfw.groups.io<mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
[mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Brian Vogel
Sent: Tuesday, May 23, 2017 1:17 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io<mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
Subject: Re: Do not have liquids when listening to this

Well, "sexy" is in the ear of the beholder, that's for sure.

I've found some of the "foreign" (for the United States) accented voices
on Garmin, particularly one of the British female and Australian male,
voices to be rather mellifluous and somewhat sexy. Everyone's mileage
will, of course, vary,

I don't find, for instance, the SAPI voice "Microsoft David" that I use
with NVDA "sexy" but I do find it, in many instances, particularly when
it's reading through something at beyond the letter or word levels to be
remarkably lifelike in most instances.

Not knowing the synthesizers that various people are using it's
impossible to suggest generic ways to search for a "sexy" voice for
them, but I'd be willing to bet that someone has created them, even if
they're not commercially available, but it's a matter of finding them.
Inflection, breathiness (or lack thereof), and vowel duration are a lot
of what get's tagged as "sexy" when you think about voices in real
people that are described as sexy. These are parameters that it's
possible to control in a speech synthesizer.

It would be an absolute riot to create a "femme fatale" or the male
counterpart thereof synthesized voices for use with anything, screen
reader or not. I don't think that anyone would use the most "over the
top" versions for any period of time, but they could make for great
entertainment value over a short term.

--
Brian Version 1703, Build 15063.296, Home 64-bit



Many are under the gross misapprehension that the Constitution
is a cage and a laundry-list rather than a framework upon which great
things have been and still will be built. Many things that are entirely
Constitutional are not "in the Constitution," but are allowed under it.










.

Lisle, Ted (CHFS DMS)
 

Sounds like someone from Her Majesty's Secret Service. Just imagine that; this technology has been talked around in computer circles since the '70's, but I still find it amazing.

Harking back to Sharon's earlier comment about talking books, I used Daniel once to read War of the Worlds, thinking it would sound better coming from a Brit. I actually read the whole book that way, and it sounded good.

Ted

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Mario
Sent: Thursday, May 25, 2017 9:14 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Vocalizors and their people

but he is. the voice is that of John Briggs of England. I think he died.


-------- Original Message --------
From: Sharon [mailto:mt281820@...]
Sent: Wednesday, May 24, 2017 10:14 PM EST
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Vocalizors and their people

I'd marry Daniel I think if he were real.
Sharon

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Mario
Sent: Wednesday, May 24, 2017 2:31 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Vocalizors and their people

as I know, Karen is Karen Jacobsen of Australia and Daniel is John Cribbs
of England. BTW, Siri is Susan Bennet of Alabama.


-------- Original Message --------
From: Ashleigh Piccinino [mailto:apiccinino@...]
Sent: Wednesday, May 24, 2017 2:19 PM EST
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Vocalizors and their people

Hello,
Wouldn't it be cool if we actually knew these people as they
originally wer/are? However, some/most might've died out but left heir
recordings to use for voices with JAWS/decktalk and other things. BY the
way, I believe Caren's already married to Lee-another Australian, you
know? This is just my opinion.


Sent from Mail<https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=550986> for
Windows 10

From: Lisle, Ted (CHFS DMS)<mailto:ted.lisle@...>
Sent: Tuesday, May 23, 2017 1:45 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io<mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
Subject: Re: Do not have liquids when listening to this

That's our girl! Hope Colleen never finds out.

Ted

From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Mike
Ulrich
Sent: Tuesday, May 23, 2017 2:20 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Do not have liquids when listening to this

Are you talking about Karen from Australia?
Man, I've had some big time fun writing scripts for her to say!
And that's all I got to say about that! LOL!

From: main@jfw.groups.io<mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
[mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of David & his pack of dogs
Sent: Tuesday, May 23, 2017 2:00 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io<mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
Subject: Re: Do not have liquids when listening to this

How about slowing down your listening speed? LOL. The JAWS diffult is
set to 15, slower then snails.

From: main@jfw.groups.io<mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
[mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Lisle, Ted (CHFS DMS)
Sent: Tuesday, May 23, 2017 10:30 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io<mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
Subject: Re: Do not have liquids when listening to this

Well, pilgrim, how 'bout The duke reading your shopping list oh, how I
wish I could write that in Winterset, Iowa dialect)! I'm personally a
fan of Vocalizer's Karen, but reading at my speed means I can't use any
of them, except Eloquence, for very long.

Ted

From: main@jfw.groups.io<mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
[mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Brian Vogel
Sent: Tuesday, May 23, 2017 1:17 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io<mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
Subject: Re: Do not have liquids when listening to this

Well, "sexy" is in the ear of the beholder, that's for sure.

I've found some of the "foreign" (for the United States) accented voices
on Garmin, particularly one of the British female and Australian male,
voices to be rather mellifluous and somewhat sexy. Everyone's mileage
will, of course, vary,

I don't find, for instance, the SAPI voice "Microsoft David" that I use
with NVDA "sexy" but I do find it, in many instances, particularly when
it's reading through something at beyond the letter or word levels to be
remarkably lifelike in most instances.

Not knowing the synthesizers that various people are using it's
impossible to suggest generic ways to search for a "sexy" voice for
them, but I'd be willing to bet that someone has created them, even if
they're not commercially available, but it's a matter of finding them.
Inflection, breathiness (or lack thereof), and vowel duration are a lot
of what get's tagged as "sexy" when you think about voices in real
people that are described as sexy. These are parameters that it's
possible to control in a speech synthesizer.

It would be an absolute riot to create a "femme fatale" or the male
counterpart thereof synthesized voices for use with anything, screen
reader or not. I don't think that anyone would use the most "over the
top" versions for any period of time, but they could make for great
entertainment value over a short term.

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is a cage and a laundry-list rather than a framework upon which great
things have been and still will be built. Many things that are entirely
Constitutional are not "in the Constitution," but are allowed under it.










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Gudrun Brunot
 

I'd take male Siri. He reminds me a little of Data the android, on whom I
would have had a crush if I wasn't otherwise engaged.

Gudrun

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Sharon
Sent: Wednesday, May 24, 2017 7:14 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Vocalizors and their people

I'd marry Daniel I think if he were real.
Sharon

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Mario
Sent: Wednesday, May 24, 2017 2:31 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Vocalizors and their people

as I know, Karen is Karen Jacobsen of Australia and Daniel is John Cribbs
of England. BTW, Siri is Susan Bennet of Alabama.


-------- Original Message --------
From: Ashleigh Piccinino [mailto:apiccinino@...]
Sent: Wednesday, May 24, 2017 2:19 PM EST
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Vocalizors and their people

Hello,
Wouldn't it be cool if we actually knew these people as they
originally wer/are? However, some/most might've died out but left heir
recordings to use for voices with JAWS/decktalk and other things. BY the
way, I believe Caren's already married to Lee-another Australian, you know?
This is just my opinion.


Sent from Mail<https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=550986> for Windows
10

From: Lisle, Ted (CHFS DMS)<mailto:ted.lisle@...>
Sent: Tuesday, May 23, 2017 1:45 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io<mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
Subject: Re: Do not have liquids when listening to this

That's our girl! Hope Colleen never finds out.

Ted

From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Mike
Ulrich
Sent: Tuesday, May 23, 2017 2:20 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Do not have liquids when listening to this

Are you talking about Karen from Australia?
Man, I've had some big time fun writing scripts for her to say!
And that's all I got to say about that! LOL!

From: main@jfw.groups.io<mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
[mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of David & his pack of dogs
Sent: Tuesday, May 23, 2017 2:00 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io<mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
Subject: Re: Do not have liquids when listening to this

How about slowing down your listening speed? LOL. The JAWS diffult is set
to 15, slower then snails.

From: main@jfw.groups.io<mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
[mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Lisle, Ted (CHFS DMS)
Sent: Tuesday, May 23, 2017 10:30 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io<mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
Subject: Re: Do not have liquids when listening to this

Well, pilgrim, how 'bout The duke reading your shopping list oh, how I wish
I could write that in Winterset, Iowa dialect)! I'm personally a fan of
Vocalizer's Karen, but reading at my speed means I can't use any of them,
except Eloquence, for very long.

Ted

From: main@jfw.groups.io<mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
[mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Brian Vogel
Sent: Tuesday, May 23, 2017 1:17 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io<mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
Subject: Re: Do not have liquids when listening to this

Well, "sexy" is in the ear of the beholder, that's for sure.

I've found some of the "foreign" (for the United States) accented voices on
Garmin, particularly one of the British female and Australian male, voices
to be rather mellifluous and somewhat sexy. Everyone's mileage will, of
course, vary,

I don't find, for instance, the SAPI voice "Microsoft David" that I use with
NVDA "sexy" but I do find it, in many instances, particularly when it's
reading through something at beyond the letter or word levels to be
remarkably lifelike in most instances.

Not knowing the synthesizers that various people are using it's impossible
to suggest generic ways to search for a "sexy" voice for them, but I'd be
willing to bet that someone has created them, even if they're not
commercially available, but it's a matter of finding them.
Inflection, breathiness (or lack thereof), and vowel duration are a lot of
what get's tagged as "sexy" when you think about voices in real people that
are described as sexy. These are parameters that it's possible to control
in a speech synthesizer.

It would be an absolute riot to create a "femme fatale" or the male
counterpart thereof synthesized voices for use with anything, screen reader
or not. I don't think that anyone would use the most "over the top"
versions for any period of time, but they could make for great entertainment
value over a short term.

--
Brian Version 1703, Build 15063.296, Home 64-bit



Many are under the gross misapprehension that the Constitution is
a cage and a laundry-list rather than a framework upon which great things
have been and still will be built. Many things that are entirely
Constitutional are not "in the Constitution," but are allowed under it.

Dave Durber
 

According to Wikipedia, John Briggs is still alive and kicking.

Sincerely:

Dave Durber

----- Original Message -----
From: "Mario" <mrb620@...>
To: <main@jfw.groups.io>
Sent: Thursday, May 25, 2017 2:13 PM
Subject: Re: Vocalizors and their people


but he is. the voice is that of John Briggs of England. I think he died.


-------- Original Message --------
From: Sharon [mailto:mt281820@...]
Sent: Wednesday, May 24, 2017 10:14 PM EST
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Vocalizors and their people

I'd marry Daniel I think if he were real.
Sharon

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Mario
Sent: Wednesday, May 24, 2017 2:31 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Vocalizors and their people

as I know, Karen is Karen Jacobsen of Australia and Daniel is John Cribbs
of England. BTW, Siri is Susan Bennet of Alabama.


-------- Original Message --------
From: Ashleigh Piccinino [mailto:apiccinino@...]
Sent: Wednesday, May 24, 2017 2:19 PM EST
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Vocalizors and their people

Hello,
Wouldn't it be cool if we actually knew these people as they
originally wer/are? However, some/most might've died out but left heir
recordings to use for voices with JAWS/decktalk and other things. BY the
way, I believe Caren's already married to Lee-another Australian, you
know? This is just my opinion.


Sent from Mail<https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=550986> for
Windows 10

From: Lisle, Ted (CHFS DMS)<mailto:ted.lisle@...>
Sent: Tuesday, May 23, 2017 1:45 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io<mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
Subject: Re: Do not have liquids when listening to this

That's our girl! Hope Colleen never finds out.

Ted

From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Mike
Ulrich
Sent: Tuesday, May 23, 2017 2:20 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Do not have liquids when listening to this

Are you talking about Karen from Australia?
Man, I've had some big time fun writing scripts for her to say!
And that's all I got to say about that! LOL!

From: main@jfw.groups.io<mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
[mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of David & his pack of dogs
Sent: Tuesday, May 23, 2017 2:00 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io<mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
Subject: Re: Do not have liquids when listening to this

How about slowing down your listening speed? LOL. The JAWS diffult is
set to 15, slower then snails.

From: main@jfw.groups.io<mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
[mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Lisle, Ted (CHFS DMS)
Sent: Tuesday, May 23, 2017 10:30 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io<mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
Subject: Re: Do not have liquids when listening to this

Well, pilgrim, how 'bout The duke reading your shopping list oh, how I
wish I could write that in Winterset, Iowa dialect)! I'm personally a
fan of Vocalizer's Karen, but reading at my speed means I can't use any
of them, except Eloquence, for very long.

Ted

From: main@jfw.groups.io<mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
[mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Brian Vogel
Sent: Tuesday, May 23, 2017 1:17 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io<mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
Subject: Re: Do not have liquids when listening to this

Well, "sexy" is in the ear of the beholder, that's for sure.

I've found some of the "foreign" (for the United States) accented voices
on Garmin, particularly one of the British female and Australian male,
voices to be rather mellifluous and somewhat sexy. Everyone's mileage
will, of course, vary,

I don't find, for instance, the SAPI voice "Microsoft David" that I use
with NVDA "sexy" but I do find it, in many instances, particularly when
it's reading through something at beyond the letter or word levels to be
remarkably lifelike in most instances.

Not knowing the synthesizers that various people are using it's
impossible to suggest generic ways to search for a "sexy" voice for
them, but I'd be willing to bet that someone has created them, even if
they're not commercially available, but it's a matter of finding them.
Inflection, breathiness (or lack thereof), and vowel duration are a lot
of what get's tagged as "sexy" when you think about voices in real
people that are described as sexy. These are parameters that it's
possible to control in a speech synthesizer.

It would be an absolute riot to create a "femme fatale" or the male
counterpart thereof synthesized voices for use with anything, screen
reader or not. I don't think that anyone would use the most "over the
top" versions for any period of time, but they could make for great
entertainment value over a short term.

--
Brian Version 1703, Build 15063.296, Home 64-bit



Many are under the gross misapprehension that the Constitution
is a cage and a laundry-list rather than a framework upon which great
things have been and still will be built. Many things that are entirely
Constitutional are not "in the Constitution," but are allowed under it.










.