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Amazon Polly

Named for a parrot, Amazon Polly is a text-to-speech (TTS) software that makes your text come to life in a natural, authentic way. The software has many lifelike voices, both male and female, and in a variety of languages.

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We have tracked the following product recommendations or mentions on various public social media platforms and blogs. They can help you see what people think about Amazon Polly and what they use it for.
  • Create your own AI voice assistant bot with Node.js using Google Bard
    Create a new AWS IAM user and give it access to Amazon Polly. Get the AWS Access Key and AWS Secret Key. - Source: / 7 months ago
  • Text to speech software for youtube vlogs, IG reels and tik tok?
    Amazon Polly it’s the most realistic text to speech I heard so far. Source: about 1 year ago
  • Where there’s a screen there’s a way
    This was a long time ago, so I used Ivona voices and the program TextAloud (though I admit I pirated them because they were/are expensive). Looking into it Ivona was bought by Amazon and replaced by Amazon Polly which looks like it will fulfill your needs pretty well! Source: about 1 year ago
  • Level Up Your Blog With Writer Analytics and Text-to-Speech
    I was inspired by a post from Ran Isenberg last week. He created an automation to take his blog posts, run them through Amazon Polly, and create a spoken form of his content. His automation emails him a copy of the output so he can save it on his site and enable readers to listen to the post. This is great for consumers who are in the car or have accessibility needs. - Source: / about 1 year ago
  • AI replacing voice actors for audiobooks
    Because the “AI software” is likely offered at an API and not everyone is skilled with programming to utilise it meaningfully. See Source: about 1 year ago
  • What text to voice services are out there with API support?
    Amazon Polly offers "5 million characters free per month for 12 months with the AWS Free Tier". Source: about 1 year ago
  • AI powered text to speech, voice generation and voice cloning is getting scarily good enough for video production use in my opinion
    Well the best one I found is but there are others as well including Amazon Polly (Which is also the cheapest I found) as well as Murf and also there are a few others, though those three are the best, Polly is the cheapest versus best sounding. Source: about 1 year ago
  • Step-by-Step Guide to Building a Serverless Text to Speech Solution using Golang on AWS
    In this blog post, you will learn how to build a Serverless text to speech conversion solution using Amazon Polly, AWS Lambda and the Go programming language. Text files uploaded to Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3) will trigger a Lambda function which will convert it into an MP3 audio format (using the AWS Go SDK) and store it in another S3 bucket. - Source: / about 1 year ago
  • Word lists to audio
    Amazon Polly is quite good. Based on your requirements, you will fall well within the complimentary usage tier. Source: about 1 year ago
  • The Amplify Series, Part 6: Using the power of AI and Machine Learning with Amplify Predictions
    This is very similar to what we previously did for the text identification. We can run amplify push again to create the resources in AWS. The AWS service that will be used for this functionality is Amazon Polly. The costs for using Amazon Polly is around $4.00 per 1 million characters. - Source: / over 1 year ago
  • Adopting the Lambda Annotations Framework
    The function I'm going to work on, called Backmask, is part of a sample serverless application used in the AMster & the Brit's Code Corner show, broadcast on AWS on Air. The application contains an API and backing Lambda function that accepts a text string message, converts it to audio using Amazon Polly, then reverses the audio and finally returns the Base64-encoded text version of the audio. You might be... - Source: / over 1 year ago
  • Prime Voice AI: The most realistic and versatile AI speech software
    Its pretty good. I've been using Amazon's Polly which so far to me has been the most realistic ( I feel like Polly still has an edge with variety of voices. - Source: Hacker News / over 1 year ago
  • Voice Doesn't Exist – Generative Voice AI
    What are the odds of this kind of thing being open source so I can use it at home. So far, most of the "good" text-to-speech systems are all commercial services And now one is also a service. I tried using tortoise-tts on my M1. Generating a 7 minute speech took 3 days... - Source: Hacker News / over 1 year ago
  • Ask HN: Are there any good open source Text-to-Speech tools?
    Amazon has Polly - Source: Hacker News / over 1 year ago
  • GPT-Powered chatbot over the phone - Try it, and see how it was built
    Amazon Lex, AWS's natural language conversational AI service. With Amazon Connect, it seamlessly leverages Amazon Transcribe to understand what is being said (speech-to-text), and Amazon Polly to provide the verbal response (text-to-speech). We aren't really using the Natural Language powers of Lex, but it has other uses for us:. - Source: / over 1 year ago
  • How to create the smartest multilingual Virtual Assistant using AWS and ChatGPT
    After cleaning the answer from ChatGPT we are ready to send it to Amazon Polly. - Source: / over 1 year ago
  • AWS NLP newsletter November 2022
    Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) support is generally available for Amazon Polly. Amazon Polly is a service that turns text into lifelike speech, allowing you to create applications that talk, and build entirely new categories of speech-enabled products. Starting today, you can now use Amazon Polly inside an Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) , instead of connecting over the internet, which allows you to have better... - Source: / over 1 year ago
  • Judge this AI (artificial intelligence) Canadian French accent?
    Amazon Polly has very natural Quebec-French TTS voices with Gabrielle and Liam. Source: over 1 year ago
  • Anyone have experience with AI voices?
    Here's what Amazon says about it on their page ( Source: almost 2 years ago
  • Anyone have experience with AI voices?
    Amazon's Polly API ( works really well and has a lot of voices to choose from. I wrote a tool to extract the text from my game's mission scripts and generate the sound resources automatically. Source: almost 2 years ago
  • Using Alexa (or similar) voice recognition and NLP in an app
    The "talk back and forth" part of Alexa is Amazon Polly (I think). Source: almost 2 years ago

External sources with reviews and comparisons of Amazon Polly

12 Best Text to Speech Solutions for Business and Personal Use
Get the benefits of using Amazon Polly, such as redistributing and storing speech, real-time streaming, control, customizing speech output, and low cost. Amazon Polly offers an API service that integrates speech synthesis into the application so that you can begin streaming the audio stream or store the file in a standard file format like MP3, raw PCM, and Vorbis.
How To Convert Articles Into Audio Podcast 2022: (Top Pick)
It gives you a wide range of choices to select from when it comes to choosing voices and languages from Amazon Polly. Believe it or not, this plugin will make your blog flourish.
How to Convert Article into Audio Podcast?
A brilliant WordPress plugin can turn your existing blog posts into audio podcasts, Trinity Audio takes content diversification to another level. It allows you to choose from various Amazon Polly voices and that too in your preferred language.

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