Re: the new voices for nvda

Sarah k Alawami

I actually need a louder voice because


  • I have slight hearing loss
  • I am mostly in very loud environments where I cannot hear my screen reader.




From: <> On Behalf Of Josh Kennedy
Sent: Monday, June 7, 2021 4:25 PM
Subject: Re: [nvda] the new voices for nvda


Brian, you asked what need does this address? It addresses the need for people to have clearer, more familiar-sounding espeak voices with a choice of speaking styles and inflections or intonations. Since most people like Klatt-based voices, such modifications would give people several different klatt-based espeak voices to choose from. Also it may be helpful for a good-sounding klatt-voice with a familiar speaking style to be set as the espeak default voice, rather than the non-klatt harsher-sounding voices. 

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