Listen to Nuance Text-to-Speech Voices in Mac OS X Lion


Lion (4 and a half years) - Panthera leo

We’ve been speculating on Apple’s partnership with Nuance for some weeks now, and confirmation the two companies are working together comes with the new speech technology discovered in the Mac OS X Lion beta. Now you can hear those new voices for yourself.

You can listen to online examples of the new Nuance based voices which are improved over Apple’s previous text-to-speech voices via these links:

Both Mikko and Yannick can be seen in the Mac OS X Lion screen capture above.

[via OSX Daily]