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Epson has announced a new synthesis chip, the S1V30100. I have yet to find a good piece of hardware or software that is capable of reading text in a clear manner that doesn t sound like dyslexic stuttering robot, so I can hope this one is better. The big kicker is that this chip also supports five different languages at the moment with many others being developed. It uses the Fonix DECtalk v5.0 engine for the text-to-speech function. Going to be integrated into PDAs and smartphones? We can only hope.

Epson Chip Can Read Text [I4U]