Creating Synthetic Voices for Augmentative and Alternative Communication

Date & time 27/04/2016, 19:00

City/place: Cambridge, MA

Venue/address: 1815 Massachusetts Avenue

Country: US

Performer/s: Rupal Patel, founder of VocaliD

More info: Rupal Patel is a speech scientist at Northeastern University, working in the Communication Analysis and Design Lab (CADlab). She is also the founder of VocaliD, a company that creates custom synthetic voices for some of the millions of people who rely on computerized voices to speak–yet who often sound alike. It also provides an opportunity for people who can speak naturally to bank their voices for use by someone who cannot.- Event sponsored by the Special Education Division in the Graduate School of Education. The Lesley Graduate Student Chapter of the Council for Exceptional Children will co-sponsor a voice drive in conjunction with this event. Followed by VocaliD University Voice Drive Kick Off Party – Donate your voice! – Please join us to hear this inspiring speaker.


Contact person/s: Elizabeth Stringer Keefe

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