Have you ever wished that you could change the text-to-speech you are forced to listen to everyday and make it sound better? Here is your opportunity to weigh in on matters concerning text-to-speech:
AT&T Labs – Research, with the cooperation of the standards committee on text-to-speech synthesis systems of the Acoustical Society of America, is running a web-based experiment to evaluate the intelligibility of synthesized speech for people who have been legally blind from six years of age or younger. This experiment includes most of the text-to-speech engines on the market today, and the results will be used to improve the usability of text-to-speech for people with visual disabilities.
The experiment can be found at