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Crafting Clarity: WellSaid Labs’ new SSML tag

Audio by Ramona J. using WellSaid Labs

AI solutions are truly only as powerful as their commands. And that’s certainly true in the realm of text-to-speech (TTS) technologies, where Speech Synthesis Markup Language (SSML) enables developers and content creators to craft detailed instructions on how speech should sound when synthesized. 

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How WellSaid Labs Transformed Waymark’s Video Creation Platform

Audio by Tobin A. using WellSaid Labs

In a truly exciting collaboration, Waymark transformed their digital advertising offering with WellSaid Labs’ leading AI voice technology. In this case study, we’ll explore how WellSaid Labs’ AI voices brought a new level of authenticity and efficiency to Waymark’s AI video creator platform, setting a new benchmark in the production of video ads for TV and streaming services.

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Explore, Preview, Choose: Introducing the Voices Page

Audio by Jodi P. using WellSaid Labs

Welcome to the latest chapter in the WellSaid Labs story. Today, we’re beyond excited to pull back the curtain on a transformative update that may redefine your audio projects: the Voices Page. 

What’s the voices page, you ask. Essentially, it’s like a gateway to finding the absolute ideal voice for any project. And it’s only a few clicks away.

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WellSaid Labs’ Support for Election Integrity

Audio by Issa B. using WellSaid Labs

Are you hoping to clone a politician’s voice without their permission? Or maybe you’re wondering how to use synthetic voices to quickly disseminate misleading information about polling locations in your region. You’ll have to keep searching. 

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Enhancing Engagement and Accessibility at Ocean County College

Audio by Fiona H. using WellSaid Labs

Ocean County College (OCC), a leading community college in New Jersey, has been using WellSaid Labs for 2-3 years to elevate its distance learning courses and engage students in new and innovative ways. One of the unique challenges OCC faced was that not all faculty members wanted to record their voices for course materials. This case study explores how OCC turned to WellSaid Labs and the impact it has had on their teaching methods, engagement, and overall course quality.

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From Text to Context-Driven AI Voices

Audio by Hannah A. using WellSaid Labs

This post is from the WellSaid Research team, exploring breakthroughs and thought leadership within audio foundation model technology.

In an era where digital voices are becoming more integral to our daily interactions, the quest for natural-sounding, contextually aware text-to-speech (TTS) technology has never been more critical. In light of this, the conversation around context becomes paramount, as highlighted by advancements like Google’s Gemini 1.5 and Anthropic’s recent product updates, which include features like 100k context windows. 

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How WellSaid Labs Innovated VVP’s Approach to Customer Communications

Audio by Jack C. using WellSaid Labs

Through a strategic partnership with WellSaid Labs, Virtual Voice Products (VVP) was able to dramatically improve its customer communication strategies using advanced AI text-to-speech (TTS) technology. Ultimately, VVP redefined the efficiency and quality of its voice services, enabling seamless and high-quality customer interactions across various sectors.

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Introducing WellSaid Labs’ HINTS

Crafting authentic vocal performances via interpolable in-context cues

Audio by Paige L. using WellSaid Labs

This post is from the WellSaid Research team, exploring breakthroughs and thought leadership within audio foundation model technology.

Today, we announce a breakthrough in generative modeling for speech synthesis: HINTS (or Highly Intuitive Naturally Tailored Speech). This work from the WellSaid Labs team introduces a novel generative model architecture combining state-of-the-art neural text-to-speech (TTS) with contextual annotations to enable a new level of artistic direction of synthetic voice outputs.

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WellSaid Labs Tackles Complex Pronunciation with Oxford Languages

Audio by Joe F. using WellSaid Labs

The State of AI Pronunciation 

Among the countless AI-driven innovations, text-to-speech (TTS) technology is a versatile tool that revolutionizes how we interact with content, from advertising and corporate training to educational modules and audiobooks. AI voiceovers can bring a company’s message to life and establish a voice behind the brand, making it more relatable and memorable. Whether it is an advertisement, presentation, video, or any media content, a voiceover ensures clarity, impact, and emotional resonance – ultimately helping to strengthen the connection with the target audience effectively.

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Female AI Voices in Tech: Bridging the gender gap in voice technology

Audio by Jordan T. using WellSaid Labs

Face it, the world of voice assistants is the inverse of an action movie—predominantly female. From Amazon’s Alexa to Google’s Assistant, these digital helpers embody more than just code and algorithms. They mirror a societal norm, subtly echoing the gender gap that exists in technology and beyond. 

This might seem trivial at first glance, but its impact ripples through the fabric of our technological society. Picture this: by 2023, the number of voice assistants is expected to soar to a staggering 8 billion devices globally, transforming how we interact with technology daily.

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