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Amazon Gives Alexa Long-Form Speaking Style

Amazon is giving Alexa a new and more sophisticated speaking style, The Verge reports. “The longform speaking style is available for US developers who want a reading voice that sounds more natural when reading long pieces of content, like articles or podcasts,” it writes. “Amazon says the longform style is ‘powered by a deep-learning text-to-speech model,’ and allows Alexa-voiced devices to speak with more natural conversational pauses.”

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