Pinder(Raspberry Pi + Bender) #piday #raspberrypi @Raspberry_Pi
YouTuber mr sindar shows off this slick talking Bender head. The brains of the operation is a Raspberry Pi (hence Pinder)!
In this video Pinder is reading the news from BBC Science And Environment RSS channel.
Microsoft Azure Cognitive Services Custom Speech has been used to create this concatenative text-to-speech model. It’s glitchy and I can’t share it, at least for now (it’s a grey area in copyright law, plus I only have a Free Subscription on Microsoft Azure). So, it’s just a demo.
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