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April 16, 2024 | Dialects, Conversation

When Y'all is Said and Done

Southern US English is far and away the largest and most commonly spoken regional dialect in the United States. And its spoken characteristics get right to the heart of conversational AI challenges. Getting the difference between text and speech right is of prime importance for speech synthesis.

cats and dogs and rats and rogs

April 8, 2024 | TTS Architectures, Hallucinations

On Hallucinations

So-called AI hallucinations are real shortcomings of much recent generative AI, and text-to-speech is no exception. However, Rime will never hallucinate. Here we investigate TTS model architectures and how they navigate between sense and delusion...

How Fast is your TTS?

March 13, 2024 | Latency, Conversation

Latency and the Speed of Conversation

When we speak, humans do incredible things incredibly quickly. We are attuned to extremely subtle differences in speed in speech. And if something is too slow, we immediately notice. For conversational AI and user experience, speed is just as important as the quality of the speech.

The old-fashioned way of accent change

March 7, 2024 | Accents, Research

How to Change your Accent

A person's accent is one of their most personal and unique characteristics. At Rime, we think no one should have to change theirs. But synthetic people on the other hand...