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Re: Talking piano

Hi Ani,

Being both a pianist and a speech guy, I must express my doubts in the
acoustic veracity of the demonstration. There seem to have been sounds that
were speech-like but which I have never heard a piano utter. Sorry -- I need
more than this video to believe.


On 10/9/09 9:36 PM, "Aniruddh Patel" <apatel@xxxxxxx> wrote:

> Dear list,
> I can't resist sharing this with you.
> On the webpage below, scroll down to the video
> to see/hear a remarkable emulation of speech using
> an acoustic piano.
> Suggestion: The first time you watch, keep your eyes closed
> for about 30 seconds.  Then watch the first 30 seconds again.
> How many words did you recognize the first time (without subtitles)?
> http://www.engadget.com/2009/10/09/mechanical-piano-hacked-to-talk-says-nothin
> g-youd-be-intereste/
> Happy Friday,
> Ani Patel