Amazon Polly

Amazon Polly creates life like speech out of text, enabling talking applications which can create totally new speech-enabled products. Advanced deep learning technology in Polly's Text-to-Speech (TTS) service creates life-like human voices in a wide array of languages. Thus voice-enabled applications in many different countries are possible using Amazon Polly.

Neural Text-to-Speech

In addition, Amazon Polly offers a Neural Text-to-Speech (NTTS) which creates more of a newscaster style voice for certain cases where a narration speaking style is more appropriate.

Brand Voice

Finally, Amazon Polly Brand Voice can create a custom voice for your organization. This is a custom engagement where you will work with the Amazon Polly team to build an NTTS voice for the exclusive use of your organization. For more information on creating applications using Amazon Polly, contact us.

Amazon Polly use cases

  1. Content creation - By voicing your written or visual content, you can provide your audience with an alternative way to consume information and meet the needs of a larger pool of readers.
  2. E-learning - creating audio content for e-learning can make it easier for your audience. The pronunciation provided by Polly is so good, it is actually used in applications being used to teach new languages.
  3. Telephony -  your contact centers can engage customers with natural sounding voices. You can cache and replay Amazon Polly’s speech output to prompt callers through interactive voice response (IVR) systems, such as Amazon Connect.

How much does Amazon Polly cost?

Amazon Polly’s Standard voices are priced at $4.00 per 1 million characters for speech or Speech Marks requests (when outside the free tier). Amazon Polly’s Neural voices are priced at $16.00 per 1 million characters for speech or Speech Marks requested (when outside the free tier).

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