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Android with a nice Italian accent

  1. Jun 2, 2006 #1

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    I like how this woman sounds
    http://today.reuters.com/tv/videoSt...e9ebf6f16d&WTmodLoc=NewsArt-L2-RelatedVideo-3

    She would not have been speaking modern Italian (as in the sample you get to listen to) because she purports to be a 16th Century tuscan lady.

    Voice reconstructed from skull and other skeletal measurements derived from the Mona Lisa painting.

    I guess you could call this Applied Physical Anthropology.
    I can think of other cases where reconstructing the voice of a person from the past might be fun.
     
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  3. Jun 3, 2006 #2
    This kind of voice reconstruction has also been done with the dimensions found in the remains of a Parasaurolophus dinosaur. Not quite a "Da Vinci subject" but still a relative study!

    http://www.sandia.gov/LabNews/LN12-19-97/dinosaur_story.html
     
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