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Tag Archive: text to speech

Super Fast Voice Broadcast with Asynchronous Python and Sanic

October 5, 2017 Published by // // //

SMS has become the de facto method for sending notifications when push isn’t available. So much so that I rarely receive an SMS from an actual “person” anymore. My colleagues use Slack, friends use Facebook Messenger, security-conscious friends use Telegram, and paranoid friends use Signal. Even my mum, who only got her first smartphone in […]
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When Talk Beats Text: How Text to Speech Makes SMS Messaging More Effective

August 16, 2017 Published by // // // // //

Imagine you have an urgent message for a family member. You send them a text telling them to call you right back. After 10 minutes without a response, you call them to deliver the news directly. You use a natural escalation of communication channels based on the urgency of your message and how critically you need […]
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Building a Voice Alerts Broadcast System using Ruby and the Nexmo Text-to-Speech API

June 21, 2016 Published by // // //

This is a guest post by Cristiano Betta Sometimes a text message won’t do. When you really want to be alerted about something important you probably want to receive an actual phone call; whether it’s because a server is down, or because a natural disaster has occurred in your area. Similarly a service provider or […]
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