Google already has text-to-speech capability built into Google Translate, but admits that the quality leaves much to be desired. Google’s announcement hints that the company has much broader plans for text-to-speech in the future, but doesn’t go into specifics. But there are plenty of ways good text-to-speech could be useful on mobile devices if it were built in to Android.
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