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If it detects something constant that moves slower than a human is able to move his or her vocal tract, the system identifies it as a phone or tape recorder, Mammone explains.
In normal speech, vowel sounds are produced by adjusting the position of the tongue, jaw and lips so that the vocal tract resonates at specific frequencies.
physical exams of the larynx and vocal tract, neurological evaluation and diagnostic voice therapy.
Voice pattern verification technology creates a mathematical model of the vocal tract.
0, which identifies speakers according to unique vocal identifiers that are related to the shape of an individual's vocal tract.
Researchers said that this is the first study to link vocal tract shape to call identification in the animal kingdom.
Together, these data from our primate cousins support the idea that the origins of speech might be found in an evolutionary combination of "traditional" phonation (sounds produced by the vocal cords, in the larynx) with rapid, learned movements of the vocal tract, which have stronger similarities to primate facial signals than to their innate calls.
He details aspects relating to posture and the back, movements of the arm and hand and associated problems, breathing, the embouchure and respiratory tract in wind playing, the larynx and vocal tract in singers, the role of the brain in skill acquisition and aural processing, and performance-related stress and its management.
Zehu's authentication platform is based on patented biometric Adaptive Speaker Verification (ASV) technology, which identifies speakers according to unique vocal identifiers that are related to the shape of an individual's vocal tract.
Language depends not just on a vocal tract capable of making certain speech sounds but on ears designed to hear particular sound frequencies, as well as on a variety of other brain and body features.
Ghazala not begun with a description of Sir Richard Paget's experiments with the vocal tract from a human cadaver, which led him to develop a motor-carriage horn that shouted "Away
The gas is famous for making human voices appear high pitched by shifting the resonance frequencies of the vocal tract upwards.