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Talking machines

theories, models, and designs
  • 523 Pages
  • 0.35 MB
  • English
North-Holland , Amsterdam, New York
Speech synthesis -- Congresses., Speech processing systems -- Congresses., Text processing (Computer science) -- Congre
Statementedited by G. Bailly, C. Benoit, assisted by T.R. Sawallis.
ContributionsBailly, G., Benoit, C., Sawallis, T. R., European Speech Communication Association.
LC ClassificationsTK7882.S65 E83 1990
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 523 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1705215M
ISBN 100444891153
LC Control Number92006515

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I purchased this book after recently acquiring a vintage Victor Talking Machine. Although the victrola is in excellent working order, l wanted to make sure l had the readily available knowledge on how to keep this machine working great.

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Making minor changes to daily life can help maintain a. With phonograph illustrations, company history and company facts, you won't find a more informative book on the Victor Talking Machine Company. This book provides a detailed description of each Victor phonograph while under the direction of it's founder, Eldridge Johnson.

National Library Service (NLS) is a free braille and talking book library service for people with temporary or permanent low vision, blindness, or a physical disability that prevents them from reading or holding the printed page. Welcome to the new Talking Machines website.

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Wakeman In his book, The Fabulous Phonograph, Roland Gelatt states that in there were nearly phonograph manufacturers in the U.S. Throughout the ’s the demand for phonographs and records exceeded supply.

It is difficult to find a good history of the phonograph, especially the business history of how it developed. This book fills the bill. It also features a large number of clear photographs so you will know what the author is talking about.

If you are interested in antique talking machines, or need a good coffee table book, this is a good choice.5/5(5). Excerpt from The Talking Machine World, Vol. For the Makers and Sellers of Talking Machines; J A representative of The World who recently went out into the territory surrounding the metropolitan district for the specific purpose of finding out what the dealers are doing to stimulate business discovered some surprising s: 0.

The first talking books were sent out alongside machines like this one on November 7, Popular music wouldn’t find its way onto records for more than a decade, but early talking books including Agatha Christie’s ‘The Murder of Roger Ackroyd’ were instantly popular with blind people.

The Compleat Talking Machine has served as the definitive repair and restoration manual for antique phonographs for nearly 20 years. The new 5th edition delivers the same practical step by step solutions to repair problems, plus includes an identification section with pictures and descriptions of over early machines, and an updated guide to current market values/5.

Package items in any securely sealed box and send through the U.S. Postal Service to the address: Equipment Control Officer, The Library of Congress, NLS, Washington, DC This package may be marked FREE MATTER FOR THE BLIND and sent with no postage.

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The phonograph is a device for the mechanical recording and reproduction of its later forms, it is also called a gramophone (as a trademark sinceas a generic name in the UK since ) or, since the s, a record player. The sound vibration waveforms are recorded as corresponding physical deviations of a spiral groove engraved, etched, incised, or impressed into the surface.

NLS patrons who have registered for BARD (Braille and Audio Reading Download service) may download digital talking books. These books can be transferred to any USB cartridge and played in the NLS Digital Talking-Book Machine (DTBM) using the side port, or, if patrons wish, they can purchase NLS-style cartridges and extension cables from commercial sources.

Excerpts from TALKING ABOUT MACHINES: An Ethnography of a Modern Job by Julian E. Orr Cornell University Press, pp, $, ISBN Digital talking-book player. Page 1 Page 2 - Table Of Contents Page 3 - General Information Page 4 Page 5 - Advanced features Page 6 Page 7 Page 8 - Abbreviations, Definitions, and Acronyms Page 9 - USB Flash Cartridge Page 10 Page 11 - Digital Talking Book Page 12 Page 13 Page 14 - User Operation and Controls Page 15 Page 16 Page 17 - Fast.

Talking Machine West brings together for the first time the variety of cowboy, cowgirl, and Indian music recorded and sold for mass consumption between and In the book’s introductory chapters, Michael A.

Amundson explains how this music reflected the nostalgic passing of the Indian and the frontier while incorporating modern.

The digital talking book machine (DTBM) weighs only around two pounds.

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The body of the player is dark to create maximum visual contrast between the case and the colors of the controls. (For more information about the digital player, see the NLS page Digital Audiobook Players.) The machine is powered by a rechargeable battery.

All the playback equipment and accessories have been designed for easy operation by disabled readers. All playback equipment is loaned to you free of charge for as long as you are actively borrowing books.

Advanced machine has thirteen controls, including bookmarking features; Contact the Braille and Talking Book Library to request more.

The Compleat Talking Machine: A Collector's Guide to Antique Phonographs. Eric L. Reiss. Sonoran Publishing, Best price and shipping that I could find. Great book very informative and a must have for collectors and hobbyists Read full review. Selected pages.

Page xvi. Page 4. Page xii. Page 5. Page 2. Contents. Mechanics. 1: Repairing the 5/5(1). the talking machine, an illustrated compendium, – (revised and expanded).

by timothy c. fabrizio and george f. paul. autographed.

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a “master” index combining the first seven fabrizio/paul books for fast referencing. plus a free bonus 17 track cd of rare recordings.

hardcover, nearly full color photographs, pages, eight chapters take a capsule trip through the history. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. A modest beginning for what would be a very big manufacturer of a full line of talking machines. I was especially interested in the history of the company being a proud owner of a Sonora Invincible.

The book feature goes way beyond a dry reading of history with connections to many other manufacturers.Victor Data Book By Robert Baumbach This companion to “Look for the Dog” and is a great addition to any phonograph library. Within the book’s large format pages are details on each model of the Victor Talking Machine Company.

These details were compiled from numerous sources, including original Victor records long thought to have been.The first idea of a genuine talking-machine appears to belong to Thomas A. Edison, who, intook out patents upon a device intended to reproduce complex sounds, such as those of the human voice.