Using your voice for an automobile GPS navigator

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Using your voice for an automobile GPS navigator

Postby SCOTT on July 10th, 2012, 7:57 pm

Hello Tom,
I read that awhile back your voice was used for BT's text to voice system. I was wondering if you would ever use your voice if asked for an automobile GPS navigator like a TomTom or other such device. My wife and I would love to hear your voice giving us driving directions and maybe if they would allow it to also tell some of your wonderfully amusing stories to pass the hours away on a lon,boring drive. You were always THE best Doctor to me Tom. Thanks for being so great!

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Re: Using your voice for an automobile GPS navigator

Postby Tom Baker on August 1st, 2012, 10:51 am

Dear Scott,

I believe there are some funny styles on SatNavs. But personally, I prefer ordinary, non quirky voices because I'm not a good driver and am easily distracted.

As for using my voice, I have the world's worse sense of direction, so I can just imagine people getting lost all over the country because somehow they didn't quite believe my directions.

As for stories on route, that's a good idea. And the stories need not be entirely true! Maybe someone will come up with a series of tall tales from Tom?

Best wishes

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