Amazon “Polly”

The voices (and tech) used in Amazon Alexa, are available for anyone to play with, free of charge – search for Amazon Polly.  Here’s the voice of “Geraint” (Welsh English) reading Lewis Carroll: https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems-and-poets/poems/detail/42916 Try Polly here: https://eu-west-1.console.aws.amazon.com/polly/home/SynthesizeSpeech

Shure wireless in-ear monitoring system

Shure wireless in-ear monitoring system

A friend lent me their Shure PSM300 P3T in-ear monitoring system today.  This is a top-of-the-line piece of kit for weekend-warrior type bands, costing over £600 for just one monitor mix. http://www.shure.com/americas/products/personal-monitor-systems/psm-300-stereo-personal-monitor-system/p3t-half-rack-single-channel-wireless-transmitter Turns out that the actual RF signal being