Amazon Polly is a cloud service by Amazon Web Services, a subsidiary of, that converts text into lifelike speech.[1][2][3] It allows to create applications that talk, and build entirely new categories of speech-enabled products.[4] It was launched in November 2016[5][6][7] and now includes 60 voices across 29 languages.[8][9]

Amazon Polly
Initial releaseNovember 29, 2016
Available in29 languages
TypeText to Speech

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  1. ^ Dignan, Larry (September 20, 2018). "Amazon's slew of new Echo, Alexa devices obscures new developer tools, features". ZDNet.
  2. ^ "Amazon Polly". TechTarget. Retrieved 22 September 2018.
  3. ^ Perez, Sarah (February 8, 2018). "Amazon launches a Polly WordPress plugin that turns blog posts into audio, including podcasts". TechCrunch.
  4. ^ Alawadhi, Neha (August 29, 2018). "AWS announces addition of Hindi language support for Amazon Polly".
  5. ^ "AWS makes Amazon Polly talk in Hindi in addition to Indian English". Digit. August 29, 2018.
  6. ^ "Amazon announces three new AI services called Lex, Polly and recognition for AWS". December 1, 2016.
  7. ^ Lardinois, Frederic (November 30, 2016). "Amazon launches Amazon AI to bring its machine learning smarts to developers". TechCrunch.
  8. ^ "Amazon Polly Adds Arabic Language Support".
  9. ^ "Languages Supported by Amazon Polly - Amazon Polly". Retrieved 2019-09-06.