Amiga “Say” Icon Wallpaper

The classic icon for the Amiga "Say", speech-synthsis program.

The classic icon for the Amiga “Say”, speech-synthsis program.

The Amiga was one of the first computers to include built-in speech synthesis. Packaged with the Workbench OS was a program called “Say“, which was little more than a simple CLI/Shell’ish box that allowed the user to enter text, which the Amiga would then ‘speak’. It reminded me of the program “S.A.M. – Software Automated Mouth” that I had for the 8-bit Atari’s, but with better output.

The icon for Amiga “Say” was great, a comic-strip speech ‘balloon’ with “@?*!”. Very Q-Bert’esque.

Marquee for the Q-Bart arcade game.

Marquee for the Q-Bart arcade game.

This download is a single 600×600 transparent PNG of the Amiga “Say” icon, perfect for wallpaper/backgrounds for smartphones, tablets and computers.

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Mike Knotts

Mike Knotts was born in 1968 in a small town in southern Indiana. Even when very young, Mike showed a love for all-things technical and sci-fi. Moving with his family to California in the early 80's, he eventually graduated from UC Santa Barbara with a degree in History. Rather than put that to good use, Mike continued to pursue his passion for technology by working for early, regional ISP's in the mid 1990's. He currently resides in the Pacific Northwest, where he works as a project manager for an Internet startup. Mike is a co-founder of Geekometry.

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