embedded text to speech converter

Bhavani Shankar R bhavi at ubuntu.com
Mon Apr 4 07:03:38 UTC 2011

On Sat, Apr 2, 2011 at 10:02 PM, Kyle <kyle4jesus at gmail.com> wrote:

> Sounds like my main problem with OpenMary is that I'm using openjdk-jre
> instead of sun-java6-jre. I'll try again with sun-java6-jre installed to see
> if that solves the problem.
> The requirement of sun-java6-jre may be a little too much on an embedded
> system where the OP plans to use it though, unless the remote server is an
> option. But usually it is unwise to require a connection to a network in
> order to get speech. In this case, eSpeak and SVox Pico are the smallest and
> best options, as they use much less memory and are both already supported by
> speech-dispatcher. Flite is another option for low-memory systems, but the
> speech-dispatcher module for it only works with the worst sounding voice.
> There are 3 or 4 other better voices that can be selected from the command
> line, but they don't work with speech-dispatcher's flite module for some
> reason.
> ~Kyle

Thanks kyle for the informative posts

Bhavani Shankar
Ubuntu Developer       |  www.ubuntu.com
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