[Sugar-devel] Gsoc proposal: Speech Synthesis
dr at jones.dk
Thu Jun 11 16:40:11 EDT 2009
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On Thu, Jun 11, 2009 at 12:46:22PM -0700, Edward Cherlin wrote:
>On Thu, Jun 11, 2009 at 12:03 AM, chirag jain<chiragjain1989 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> A basic speech configuration manager has also been implemented to
>> alter the volume, pitch and rate of the speech.
>Will it be able to handle tonal languages such as Vietnamese or Yoruba
>How would this system handle creation of voices for different
>languages? Are we at the point where we can request recordings of
>phoneme samples for the target languages in Pootle?
The project seems to be a _frontend_ for speech synthesis, not inventing
a whole new method of speech synthesis itself (which would be far too
much for a GSoC project).
The code uses espeak synthesis as backend. Languages supported are here
(linking to a page on how to contribute additional languages):
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