[Sugar-devel] Text to Speech in other Activities (was Re: [IAEP] FW: [Olpc-uruguay] MiguelEstudia (Version 1))

James Simmons nicestep at gmail.com
Thu Sep 16 10:19:57 EDT 2010


Do I have documentation?  Surely your jest!


This is a chapter of "Make Your Own Sugar Activities!", a FLOSS Manual
I wrote (with much help from the folks on the Sugar-Devel mailing
list).  There's a Spanish version in progress, and we hope to have
printed versions available from Lulu in time for Christmas.

James Simmons

On Wed, Sep 15, 2010 at 5:50 PM, Tim McNamara
<paperless at timmcnamara.co.nz> wrote:
> [adding Sugar devel]
> On 16 September 2010 07:14, James Simmons <nicestep at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Caryl,
>> I haven't tried this out yet but I think it's a great idea.  Text to
>> speech is underutilized in Activities, in my opinion.  It isn't that
>> difficult to add TTS to an Activity, and every kid I've ever shown my
>> XO to has been delighted to hear it speak!
>> James Simmons
> Hi James,
> I agree - we always have Speak open at demos. Do you have any documentation
> on how to get the speech engine running in other activities? I wasn't quite
> sure how to access (engine) & Alice when I spent a few hours a few months
> ago looking into a language flash cards[1]
> Tim
> [1] Such as http://remembersaurus.com/

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