[Sugar-devel] [FEATURE] Global Text to Speech
pbrobinson at gmail.com
Wed Nov 23 04:46:39 EST 2011
On Wed, Nov 23, 2011 at 12:02 AM, Chris Leonard
<cjlhomeaddress at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 21, 2011 at 9:23 PM, Gonzalo Odiard <gonzalo at laptop.org> wrote:
>> Attached is a first try of implementation, to discuss.
>> Is using gstreamer-plugins-espeak, already included in the last images,
>> and used in all the activities using text-to-speech. Do not add any new
>> A device is added in the frame to configure pitch and velocity,
>> and the hotkey alt-shift-s is used to say the selected text.
>> The SpeechManager provide a simple say_text method to be used by activities
>> if needed.
>> A pending functionality is add a list of languages, to translate it and have
>> a single list,
>> and do not need translate this list in every activity. There are code in
>> Speak activity to do this,
>> I need look at this.
> The languages available for e-speak are listed here:
> we need to identify key languages that are missing (or need
> improvement) and try to pair up speakers of those languages with
> someone with the technical capabilities to help create new language
> phoneme and voice modifications to establish new languages in e-speak.
There's also speech-dispatcher which is an option (and which I think
was used by OLPC quite some time ago).
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