Wishlist/Speech synthesis

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Openmoko would benefit from a built-in speech synthesis library. [[http://espeak.sourceforge.net/ eSpeak]] looks like a good candidate, and is around 250k (is this big for speech synthesis libs?)
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Openmoko would benefit from a built-in [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Speech_synthesis speech synthesis] library.  
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*[http://espeak.sourceforge.net/ eSpeak] looks like a good candidate, and is around 700k (is this big for speech synthesis libs?)
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*[http://www.cstr.ed.ac.uk/projects/festival/ Festival] is Open Source and sounds OK - it is the code behind weather radio in the US.
  
=Applications=
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=Uses=
  
 
* Speak the caller's name while playing the ringtone. The advantage of knowing who's calling without having to set up custom tones for each phone book entry. This works really well on modern Nokias.
 
* Speak the caller's name while playing the ringtone. The advantage of knowing who's calling without having to set up custom tones for each phone book entry. This works really well on modern Nokias.
* Auto read sms messages when using a bluetooth headset (ie when driving)
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* Auto read sms messages when using a headset (ie when driving)
* [[Wishlist:Human screening|human screening]], [[Answering Machine]], or a generic audio menu used by those applications.
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* [[Wishlist:Human screening|Human screening]], [[Answering Machine]], or a generic audio menu used by those applications.
 
* Paste text into phone call.
 
* Paste text into phone call.
  
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* [[Wishlist:Human screening]]
 
* [[Answering Machine]]
 
* [[Answering Machine]]
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Latest revision as of 13:26, 31 August 2008

Wishes warning! This article or section documents one or more OpenMoko Wish List items, the features described here may or may not be implemented in the future.

[edit] Idea

Openmoko would benefit from a built-in speech synthesis library.

  • eSpeak looks like a good candidate, and is around 700k (is this big for speech synthesis libs?)
  • Festival is Open Source and sounds OK - it is the code behind weather radio in the US.

[edit] Uses

  • Speak the caller's name while playing the ringtone. The advantage of knowing who's calling without having to set up custom tones for each phone book entry. This works really well on modern Nokias.
  • Auto read sms messages when using a headset (ie when driving)
  • Human screening, Answering Machine, or a generic audio menu used by those applications.
  • Paste text into phone call.

[edit] See Also

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Wishes warning! This article or section documents one or more OpenMoko Wish List items, the features described here may or may not be implemented in the future.

Idea

Openmoko would benefit from a built-in speech synthesis library. [eSpeak] looks like a good candidate, and is around 250k (is this big for speech synthesis libs?)

Applications

  • Speak the caller's name while playing the ringtone. The advantage of knowing who's calling without having to set up custom tones for each phone book entry. This works really well on modern Nokias.
  • Auto read sms messages when using a bluetooth headset (ie when driving)
  • human screening, Answering Machine, or a generic audio menu used by those applications.
  • Paste text into phone call.

See Also