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Subject: Re: an idea/suggestion
From: Glenn Ervin at home (GlennErvin_at_cableone.net)
Date: 2003-09-20


Maybe it would take the 8MB chip transplant to make synthetic speech work
well.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Björn Stenberg" <bjorn_at_haxx.se>
To: <rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se>
Sent: Saturday, September 20, 2003 3:08 PM
Subject: Re: an idea/suggestion

Glenn Ervin at home wrote:
> Or I wonder if the smallest known synthetic speech engine would fit into
the
> OS? this would be fast because it would not rely on the hard drive
> spinning,

This, like many other neat sound hacks, falls on the fact that we can only
mpeg audio streams. So in addition to syntesizing speech, we would have to
mp3-encode it too before playing it. And then it's not so fast any more. :-)

-- 
Björn



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