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Subject: Re: voice UI, step 1 committed (talking menus)
From: Björn Stenberg (bjorn_at_haxx.se)
Date: 2004-03-19


[IDC]Dragon wrote:
> We/you can use whatever voice you like. It was just a first shot. I'm aware
> of the nice AT&T voices, but don't have them since they're not free. We could
> automatedly "harvest" clips from their interactive web demo, if somebody
> looks into that script...
> http://www.research.att.com/projects/tts/demo.html
> http://www.naturalvoices.att.com/demos/

Unfortunately the page specifically says you are not allowed to use the demo output for other than demonstration purposes.

> Is the AT&T stuff integrated in the Microsoft speach engine, once purchased
> and installed? That would make it very easy for us to use from own
> applications/scripts.

I noticed there's a Linux devkit here:
 https://secure.wizzardsoftware.com/voice/wizzshop1/nvshoplinux.asp

Base price $295...

-- 
Björn
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