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Subject: Re: Voice UI, step 3 done (numerical settings spoken)
From: Glenn Ervin at Home (GlennErvin_at_cableone.net)
Date: 2004-03-20


I wonder too if it will be possible to use the time / clock feature in the
speaking menus?
Glenn.

----- Original Message -----
From: "BlueChip" <cs_bluechip_at_webtribe.net>
To: "Rockbox development" <rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se>
Sent: Friday, March 19, 2004 6:08 PM
Subject: Re: Voice UI, step 3 done (numerical settings spoken)

At 23:20 19/03/04, you wrote:
>[IDC]Dragon wrote:
> > I just committed my next step, speaking out the numbers. This needs a
new
> > "voicefont" (we're in search for a better term, it's not a font)
>
>How about just calling it a voice file?
>
> > You can find it here (this will be the "official" place to get the
latest):
> >
>
http://joerg.hohensohn.bei.t-online.de/archos/speech/voicefont/english.voice
>
>It works great, except in the top level menu, I _only_ get voice for
>"Sound Settings". All six other items are silent. All submenu entries work
>fine.
>
>A few nitpicks:
>
>- The "tenths" are a bit too long, i think. 75 sounds like "seventy five"
>instead of "seventy-five". I guess it's just a question of cutting the
samples?
>
>- Overall the volume of the voice is a bit too loud, I think. It is much
>louder than most music I play, anyway. Enough to be an unpleasant surprise.
>
>- I think the voice file should be buffered by tree.c if the mp3 buffer is
>not occupied.

could it not be buffered in the plugin ram semi-permanently?

> Then there would be no delay when entering the menu. And since the disk
> is mostly spinning anyway when you enter tree.c witout mp3 playing (i.e.
> at boot and when pressing STOP), we'll actually get fewer spinups in
total.
>
>- I want a global option to enable/disable voice.
>
>--
>Björn
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