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Subject: Re: MP3 clip generation with Eloquence

Re: MP3 clip generation with Eloquence

From: Jani Kinnunen <jkinnunen_at_pp.inet.fi>
Date: 2006-01-17

> I've never seen Via Voice in control panel either

Right. The control panel's speech area doesn't show SAPI 4 voicesby default,
but there's a SAPI 4 add-in available, which will add an additional tab
called "Other" into the normal speech applet.

Jani
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Scott Erichsen" <pianoman@scotterichsen.com>
> To: "Glenn at home" <GlennErvin@cableone.net>; "Rockbox"
> <rockbox@cool.haxx.se>
> Sent: Monday, January 16, 2006 1:13 AM
> Subject: Re: MP3 clip generation with Eloquence
>
>
> Can You select IBM Via Voice as a default speech in control pannel? or
> would
> there be another way of doing it?
> I notice there's a file up on the rockbox site that is a fast speaking
> Read
> from IBM Via Voice?
> Scott
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Glenn at home" <GlennErvin@cableone.net>
> To: "Rockbox" <rockbox@cool.haxx.se>
> Sent: Monday, January 16, 2006 2:34 PM
> Subject: Re: MP3 clip generation with Eloquence
>
>
>> Hi Jonathon,
>> I understand what you are saying, but the clip generating script is not a
>> program, as such, it is just a script, sort of like a batch file.
>> It can only use the default speech engine that you have selected in
>> control
>> panel.
>> Glenn
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Jonathan Mosen" <jmosen@mosen.org>
>> To: "'Glenn at home'" <GlennErvin@cableone.net>; "'Rockbox'"
>> <rockbox@cool.haxx.se>
>> Sent: Sunday, January 15, 2006 9:25 PM
>> Subject: RE: MP3 clip generation with Eloquence
>>
>>
>> Hi Glen, I can't comment on the speech settings in Control panel, however
>> Eloquence SAPI version is visible to all SAPI 4-capable programmes. For
>> example, I see it in Kurzweil 1000, Weather Aloud etc, so I know it's
>> definitely SAPI.
>>
>> Jonathan Mosen
>> Blog, podcast and radio show: http://www.MosenExplosion.com
>> Ph: +1-925-566-9265.
>> Mobile/SMS +1-806-252-6671
>>
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Glenn at home [mailto:GlennErvin@cableone.net]
>> Sent: Sunday, 15 January 2006 7:06 p.m.
>> To: Rockbox
>> Subject: Re: MP3 clip generation with Eloquence
>>
>>
>> The thing is though, I have both W E and JFW installed, but I have not
>> seen
>> eloquence ever as an option in the speech settings in control panel.
>> Glenn
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Jonathan Mosen" <jmosen@mosen.org>
>> To: "'Glenn at home'" <GlennErvin@cableone.net>; "'Rockbox'"
>> <rockbox@cool.haxx.se>
>> Sent: Sunday, January 15, 2006 6:30 PM
>> Subject: RE: MP3 clip generation with Eloquence
>>
>>
>> Hi Glenn, the Window-eyes implementation of Eloquence is SAPI 4, but the
>> JAWS one is not.
>>
>> Jonathan Mosen
>> Blog, podcast and radio show: http://www.MosenExplosion.com
>> Ph: +1-925-566-9265.
>> Mobile/SMS +1-806-252-6671
>>
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Glenn at home [mailto:GlennErvin@cableone.net]
>> Sent: Sunday, 15 January 2006 1:49 p.m.
>> To: Rockbox
>> Subject: Re: MP3 clip generation with Eloquence
>>
>>
>> I don't think that the screen-readers make it available in control
>> panel's
>> speech area. Glenn
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Jonathan Mosen" <jmosen@mosen.org>
>> To: "'Rockbox'" <rockbox@cool.haxx.se>
>> Sent: Sunday, January 15, 2006 12:38 PM
>> Subject: RE: MP3 clip generation with Eloquence
>>
>>
>> Window-eyes also comes with Eloquence in SAPI form. It is possible that
>> you
>> can download the free Window-eyes demo and get Eloquence that way.
>>
>> Jonathan Mosen
>> Blog, podcast and radio show: http://www.MosenExplosion.com
>> Ph: +1-925-566-9265.
>> Mobile/SMS +1-806-252-6671
>>
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Jani Kinnunen [mailto:jkinnunen@pp.inet.fi]
>> Sent: Sunday, 15 January 2006 11:31 a.m.
>> To: Rockbox
>> Subject: Re: MP3 clip generation with Eloquence
>>
>>
>>> Where can one get a hold of
>>> the IBM voice OutLoud??
>>
>> At least OpenBook comes bundled with it. I think that it can also be
>> purchased directly from IBM, for a very high price, of course...
>>
>> Jani
>>
>>> ----- Original Message -----
>>> From: "Jani Kinnunen" <jkinnunen@pp.inet.fi>
>>> To: "Rockbox" <rockbox@cool.haxx.se>
>>> Sent: Sunday, January 15, 2006 10:05 AM
>>> Subject: Re: MP3 clip generation with Eloquence
>>>
>>>
>>>>A great idea but don't you need to have the Eloquents synth installed
>>>>outside of the attached jfw synth?
>>>
>>> Yes, but that was only a thought. I also have IBM's ViaVoice Outloud,
>>> so I could use that too. BTW, both Eloquence and ViaVoice sounds
>>> almost the same, so it makes me thinking that Eloquence is a modified
>>> version of ViaVoice. Probably someone else has noticed it too?
>>>
>>>> It would be awesome to have eliquents rather then ms Sam LOL!
>>>
>>> That's right!
>>>
>>> Jani
>>>
>>>> ----- Original Message -----
>>>> From: "Jani Kinnunen" <jkinnunen@pp.inet.fi>
>>>> To: <rockbox@cool.haxx.se>
>>>> Sent: Sunday, January 15, 2006 9:27 AM
>>>> Subject: MP3 clip generation with Eloquence
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Hi,
>>>>
>>>> Hurray! I've just managed to create a Finnish voice file for Rockbox
>>>> with the makevoices.vbs script. (Maybe someone remembers the SAPI4
>>>> problem I
>>>> had.) I did some Google'ing and I found that the SAPI4 setup program
>>>> doesn't register the necessary DLL's which are needed for SAPI4 to
>>>> work correctly. So I did some magic with the regsvr32 utility. Then I
>>>> ran the listvoices_sapi4.vbs script, and FINALLY it shows me all the
>>>> available SAPI4
>>>> synths I have installed.
>>>>
>>>> Now that SAPI4 is working, I have still one question: Is it possible
>>>> to generate the file and folder name clips with the Eloquence
>>>> synthesizer, or alternatively, with a SAPI4 compatible one? Such a
>>>> script like the voicebox.wsf would do the job, but modified so that
>>>> it would work with SAPI4 or Eloquence.
>>>>
>>>> Jani
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