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Subject: Re: German Voice-Files

Re: German Voice-Files

From: Manuel Dejonghe <>
Date: Sun, 26 Feb 2006 15:23:39 +0100

On 2/26/06, Rainer Jost <> wrote:
> Yes there are two programs, that working with speechengines like Talks and
> Mobile Speak,
> You can use tht with the serie 60 Hnady and the Communicators from Nokia.
> And the have a small spechengin in it. I think it uses 500K or so. That not
> mutch I think.

Yes, in fact, that sounds intresting, but I googled a bit around:

Mobile Speak:
"Works with a wide range of text-to-speech technologies, including
Scansoft and Acapela."
I understand that Mobile Speak is either implementing SAPI on Series
60 Symbian or presynthesizing the prompts like rockbox does.
Furthermore, it's pretty clear it's not freeware, so I doubt it's any
kind of open source.

It's done by Scansoft (apparently called "Nuance" now), so roughly the
same as above applies.

I have got no Symbian Cellphone, but a few of my test-devices at work
are, so I could check our the free one month trial.

Received on 2006-02-26

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