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Subject: Re: Tts in rockbox

Re: Tts in rockbox

From: Bluechip <>
Date: Fri, 26 May 2006 17:50:09 +0100

I've always loved the word "impossible"'s like a red rag to a
bull ...We have more than sufficient processing power to perform TTS
...Of course it will not be up to the standard of a 10GB PC install
...but we can produce something better Stephen Hawkins ...probably my
smartest idea was to make a language called "blind" which would
display the menu text as f'oh'net'ik spellings that we have
WAV/PCM playback on the Archos units (previously "IMPOSSIBLE") it
really isn't going to be that difficult to write our TTS such that it
works on all Rockbox units.


Why is it "a penny for your thoughts" but you have to "throw in your 2 cents"?
...someone somewhere is making a penny!

>None of the current targets are powerful enough to do understandable TTS
>in realtime.
>On Fri, 26 May 2006 13:39:15 +0100, Juan Hernandez <> wrote:
>>Hello, I am blind, and would like to contribute to the rockbox project.
>> I am wanting to write code for tts (Text to Speech) support in RB, right
>>now, the voices idea works really well, but what if a blind user gets
>>an area that doesn't speak? I'd like to work on this.
>>If any one has ideas on this please let me know.
Received on 2006-05-26

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