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[Speechd] 0.9.1 release!
[Speechd] 0.9.1 release!
Fri, 10 May 2019 10:52:01 +0200
I have made a 0.9.1 release!
It notably updates copyrights and the mailing list address to
Speech Dispatcher 0.9.1
Announcing the availability of Speech Dispatcher 0.9.1
* What is new in 0.9.1?
- Add module for the non-free IBM TTS (voxin) speech synthesis.
- Extend licence to later versions of GPL and LGPL.
- Update mailing list address to savannah.
- Make generic modules fallback to existing voices.
* Where to get it?
You can get the distribution tarball of the released version from
Debian packages will also be available in debian experimental soon.
We recommend the use of sound icons with Speech Dispatcher.
They are available at
Corresponding distribution packages should soon be available at
your distribution mirrors.
The home page of the project is https://github.com/brailcom/speechd
* What is Speech Dispatcher?
Speech Dispatcher is a device independent layer for speech
synthesis, developed with the goal of making the usage of speech
synthesis easier for application programmers. It takes care of most
of the tasks necessary to solve in speech enabled applications. What
is a very high level GUI library to graphics, Speech Dispatcher is
to speech synthesis.
Key Speech Dispatcher features are:
- Message priority model that allows multiple simultaneous
connections to Speech Dispatcher from one or more clients
and tries to provide the user with the most important messages.
- Different output modules that talk to different synthesizers so
that the programmer doesn't need to care which particular
synthesizer is being used. Currently Festival, Flite, Epos, Espeak
and (non-free) Dectalk software, IBM TTS, Pico and others are
supported. Festival is an advanced Free Software synthesizer
supporting various languages. Espeak is a very fast multi-lingual
Free Software synthesizer.
- Simple interface for programs written in C, C++ provided through a
shared library. Python, Common Lisp and Guile interfaces. An Elisp
and Java libraries are developed as sperate projects speechd-el
and speechd-java. Possibly an interface to any other language can
* How to report bugs?
Please report bugs at https://github.com/brailcom/speechd/issues .
For other contact please use either the above link or our mailing list
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