[maemo-users] Tweaking flite vocabulary in maemo-mapper

From: Qole qole.tablet at gmail.com
Date: Thu Apr 16 01:07:09 EEST 2009
There is a full version of Festival available for Maemo, you can have it
speak in a lovely female voice, or in Spanish:


The package comes with a script that replaces flite for Maemo Mapper.

On Mon, Apr 13, 2009 at 2:10 AM, Andrew Daviel <advax at triumf.ca> wrote:

> I installed Flite to speak directions in maemo-mapper, but I can't
> understand what it's saying half the time. There isn't AFAIK a button to
> press to make it repeat the phrase, either.
> It is using a fairly limited set of words (turn, left, etc.) taken from
> Google directions (apart from street names, that is). I was wondering if
> it was possible to adjust the pronunciation of these common words, or
> even to steal sound bites from e.g. navigator.
> I had an idea that something was possible in rsynth (precursor to
> festival), or by mis-spelling words to lengthen vowels etc.
> The docs for Festival suggest that all sorts of things are possible, if
> only I understood Lisp :-)
> --
> Andrew Daviel, TRIUMF, Canada
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Qole: fanboy, wacko, and maemo.org junta member
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