Questions referring to text-to-speech software that enables the computer to process input in the form of text characters and provide the output as audible sentences.

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java say only speaks the first word

I have the following code: public class ChatSystem { public static void main(String[] args) { SpeakCommand sp = new SpeakCommand("hello master! How are you feeling today?"); ...
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Konqueror: no sound with text to speech

Yesterday morning when I had Konqueror open and pointing at a text file. Clicking on Tools, then clicking on the SPeak Text dropdown; gave me a very quick/rushed voice. Now doing the same results in ...
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How to make everything on stdout be read aloud (using espeak)?

I've got the eSpeak TTS system up and running, and I like it quite a bit. I'm wondering, is there a way to pipe EVERYTHING that gets printed to STDOUT to espeak? I'm trying to set up a system without ...
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How to text to speech (pdf, docx) documents in lubuntu 12.10

Hello I want text to speech application that works with PDF and other files. Is there any application that does this is Lubuntu? Is there any way to get this done?
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speech-dispatcher always stop working after terminal exit?

In a previous question I made this line: trap 'clear; ~/ascii3.sh; spd-say "Exit"; sleep 2' EXIT The content of ascii3.sh is: echo -e "\033[01;31m" echo " _ _ __ _ _ ____ __ __ _ ...
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speech recognizer

I used blather ( based on cmu-sphinx ) didn't help a lot because it use a dictionary . I'm looking for a speech recognizer that will compare my speech with another already saved speech and not ...
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Alternatives to orca?

just wondering if there is an alternative to using the orca software for text-to-speech...I'd like to be able to highlight the text that I want read aloud. If thats possible with orca, forgive me for ...
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Install Google's US English as default TTS engine

I have tried festival and epseak but Google's TTS engine feels more natural to me. Does anyone have a solution to integrate Google's TTS engine into Ubuntu so that it can be used for "Read out loud" ...