Voice synthesis, part 1

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Re: Voice synthesis, part 1

Post by bob » Tue Mar 29, 2011 5:12 pm

wgarvin wrote:I seem to recall that early SoundBlaster sound cards for PCs had a hardware chip on them for voice synthesis. It came with this sample app called Dr. Sbaitso.

Nowadays, all versions of windows have a speech synthesis API that programs can use. I've never tried it though, but it doesn't look too hard to use.
Linux has a trivial speech synthesis approach. But for my case, I just took pre-recorded sounds for "pawn, knight, bishop, rook, queen, king, a-h and 1-8 and "combine them". additionally, "check and checkmate" are also done...

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