linux and speakup installation
alex_snow at gmx.net
Sat Jan 31 22:19:33 EST 2004
I've also observed that hardware synths are faster and better quality
then software synths. On Sat, Jan 31, 2004 at 10:10:37PM -0500, Janina
> A speech synthesizer is the device that creates the synthetic speech you
> listen to. So, with your JAWS on Windows you're probably using the
> Eloquence software speech synthesizer. This means that the device is
> rendered fully in software.
> But, before we had software speech synthesizers, we had hardware ones.
> That's what you still have to use with Speakup--and that isn't a bad
> thing, but I'm not going to explain that just now. Suffice it to say
> that this hardware device is attached to your computer via a serial
> port, or on an internal card slot. Unfortunately, the kinds of internal
> slots that Speakup can use are now almost impossible to find on new
> Site Resources writes:
> > From: "Site Resources" <siteresources at floodcity.net>
> > hi,
> > I am very new to all of this; and I have not yet installed these things. I've been reading some of the documentation on speakup though, and on the installation, and I have a few questions, actually only one concerning speakup.
> > What does it mean by a speech synthesizer? I'm not quite sure what it means there; sorry if I sound kind of silly with that.
> > Actually currently, I'm running windows, with jaws.
> > Brandon
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> Janina Sajka
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