Audio PDA with Speech Synth Pkans

Jonathan Duddington jsd at
Wed Feb 7 06:23:59 EST 2007

In article <45C9A862.2050305 at>,
   Doug Sutherland <doug at> wrote:

> I want to keep the processor free of using
> many cycles for speech synth, this is not a PC and
> it will operate at 180Mhz top speed.

That may not be a problem.
I run eSpeak here on a 200MHz ARM processor and
I measured that it took 51 sec to process some
text to generate 6m 3s of speech output. That's
about 14% of the processor.

Anyway, it's something consider.

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