Utterance lets you use the platform's native Text To Speech Engine within your Titanium Project
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Utterance Titanium

Utterance lets you use your device's native Text to Speech and Speech to Text capabilities in your Titanium projects.

See the Android example video here

Before you start

* You need Titanium SDK 3.2.1.GA or greater * If using iOS, you need iOS 7 or greater * If using Android, you need Android 4 or greater * Before using this module you first need to install the package. If you need instructions on how to install a 3rd party module please read this installation guide.

Download the compiled release

Download the platform you wish to use:

Building from source?

If you are building from source you will need to do the following:

Import the project into Xcode:

  • Modify the titanium.xcconfig file with the path to your Titanium installation

Import the project into Eclipse:

  • Update the .classpath
  • Update the build properties


  • Download the latest release from the releases folder ( or you can build it yourself )
  • Install the Utterance module. If you need help here is a "How To" guide.
  • You can now use the module via the commonJS require method, example shown below.

Importing the module using require

var utterance = require('bencoding.utterance');

Text to Speech

Supported Platforms : iOS | Android

The Speech proxy provides Text to Speech capabilities using the device's native platform Text To Speech Engine.

To learn more about Text to Speech please read the documentation:

Speech To Text

Supported Platforms : Android

The SpeechToText proxy provides Speech to Text capabilities using the device's native platform speech recognizer.

To learn more about Speech to Text please read the documentation:

Learn More


Please check the module's example folder :


The language detection snippet is from [Eric Wolfe's](https://github.com/ericrwolfe) contribution to [Hark](https://github.com/kgn/Hark)


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Utterance is available under the Apache 2.0 license.

Copyright 2014 Benjamin Bahrenburg

Licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0 (the "License"); you may not use this file except in compliance with the License. You may obtain a copy of the License at


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