dhvani is a text to speech system designed for Indian Languages. The aim of this project is to ensure that literacy and knowledge of English are not essential for using a Computer. We hope that it will reduce the digital divide and will be helpful for the visually challenges users as screenreader in their mother tongue .
Check the site : http://dhvani.sourceforge.net/
For compiling, you need the following dev libraries.
- GSM Sound compression library - Install
libgsm1-devpackages using your package manager
- ALSA development libraries - For sound playback- Install
libasound-devpackage using your package manager
- Ogg vorbis dev libraries - For oggvoribis encoding of the generated speech- Install
libvorbis-devpackage using your package manager. Required only for compiling with
- Soundtouch dev libraries - For applying pitch and tempo. Install libsoundtouch-dev using your packagemanager. Required only for compiling with
The default steps for building is
./autogen.sh make sudo make install
Pass the file name with the content to read
There are many other options, for them see http://dhvani.sourceforge.net/doc/usage.html