Project Idea – Mobile app to add POI using openstreetmaps


My friend David Rajamani is looking for an android app to be developed as a module to be used with other application being developed. User should login with oauth from another app. Then he should point a place the map displayed and add details about that place. The data should be sent to openstreetmaps.org and … Continue reading Project Idea – Mobile app to add POI using openstreetmaps

Installation script for Tamil Text to speech System


The Tamil TTS system provided by IITM and SSN College of Engineering, has a lengthy installation process. I have written them here. https://goinggnu.wordpress.com/2017/09/20/how-to-compile-tamil-tts-engine-from-source/ It may not be easy to follow and you may find some issues. To make the life easier, I have created shell script, to automate the entire process. Here it is - … Continue reading Installation script for Tamil Text to speech System

How to ask IITM to release IndicTTS as Free/Open Source Software?


Indic TTS This is a project on developing text-to-speech (TTS) synthesis systems for Indian languages, improving quality of synthesis, as well as small foot print TTS integrated with disability aids and various other applications. This is a consortium based project funded by the Department of Electronics and Information Technology (Deity), Ministry of Communication and Information … Continue reading How to ask IITM to release IndicTTS as Free/Open Source Software?

Use open platforms your tech communities


photo source : https://blog.kissmetrics.com/email-crushes-social-media/   I see many Foss groups started to use social media as main platform for communication. Twitter, Facebook group, telegram channel, whatsapp group, disapora etc. By doing so, all the conversations go private. They are forbidden to search engines and non smartphone users. All the discussions, questions, answers, fun chats go … Continue reading Use open platforms your tech communities