Project Idea – Need a web interface for Tamil TTS


Hello all,   The Tamil TTS system provided by IITM and SSN College of Engineering had one issue. It can convert one tamil string to audio at one time. https://github.com/tshrinivasan/tamil-tts-install Because of this, we can not do parallel conversion. Few full text books took 4-5 hours for conversion. Because of this, we could not make … Continue reading Project Idea – Need a web interface for Tamil TTS

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 compile Tamil TTS engine from source?


IITMadras and SSN College of Engineering team have released a Open Source Text to speech conversion engine for Tamil and other indian languages. Check their efforts at https://www.iitm.ac.in/donlab/tts In this blog post, let us see how can we compile and install the tamil tts system in a ubuntu 16.04 machine.   Go to this link … Continue reading How to compile Tamil TTS engine from source?

Filed a RTI to get info on Tamil TTS by IITM and SSN


I blogged on the topic "How to ask IITM to release IndicTTS as Free/Open Source Software?" recently. Had a good discussion about this on the ILUGC mailing list too. https://www.freelists.org/post/ilugc/How-to-ask-IITM-to-release-IndicTTS-as-FreeOpen-Source-Software As a followup on this,  filed a RTI on this. We can request for any information online in the portal https://rtionline.gov.in itself. Registration asks for … Continue reading Filed a RTI to get info on Tamil TTS by IITM and SSN

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?