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
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
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?
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
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?