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Emic 2 Text-to-Speech Module
Emic 2 Text-to-Speech Module


 
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Give your project a voice! Designed in conjunction with Grand Idea Studio, the Emic 2 Text-to-Speech Module is a multi-language voice synthesizer that converts a stream of digital text into natural sounding speech. Its simple command-based interface makes it easy to integrate into any embedded system. Simply pass the Emic 2 text strings over serial using an Arduino and you'll be talking in no time!

Key Features:

  • High-quality speech synthesis for English and Spanish languages
  • Nine pre-defined voice styles comprising male, female, and child
  • Dynamic control of speech and voice characteristics, including pitch, speaking rate, and word emphasis
  • Industry-standard DECtalk text-to-speech synthesizer engine (5.0.E1)

Application Ideas:

  • Reading Internet-based data streams (such as e-mails or Twitter feeds)
  • Conveying status or sensor results from robots, scientific equipment, or industrial machinery
  • Language learning or speech aids for educational environment.
Features
  • Specification:
  • Single row, 6-pin, 0.1 header for easy connection to a host system
  • Power requirements: +5 VDC, 30 mA idle, 46-220 mA active (depending on speech parameters and output load)
  • Communication: Asynchronous 9600 bps serial (8N1)
  • Dimensions: 1.25" W x 1.5" L x 0.37" H (3.17 W x 3.81 L x 0.94 H cm)
  • Operating temperature: -20 to +70 C (-4 to +158 F)

Average Customer Review: 3 of 5 | Total Reviews: 1 Write a review.

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Robotic sounding ,,, but speaks in Spanish! December 27, 2012
Reviewer: Sam Stone from Waban, MA United States  
This is simply...but does sound like the old Steven Hawking.

It is similar to the Text to Speech Hardware here, but less expensive http://www.textspeak.com/oemtts.htm

The TextSpeak EM however expensive, sounds like a person!


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