Heard the voice. really nice.. keep doing the project. Hope we would get a working TTS soon for Tamil.
Regards, J. Balaji On Wed, Sep 20, 2017 at 2:36 AM, Shrinivasan T <tshriniva...@gmail.com> wrote: > ---------- Forwarded message ---------- > From: Shrinivasan T <tshriniva...@gmail.com> > Date: 2017-09-20 2:35 GMT+05:30 > Subject: Installing Tamil Text-to-Speech system from IITM Donlab > To: il...@freelists.org > > > IITM donlab is working on TTS system for various Indic Languages. > SSN Engineering college provided them the TTS system for Tamil. > > Few months ago, filed a RTI to get the source and install it in local > systems > https://goinggnu.wordpress.com/2017/03/10/filed-a-rti-to- > get-info-on-tamil-tts-by-iitm-and-ssn/ > > They replied promptly and they told that all their TTS systems are > already open source. :-) > > > IITM released it as OpenSource here - > https://www.iitm.ac.in/donlab/tts/voices.php > > > After following up with IITM team in few mail threads, > On August 12, 2017, Myself, Mohan and Padmakumar visited IITM Donlab. > > Prof Hema and Anju Thomas welcomed us. > We spent an entire day, trying to build the entire TTS system. > > As the documentation was suitable for the preconfigured systems there, > we can not proceed further. > > In the evening, we discussed and found that we dont need to build the > entire system. > They have already providing voice model files for festival. > We have just to download them and compile them to make them work with > festival. > > we can download the voice models from > https://www.iitm.ac.in/donlab/tts/voices.php > > This seems easier for us. > > Then, we were trying to compile the voice models. Again, with lesser > documentation, > we can not proceed much. > > On Sep 15, Invited mohan to my home to work on this. > We spent a day with no much result. > > Today, I mailed Anju of IITM and asked for help. > Viola. > We have compiled it already and we need to know where the tts script is. > > It really works well. > > Here is the demo - https://soundcloud.com/shrinivasan/tamil-tts-demo > > Full Details of the installation script - > https://goinggnu.wordpress.com/2017/09/20/how-to-compile- > tamil-tts-engine-from-source/ > > Automated all the installation and make a single script to do all the > magics - https://github.com/tshrinivasan/tamil-tts-install > > There are still few improvements needed. > Currently it reads upto empty line. > Have to make to read entire page or chapter. > Will work on this. > > Tons of thanks for IITM team, SSN team, Prof Hema, Anju, Mohan, > Padmakumar for all their great support on this. > > -- > Regards, > T.Shrinivasan > > > My Life with GNU/Linux : http://goinggnu.wordpress.com > Free E-Magazine on Free Open Source Software in Tamil : http://kaniyam.com > > Get Free Tamil Ebooks for Android, iOS, Kindle, Computer : > http://FreeTamilEbooks.com > > > -- > Regards, > T.Shrinivasan > > > My Life with GNU/Linux : http://goinggnu.wordpress.com > Free E-Magazine on Free Open Source Software in Tamil : http://kaniyam.com > > Get Free Tamil Ebooks for Android, iOS, Kindle, Computer : > http://FreeTamilEbooks.com > > _______________________________________________ > Wikimediaindia-l mailing list > Wikimediaindiaemail@example.com > To unsubscribe from the list / change mailing preferences visit > https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaindia-l >
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