A year ago we started tо work at a platform to be used as a basis for a simple robotic interface. Our task was to combine face and voice recognition with voice synthesis.
We began with a simpler task: voice synthesis, as this task is solved by many vendors. In 1984 Steve Jobs surprised everybody at his Macintosh presentation when the first Mac started speaking.
We did not have any problems with the selection of the speech synthesis modules. They all work well and have a wide choice of voices.
Finally, we used the standard Microsoft SAPI. This product with various language sets is distributed free of charge. [Read more…] about Endurance Robots launches fully roboticized open-source platform