Text to Speech

(original http://elinux.org/RPi_Text_to_Speech_(Speech_Synthesis))

The first speech package I tried was Festival. It worked fine and produces a voice like a rough sounding robot. This may be just what you need if you are adding speech to your RPi robot project.

Install Festival with:

 sudo apt-get install festival

Try out Festival with:

 echo “Just what do you think you're doing, Dave?” | festival --tts

or to speak RPi’s IP address:

 hostname -I | festival --tts


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