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Re: Speech software for palm os 5

Adam Helberg wrote:

> "Roy Schestowitz" <newsgroups@schestowitz.com> wrote in message
> d74mg5$l1u$1@godfrey.mcc.ac.uk">news:d74mg5$l1u$1@godfrey.mcc.ac.uk...
>> Adam Helberg wrote:
>>>>>>> Does anyone know of Speech software for palm os 5. A freind of mine
>>>>>>> who is blind recently asked if you could get speech software for the
>>>>>>> palm os. He says it is available for windows and symbian operating
>>>>>>> systems but he was taken with the built in Wi-Fi in my Tungsten C.
>>> ...
>>>> Have a look at the following:
>>>> http://www.lingvosoft.com/Palm-OS-Text-To-Speech-Products-items/
>>>> Roy
>>>> PS - Sorry about exceeding the width bounds with the URL I sent
>>>> earlier.
>>> There is nothing here of interest to an English-speaking person. Am I
>>> not correct?
>>> Adam
>> I didn't check that Web site carefully because it was fragmented into
>> several pages. I thought that vocal functions will be working 'both ways'
>> and I imagined that a pointer to text-to-speech software will be
>> available too -- for a lower price than that of translators.
>> They must be using a module from another vendor that works on speech so
>> maybe their affiliations would be a good place to start looking.
> I have their plain English-Hebrew dictionary which is fine, but all their
> "voice" synthesis software are totally useless for an English-speaking
> person, because it only pronounces English words, not the foreign words.

Well, in that case it answers the needs of the original poster. He sought an
English text-to-speech synthesiser, I assume.

I once saw an English-to-Chinese single-purpose translator. It had voice
capabilities, but from what I can recall it was rather poor.


Roy S. Schestowitz

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