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On Fri, Feb 4, 2011 at 11:24, Rory Browne <rbmlist at gmail.com> wrote:
> while read LINE
> echo "$LINE" | sed 's/lw/long word/' | festival --tts
>> Apologies for typos - sent from a touchscreen....
>> On 4 Feb 2011, at 10:28, James Gallagher <james at jamesgallagher.ie> wrote:
>>> Could you also incorporate text expansion to save some frustration (at least
>> for some common phrases/words)? It might be some time before his typing
>> speed would lift (I'm assuming he doesn't have good typing skills on the
>> basis that you haven't mentioned any prior computing experience of his).
>>>> On Fri, Feb 4, 2011 at 10:19, Paul Murray <paulinuxmurray at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>> Hi Guys,
>>>>>> By chance saw an elderly gentleman last night in a nursing home who
>>> through old age has lost his voice and is now in a wheelchair and
>>> obviously very frustrated at only being able to communicate with
>>> thumbs up and down type gestures. Stephen Hawking came to mind and
>>> since the guys has full use of his hands, I started thinking about
>>> netbooks etc, and text to voice. I've played with this kind of thing
>>> from a fun perspective on a mac, but wondering if there is a way to do
>>> it from linux with a text entry and carraige return to send out the
>>> audio rather than mouse clicking through menus to initiate speaks or
>>> wrapping text in cli.
>>>>>> While trival enough to knock up, I thought I'd throw it out to the
>>> group to see if anyone else has played with this and have any
>>> expereicences to share before I try re-inventing the wheel.
>>>>>> My current thinking is that a console based app would be the best
>>> idea, have the machine autoboot into console and with no graphics
>>> being displayed it would lengthen battery life.
>>>>>> Any thoughts??
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