Interspeech'2005 - Eurospeech

Lisbon, Portugal
September 4-8, 2005

Supporting the Creation of TTS for Local Language Voice Information Systems

Roger Tucker, Ksenia Shalonova

Outside Echo Ltd., UK

We report on the Local Language Speech Technology Initiative, which is producing the TTS required for voice information systems in the developing world. We overview the whole process now the initial phases of Hindi, isiZulu, Kiswahili and Ibibio are complete, outline some applications we are targeting, and draw some lessons for the future.

Full Paper

Bibliographic reference.  Tucker, Roger / Shalonova, Ksenia (2005): "Supporting the creation of TTS for local language voice information systems", In INTERSPEECH-2005, 453-456.