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Asterisk eSpeak

Asterisk eSpeak provides the "eSpeak" dialplan application, which allows you to use the eSpeak speech synthesizer with Asterisk. This module invokes the eSpeak TTS engine locally, and uses it to render text to speech. It supports the following languages: Afrikaans, Albanian, Armenian, Cantonese, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Esperanto, Estonian, Finnish, French, Georgian, German, Greek, Hindi, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Kannada, Kurdish, Latvian, Lojban, Macedonian, Malayalam, Mandarin, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Spanish, Swahili, Swedish, Tamil, Turkish, Vietnamese, and Welsh. It supports 8kHz and 16kHz sample rates to provide the best possible sound quality along with the use of wideband codecs. It works with Asterisk 1.6, 1.8, and 10.

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Recent releases

  •  11 Nov 2011 19:42

    Release Notes: This release has switched to libsamplerate for resampling. Resampling is now faster and the sound quality better. The output file format has been changed to raw signed linear. This adds support for 16kHz sound playback in asterisk 1.6. Better error handling. Major code cleanup.

    •  22 Aug 2011 08:03

      Release Notes: Support was added for wideband audio. It can now produce sound files at 8kHz or 16kHz.

      •  06 Nov 2009 11:37

        Release Notes: This first stable release fixes a bug in argument parsing which could cause Asterisk to crash and fixes compilation problems for Asterisk 1.6.0.x.

        •  01 Sep 2009 19:31

          Release Notes: This is the initial release.


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