Tag Archives: stt

Speech To Text (STT)

The STT is pretty simple as it consists of three steps: activation, acquisition, and translation. Activation can be accomplished via a “key press” but I much rather use voice activation. Assuming you live in a normally quiet atmosphere, it is perfectly practical (and easy) to calculate the root mean square noise (RMS) and activate upon […]

Text To Speech (TTS)

I found two options for TTS: espeak (from Debian) or using the Google TTS. First I tried using espeak, which was easy to get going. However it suffers from a drawback that when it speaks long sentence it slows down and sounds like a Dalek (documented here). Since I would be saying things that are […]