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Speech Synthesis Markkup Language

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#1

I was wondering whether it is possible to use elements from the Speech Synthesis Markup Language to modify the speech output using EZ-script? Or if there are other markup options other than the ones already given in the Speech Settings Control?

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#2

no markup. You can create a plugin to do it

#3

Right, that's what I thought. Thanks for the speedy reply!

#4

Also... You can add the speech synthesis settings control (http://www.ez-robot.com/Tutorials/Help.aspx?id=156) and write your script like..

Code:


sayezbwait("Hello")

ControlCommand("Speech Settings", SetVoiceEmphasis, "Strong")

sayezbwait("I am speaking strong")

ControlCommand("Speech Settings", SetVoiceRate, "ExtraFast")

sayezbwait("Now i am speaking extra fast")

ControlCommand("Speech Settings", SetVoiceRate, "Slow")

sayezbwait("Now i am speaking super slow")

#5

Yes I realize that. I was looking for a more fine-grained way with which to control the prosodic contours, and the breaks between strings. The method above is a bit too coarse for that. The SSML is a step in the right direction, so I was just wondering whether this is something that could be used in EZ-script.

However, using the SDK is perfectly fine, but thanks for the followup.

#6

Great! Let me know if you have any questions about creating a plugin for this.