[Loadstone] self-voiceing loadstone

Kenny Hitt kenny at hittsjunk.net
Tue Nov 3 20:32:25 GMT 2009

Hi.  Screen readers are expensive because 2 companies have a monopoly.
Although Code factory licenses voices, Nuance doesn't since they already own them.


On Tue, Nov 03, 2009 at 03:28:47PM -0500, Josh wrote:
> Hi,
> I think part of the reason why talks and mobilespeak are expensive is becausethey use synthesizers which are expensive to license like eloquence and scansoft. If they would use ESpeak or festival, free open source speech synthesizers, then that would probably bring down the cost a lot. 
> Josh
> send email to myself at jkenn337 at gmail.com www.satogo.com Get klango at www.klango.net it's free! Get NVDA www.nvda-project.org it's free! Grab Ubuntu at www.ubuntu.com it's free! and www.twitter.com/jkenn337 follow-me-on-twitter. 

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