Emic 2 Text-to-Speech Module

  • 30016: Emic 2 Text-to-Speech Voice Synthesis Module
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$59.99
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Product ID 30016
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$59.99

Overview

Give your project a voice! Designed in conjunction with Grand Idea Studio, the Emic 2 Text-to-Speech Module is a multi-language voice synthesizer that converts a stream of digital text into natural sounding speech. Its simple command-based interface makes it easy to integrate into any embedded system.

Key Features:   

  • High-quality speech synthesis for English and Spanish languages   
  • Nine pre-defined voice styles comprising male, female, and child   
  • Dynamic control of speech and voice characteristics, including pitch, speaking rate, and word emphasis   
  • Industry-standard DECtalk text-to-speech synthesizer engine (5.0.E1)

Application Ideas:   

  • Reading Internet-based data streams (such as e-mails or Twitter feeds)   
  • Conveying status or sensor results from robots, scientific equipment, or industrial machinery   
  • Language learning or speech aids for educational environments

Details

  • Single row, 6-pin, 0.1² header for easy connection to a host system   
  • Power requirements: +5 VDC, 30 mA idle, 46-220 mA active (depending on speech parameters and output load)   
  • Communication: Asynchronous 9600 bps serial (8N1)   
  • Dimensions: 1.25" W x 1.5" L x 0.37" H (3.17 W x 3.81 L x 0.94 H cm)   
  • Operating temperature: -20 to +70 °C (-4 to +158 °F) 

Downloads & Documentation

Download Details More Info
Emic 2 Arduino Example Code - 1.51 KB | updated: 29 Apr 2014 - 4:20 pm
Emic 2 Text-to-Speech Module Documentation - 227.73 KB | updated: 26 Sep 2012 - 10:16 am
Emic 2 Audio Sample - English - 5.26 MB | updated: 26 Sep 2012 - 10:07 am
Emic 2 Epson/Fonix DECTalk 501 User's Guide - 1000.09 KB | updated: 26 Sep 2012 - 10:19 am
Emic 2 Text-to-Speech Module Schematic - 642.47 KB | updated: 26 Sep 2012 - 10:18 am
Emic 2 BASIC Stamp Example Code - 2.86 KB | updated: 26 Sep 2012 - 10:21 am
Emic 2 Propeller Example Code - 16.11 KB | updated: 26 Sep 2012 - 10:22 am
Emic 2 Audio Sample - Singing - 3.62 MB | updated: 26 Sep 2012 - 10:13 am
Emic 2 Audio Sample - Spanish - 4.53 MB | updated: 26 Sep 2012 - 10:12 am
Emic 2 Bill of Materials - 80.65 KB | updated: 26 Sep 2012 - 10:20 am

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