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RE: OT: TTS Engine

From: Jeff Kusnitz <jk@us.ibm.com>
Date: Thu, 8 Apr 2004 07:51:56 -0700
To: David.Pawson@rnib.org.uk
Cc: www-voice@w3.org
Message-ID: <OF524D7AF3.1DAA3A78-ON88256E70.00517CD9-88256E70.0051A8B6@us.ibm.com>

SAPI is not an open standard, but JSAPI was reasonably open when it was 
defined (I don't know the current state of it), and MRCP is very open, 
being defined by a group in the IETF "as we speak"


Dave.Pawson wrote on 04/07/2004 11:47:52 PM:

>     -----Original Message-----
>     From: RJ Auburn
>     As for the subject of "standard" interfaces to TTS engines 
>     there are a few approaches out there:
>        * SAPI Speech API from Microsoft
>        * JSAPI from Sun Microsystems
>        * MRCP
>     None of the above will get you something plugged into a web 
>     browser but they are things to look at.
> I wonder if this interface area is of interest to W3C?
> Its not an area they touch normally I believe?
> Is there demand for an open interface, or do the above meet that need?
> regards DaveP
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