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Text to speech converter in C#.NET

Introduction to .NET
.NET Architecture and factors
Code conversion in .NET
C# Language
Text to speech(TTS) converter
Steps for TTS Converter process
Architecture of TTS converter
Other features
Applications
Advantages
Limitations and future scope
Snapshots of the project

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Text to speech converter in C#.NET

  1. 1. TEXT TO SPEECH CONVERTER Submitted By: Mandeep(5711235)
  2. 2. CONTENTS  Introduction to .NET  .NET Architecture and factors  Code conversion in .NET  C# Language  Text to speech(TTS) converter  Steps for TTS Converter process  Architecture of TTS converter  Other features  Applications  Advantages  Limitations and future scope  Snapshots
  3. 3. INTRODUCTION TO .NET  .NET is a framework developed by Microsoft  New programming methodology  .NET is platform independent/cross platform  .NET is language insensitive  It includes a large class library known as Framework Class Library(FCL)  Microsoft also produces an integrated development environment largely for .NET software called Visual Studio  It provides language interoperability (each language can use code written in other languages) across several programming languages
  4. 4. .NET ARCHITECTURE
  5. 5. .NET Platform
  6. 6. Execution
  7. 7. Code Conversion
  8. 8. Visual Studio=>”Everything including IDE”
  9. 9. C# Language ◦ C# is intended to be a simple, modern, general-purpose, object-oriented programming language. ◦ Its development team is led by Anders Hejlsberg. ◦ The most recent version is C# 5.0,released on August 15, 2012. ◦ Developed specifically for .NET ◦ Enable programmers to migrate from C/C++ and Java easily ◦ Event-driven, fully OO, visual programming language ◦ Process of rapidly creating an application using an IDE is called Rapid Application Development (RAD) ◦ Language Interoperability and Reusability ◦ Windows Desktop, Windows Phone and Web Application & Services
  10. 10. TEXT TO SPEECH CONVERTER  It is the window application based on speech synthesis technology  It converts written text into spoken language  The first general English text-to-speech system was developed by Noriko Umeda in 1968 at the Electrotechnical Laboratory, Japan  There are many TTS conversion applications in market such as Text2Speak, CoolSpeech, Verbose, eSpeak,TextAloud etc  The procedure consist of two main phases:-  A)Text Analysis  B) Speech waveforms
  11. 11. A) TEXT ANALYSIS :- The input text is transcribed into a phonetic or some other linguistic representation B) SPEECH WAVEFORMS:- The acoustic output is produced from the phonetic and prosodic information
  12. 12. STEPS FOR TTS CONVERTER
  13. 13. ARCHITECTURE
  14. 14. TTS technology used in :  Apple : The first speech system integrated into an OS that shipped in quantity was Apple computer ‘s MAC intalk. The Apple Ios used on the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch uses VoiceOver speech synthesis for accessibility.  Android: Version 1.6 of android added support for TTS.  Microsoft windows: Coolspeech, Textaloud and ultrahal can perform various text-to-speech tasks such as reading text aloud  Internet: Currently, there are a number of applications, plugins and gadgets that can read messages directly from an e-mail client and web pages from a web browser or Google Toolbar such as Text-to-voice which is an add-on to Firefox
  15. 15. TTS technology used in:  Multiple companies offer TTS APIs to their customers to accelerate development of new applications Companies offering TTS APIs include  AT&T  IVONA  Neospeech  Readspeaker • For mobile app development:-  Android OS has been offering TTS APIs for a long time  Most recently, with iOS7,Apple started offering an API for text to speech
  16. 16. OTHER FEATURES :  Media player :-  It is a simple media player which plays all audio and video format files  Speaking Dictionary:-  Get meanings of the words present in the database  Tap your entry to hear the pronunciation  It also show synonyms and antonyms of the words
  17. 17. APPLICATIONS  Talking Calculator  Computer generated wiring instruction  Aids for the blind  Telephone inquiry service  Teaching machines  Usage in education and daily life
  18. 18. ADVANTAGES  Able to read large paragraphs  It offers a range of different accents and voices  Provide significant help for people with eyes disabilities  It can be adapted easily to say whatever users want them to say  Interacting application when user’s eyes and hands are busy
  19. 19. LIMITATIONS  No explicit emotions  Homographs(Pronunciation)  Prosody  Language specific problems  Special Characters and symbols
  20. 20. FUTURE SCOPE  Accuracy will become better and better  This application is also used in smart phones  Increasing variety of voices  This technology can also work in different languages like Kannada,Gujrati,Marathi etc.
  21. 21. SNAPSHOTS
  22. 22. LOGIN/REGISTER
  23. 23. MAIN PAGE
  24. 24. ABOUT
  25. 25. TTS CONVERSION
  26. 26. DICTIONARY
  27. 27. MEDIA PLAYER

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Introduction to .NET .NET Architecture and factors Code conversion in .NET C# Language Text to speech(TTS) converter Steps for TTS Converter process Architecture of TTS converter Other features Applications Advantages Limitations and future scope Snapshots of the project

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