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Re: [kidsgames] kids programs
On Wed, 8 Dec 1999 firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> Steve Baker wrote:
> > email@example.com wrote:
> > >
> > > Ahh, excellent.. nice to see someone else is coding as well :) Yes,
> > > actually.. I'm working on an Interactive Storybook program with book
> > > authoring tools (using GTK). It's basically a glorified picture book
> > > with little sprites that animate when you click them, and a bit of
> > > sound. Text shows in the bottom 1/3 (roughly) of the window, picture in
> > > the top half.
> > >
> > > Current status is available at http://hardline.org/ for the curious :)
> > Cool! That's the kind of basic application we need.
> > One of the cool things that some of those things do is to highlight
> > the words on the screen as the audio reads them out.
> Well.. I hadn't planned on text-to-speech in version 1.0, but it's
> certainly worth investigating. Anyone know of a good open source text to
> speech engine; preferably one that doesn't require phonetic spelling or
it wouldn't really have to do text-to-speech, just read the story aloud, and
have it basically follow your voice with the highlight...
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