Emic 2 Text-to-speech module

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Emic 2 Text-to-Speech Module presentation

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.


Emic 2 Text-to-Speech Module 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)


Emic 2 Text-to-Speech Module 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


Emic 2 Text-to-Speech Module 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)


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Find out more about the Emic 2 Text-to-Speech Module in the following resources:

Emic 2 Text-to-Speech English sound sample Arduino code

DECtalk text-to-speech synthesizer engine user guideDECtalk text-to-speech synthesizer engine user guide

Emic 2 Text-to-Speech Module technical documentationEmic 2 Text-to-Speech Module technical documentation

Emic 2 Text-to-Speech Module schématicsEmic 2 Text-to-Speech Module schématics

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