Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Piping Festival tts output to HighFidelity VR

This assumes you have already successfully compiled the HiFi interface in Ubuntu 16.04.

Install pavucontrol and festival:

sudo apt-get install pavucontrol festival

Run festival and the hifi interface in separate terminals.

Open pavucontrol and click on Recording tab.

In QtPulseAudio select Monitor of Built-in Audio Analog Stereo .

Feed text to festival:

festival> (SayText "Hello World!")

or for feeding a text file

festival> (tts "/home/hifi/frostpoem" nil)

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