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text to speech

Listens, Speaks, Looks around, Face tracking, Tweets, and kind of interacts
Using a
  Box Head Robot Update 02/08/2013 Box Head Base, his new mouth, Face Tracking, and he Tweets - See at the Bottom The Beginnings... Read more

RoboVoice speech synthesizer

I just got my lastest Servo Magazine (electronic subscription) and I saw a new speech chip for a nice rethro style robot voice. This new chip, RoboVoice, is like a brother to the SpeakJet, but with a built in text to phonemes converter (800 rules database). It costs $24.99 but for the Servo readers there is a discount for the month of November so you can get it at $16.99 from SpeechChips.com: http://www.speechchips.com/shop/item.aspx?itemid=22

Hands free! navigation from a known GPS point given a distance and bearing
I am looking at building a relativly 'hands free' GPS navigator for bush walking as a backup for magnetic compass work. Keeping track of distance and bearing in … Read more