Monday, February 22, 2010

Linux Voice Recognition and Speech Home Automation

Here is a video I made for the Syno contest:

Please read more!!

I was able to successfully cross-compile and run Julius Voice Recognition Engine on my Synology DS209.

I am working on trying to compile Festival w/ MBROLA engine in place of Flite for better TTS voices. I am also looking at Cepstral and AT&T Natural Voices.

Another good program to look at would be DomotiGa + Gambas for linux HA.


  1. Hi, did you tried to get Gambas crosscompiled? I'm the author of DomotiGa, and just bought an DS410, so will looking at it too. But there are a lot of dependencies, and have to do some reading on cross compiling for Synology.

  2. Can you be anywhere in the room and use voice control or you need to be near a microphone ?
    I have a similar setup but its more on remotely controlling lights and air condition. I added voice control too, I used sphinx4 but have to be near microphone for it to work which I don't like.

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  9. 1 the music in video is soooooooooooooo anoying re up it without the crappy music so i can here you and only you.
    2. setup a how to guide to do voice controling on linux please using just software i dont want extra hardware if i can help it to control 1 linux box, thanks.