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.