TTS-based production of DAISY material is one of the most popular feature of the Pipeline 1. The Pipeline 2 is a good opportunity to redesign the TTS production system to better integrate with recent standards (SSML, PLS) and meet the users needs in terms of configurability and extensibility.
A general approach is to split the conversion process in smaller dedicated steps, rather than handling everything in a massive black-box step. This granular approach was also taken in the existing Pipeline 1 Narrator script, but with some limitation:
For the Pipeline 2, the general objectives are:
See the TTS WG overview for more details.
See the full list of the pages from the TTS WG.
See the full list of meeting minutes.