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This flow demonstrates how to make Voice Announcements with SONOS speakers using Google TTS.
- Google TTS – Pros: easy setup
- Google TTS – Cons: robotic voice
To convert text the Google ‘text-to-speech’ service is used. The TTS converts an arbitrary text to an audio file, several languages and voices are supported. An audio file is the result of the operation. The audio files stored on the realKNX file system. The SONOS speaker downloads the audio file from the realKNX via HTTP. The HTTP server provides the audio file to the SONOS speaker.
The input to Google TTS in this flow is either
- plain text or
- SSML, Speech Synthesis Markup Language
Download Code: sound-ui-google-tts.json
How-to import: Video Tutorial