Speech Synthesis Databases
In order to make building voices easier we offer speech synthesis databases
which serve as examples to the techniques described in the
- CMU ARCTIC, 18 single speaker
speech databases with around 1200 phonetically balanced uttrances.
- CMU INDIC, 13 single speaker
speech databases, Bengali (1), Gujarati (3), Hindi (1), Kannada (1),
Marathi (2), Panjabi (1), Tamil (1), and Telugu (3), often with English
- CMU Wilderness,
700 different languages, around 20 hours of aligned text and audio
per language. Mined from Bibles
Map of languages geolocated.
- CMU FAF, 107
paragraphs (15,000 words) of single speaker monologues with interesting
prosody. Based on Aesop's fables and country descriptions in the CIA
world fact book.
- CMU SIN, speech in noise:
while noise is playing in the speakers ear's (and when not).
- CSTR US KED timit University of
Edinburgh's male US TIMIT, 452 phonetically balanced utterances.
Limited Domain Databases