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General(specification)

License

Function(Convenient if you know)

Problem


General(specification)

  • Q1The cost for EPSON Voice creation tool?
  • AThe tool is packed in EPSON evaluation board, the license is updated every March.
  • Q2How to version up.
  • AEPSON will announce by email.
  • Q3Only 1 female voice?
  • AYes.
  • Q4What languages are supported?
  • AJapanese, English and Korean.
    Another language voice is prepared by a customer(recording etc) can be imported to the tool.
  • Q5Voice speed, pitch can be changed?
  • AYes, the tool supports the parameter.
  • Q6Intonation can be changed?
  • AYes, the tool supports the parameter.
  • Q7Output data format from the tool?
  • AEOV format EPSON original voice format, only EPSON Voice guidance LSI can be decoded.
  • Q8WAV format can be out from the tool?
  • ANo.
  • Q9The melody/audio file can be imported?
  • AYes, please change to 16kHz wav format and import to the tool.
  • Q10The voice data divide/combine is possible on the tool to reduce voice data size?
  • AYes, just insert "/" mark to divide point, the tool automatically divide, and by just drag-and-drop the combination is set automatically.
  • Q11The text data on Excel can be put on the tool?
  • AYes, just try copy&paste.
  • Q12The text on the tool can be copied on Excel?
  • AYes, just try copy&paste.
  • Q13What does that meas "phrase"?
  • AThe minimum parts for voice sentence.
    ex) "the bath", "temperature is", "41degree".
  • Q14What does that mean "sentence"?
  • A1 message for voice guidance "sentense" is structured by phrases.
    ex) the bath temperare is 41 degree.

License

  • Q1How to get Voice Creation tool?
  • AAfter user registration, EPSON will contact how to download.
  • Q2How to get the license?
  • APlase follow the step on the sheet packed in Evaluation board.
  • Q3License availability?
  • Aneed to update every March.
  • Q4"Voice synthesis(TTS) license is expired" is displayed.
  • APlease reply the email EPSON sent for previous license, or contact out distributor or sales.
  • Q5How to check MAC address?
  • APlease install EPSON Voice creation tool, and select "Help"->"about", then following window is displayed, you can recognise your MAC address.

  • Q6PC is changed.
  • APlease reply the email EPSON sent for previous license, or contact our distributor or sales.
  • Q7Want to create the voice data in parallel.
  • APlease reply the email EPSON sent for previous license, or contact out distributor or sales.
  • Q8What is KEYCODE?
  • AID for each customer EPSON provide.the customer needs to set on both EPSON Voice creation tool and LSI.
  • Q9How to get KEYCODE?
  • APlase follow the step on the sheet packed in Evaluation board.

Function(Convenient if you know)

  • Q1How to change the voice data file name(PS_XXXX.eov)?
  • AOnce modify the text, the voice data file name(numbering) is automatically updated.by following step initializing the number is possible.
    1. Change the order for your requirement on STEP2
    2. Select "Edit"->"ID renumbering"
    3. From top of the order, rename to PS_0001.eov, PS_0002.eov,...
  • Q2How to control new Voice ROM data simply.
  • AThe tool outputs command file based on new Voice data for Host CPU, so easy control is possible.

  • Q3Once edit the pronunciation on Step2, want to use same pronunciation.
  • APossible to use User Dictionary function.
  • Q4Possible to check the relation of the file name and the voice data.
  • AListed on seq_list.txt, ListingFile.lst the tool output.
  • Q5How to version up?
  • APlease uninstall the previous version and install new one.

Problem

  • Q1Become strange once sin wav data is imported.
  • ALike sin wav, it might be strange sound because of too much compress. for like sin wav, please use another tool listed on EPSON Speech & Audio Evaluation Kit download site. The tool is packed in "S1V3G340 evaluation tool".
  • Q2NO voice data output/Impossible to click "ROM" button for voice data creation.
  • A
    • MAC address might be changed, if a customer changes PC setting.
    • Please check MAC address by ESPER2 "Help"->"about".
    • If MAC address is changed, please contact our distributor or sales.
    • license expired (→please contact our distributor or sales)
    • not set license file in proper place
      (→set to install folder\EPSON\ESPER2\Misaki\data-common\verify\)
    • license file name is not right. (→set file name as "verification.txt")
    • KEYCODE is not set. (→please set KEYCODE EPSON provides)
    • Wrong KEYCODE is set. (→please set KEYCODE EPSON provides)
  • Q3Doesn't work well after install.
  • APlease uninstall and then install again.