Archive for March 17, 2014

Text to Speech – WP8

Windows Phone 8 has included the Text to Speech feature out of the box in the platform.Text to speech is very easy to use in your App (only takes 2 lines of code) using ‘SpeechSynthesizer’ class.

Text to Speech

Text to Speech

Below is the code

            var synthesizer = new SpeechSynthesizer();

await synthesizer.SpeakTextAsync(“Your text here”);

Copy and paste above code in button ‘Click’ event.

Also we can set the ‘VoiceInformation’ (i.e., Language, Gender etc…) to the speech.

Refer link for more details.