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Hausa (Hausa) male text-to-speech model trained at 22050 Hz and is available to synthesize the Hausa language.
This Hausa (Hausa) male text-to-speech model is trained on the openbible dataset at 22050 Hz and is available to synthesize the Hausa language. The model is based on the VITS encoder.
pip install tts
tts --text "Hello, world!" --model_name tts_models/hau/openbible/vits
Hausa is a Chadic language primarily spoken in Nigeria and neighboring countries in West Africa. It is one of the largest languages in Africa, with millions of speakers. Hausa has a rich oral tradition and is used as a lingua franca in the region. It has a complex phonetic system with sounds representing different vowels, tones, and consonants. Hausa uses the Latin alphabet with additional characters to represent specific sounds.
The OpenBible dataset is a speech dataset that includes recordings of Bible passages read by various speakers. It is commonly used for developing applications related to biblical text processing or speech analysis.
VITS, also known as VQ-VAE-Transformer, is an advanced technique used for training audio models. It combines different components to create powerful models that can understand and generate human-like speech. VITS works by breaking down audio into tiny pieces called vectors, which are like puzzle pieces that represent different parts of the sound. These vectors are then put together using a special algorithm that helps the model learn patterns and understand the structure of the audio. It’s similar to how we put together jigsaw puzzles to form a complete picture. With VITS, the model can not only recognize and understand different speech sounds but also generate new sounds that sound very similar to human speech. This technology has a wide range of applications, from creating realistic voice assistants to helping people with speech impairments communicate more effectively.