Monthly Archives: February 2010

Linux Voice Recognition and Speech Home Automation

Here is a video I made for the Syno contest: Please read more!! I was able to successfully cross-compile and run Julius Voice Recognition Engine on my Synology DS209. I am working on trying to compile Festival w/ MBROLA engine … Continue reading

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Flite TTS on a Synology NAS

I was able to successfully cross compile a text-to-speech engine called Flite which is very lightweight to run on my DS209j. This means you can use HEYU or Misterhouse to output speech upon an event. Here is my config … Continue reading

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Misterhouse on Synology NAS

Misterhouse: I’ve confirmed that misterhouse does work with /dev/usb/ttyUSB0. I recommend unzipping Misterhouse in /usr/local DiskStation> cd /usr/localDiskStation> gunzip < /volume1/Downloads/misterhouse-2.105.tar.gz | tar xvf – Make sure you run the configure which uses h2ph. h2ph is just a perl script, … Continue reading

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CM11a, Heyu, and domus.Link running on Synology NAS

I have an old HD11a which is just a re-branded CM11a, and I verified that it does work through the usb/serial converter I have. Using optware ipkg (ipkg is a must!) I was able to install HEYU. They also have … Continue reading

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Cross-Compiling Bottlerocket for CM17a Firecracker on Synology

Cross-Compiling Bottlerocket, which uses the Firecracker CM17a: Following the 3rd-party app integration guide; configure, make, make install. This puts it in your local machines /usr/local/bin. You then have to upload the program ‘br’ to your Synology in the same directory.Set … Continue reading

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Home Automation on Synology NAS

I am the proud owner of a Synology DS209j NAS. This NAS has firmware that allows much more than just storage. While I only wanted one computer on 2/47 in the house. I also wanted a home automation server. Unfortunately, … Continue reading

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