The Speak Element

The Speak element is used to read out text as speech to the caller. It is very useful for dynamic text that cannot be pre-recorded.

Note: If you are using special characters like é, you need to encode these characters using the Numerical reference.

Attributes

voice string

The tone to be used for reading out the text.

Allowed values - WOMAN, MAN. Defaults to WOMAN.

language string

Language used to read out the text.

Allowed values - See Supported voices and languages below. Defaults to en-US.

loop integer

Specifies number of times to speak out the text. If value set to 0, speaks indefinitely

Allowed values - integer >= 0 (0 indicates a continuous loop). Defaults to 1.

Supported Voices and Languages

Danish value: da-DK
  • Woman - yes
  • Man - no
Dutch value: nl-NL
  • Woman - yes
  • Man - yes
English - Australian value: en-AU
  • Woman - yes
  • Man - yes
English - British value: en-GB
  • Woman - yes
  • Man - yes
English - USA value: en-US
  • Woman - yes
  • Man - yes
French value: fr-FR
  • Woman - yes
  • Man - yes
French - Canadian value: fr-CA
  • Woman - yes
  • Man - no
German value: de-DE
  • Woman - yes
  • Man - yes
Italian value: it-IT
  • Woman - yes
  • Man - yes
Polish value: pl-PL
  • Woman - yes
  • Man - yes
Portuguese value: pt-PT
  • Woman - no
  • Man - yes
Portuguese - Brazilian value: pt-BR
  • Woman - yes
  • Man - yes
Russian value: ru-RU
  • Woman - yes
  • Man - no
Spanish value: es-ES
  • Woman - yes
  • Man - yes
Spanish - USA value: es-US
  • Woman - yes
  • Man - yes
Swedish value: sv-SE
  • Woman - yes
  • Man - no