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