[CentOS] Audio Output Timer Utility

Tue Jan 9 21:39:00 UTC 2018
Chris Olson <chris_e_olson at yahoo.com>

Thanks for the information on festival.I think that this will work for at leastsome of our applications.

    On Tuesday, January 9, 2018 12:43 PM, Frank Cox <theatre at sasktel.net> wrote:

 On Tue, 9 Jan 2018 17:34:32 +0000 (UTC)
Chris Olson wrote:

> One of our test directors suggested that we use a digital count-
> down timer with audio outputs to prompt test operators for their
> inputs or responses at appropriate times.  We have not found such
> a utility on our CentOS 6 distribution.

Use the sleep command and festival.

echo "one " | festival --tts
sleep 5
echo "two" | festival --tts
sleep 4
echo "ten thousand three hundred twelve " | festival --tts
sleep 50
echo "operation complete" | festival --tts

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