Instance Property

preUtteranceDelay

The amount of time a speech synthesizer will wait before actually speaking the utterance upon beginning to handle it.

Declaration

@property(nonatomic) NSTimeInterval preUtteranceDelay;

Discussion

When two or more utterances are spoken by an instance of AVSpeechSynthesizer, the time between periods when either is audible will be at least the sum of the first utterance’s postUtteranceDelay and the second utterance’s preUtteranceDelay.

See Also

Configuring Utterance Speech

pitchMultiplier

The baseline pitch at which the utterance will be spoken.

postUtteranceDelay

The amount of time a speech synthesizer will wait after the utterance is spoken before handling the next queued utterance.

rate

The rate at which the utterance will be spoken.

voice

The voice used to speak the utterance.

volume

The volume used when speaking the utterance.