Trying theses examples in the
0.15.7 version of atom-shell on a Mac with OS X Mavericks doesn’t produce any speech but also no error is thrown.
However, there’s one sign, that something went wrong. Logging
speechSynthesis into the console, the flags
The problem is, as far as I know, that there are no voices available.
speechSynthesis.getVoices() returns an empty array.