Amazon Polly


The amazon_polly text-to-speech platform that works with Amazon Polly to create the spoken output. Polly is a paid service via Amazon Web Services. There is a free tier for the first 12 months and then a charge per million characters afterwards.

To enable text-to-speech with Amazon Polly, add the following lines to your configuration.yaml:

# Example configuration.yaml entry
tts:
  - platform: amazon_polly
    aws_access_key_id: AWS_ACCESS_KEY_ID
    aws_secret_access_key: AWS_SECRET_ACCESS_KEY
    profile_name: AWS_PROFILE
    region_name: 'us-east-1'

Configuration variables:

  • aws_access_key_id (Required if aws_secret_access_key is provided): Your AWS Access Key ID. For more information, please read the AWS General Reference regarding Security Credentials. If provided, you must also provide an aws_secret_access_key and must not provide a profile_name.
  • aws_secret_access_key (Required if aws_access_key_id is provided): Your AWS Secret Access Key. For more information, please read the AWS General Reference regarding Security Credentials. If provided, you must also provide an aws_access_key_id and must not provide a profile_name.
  • profile_name (Optional): A credentials profile name. For more information, please see the boto3 documentation section about credentials.
  • region_name (Required): The region identifier to connect to. The default is us-east-1.
  • name (Optional): Setting the optional parameter name allows multiple notifiers to be created. The default value is notify. The notifier will bind to the service notify.NOTIFIER_NAME.