This Say It Smart type handles the reading of a 9-digit social security
number. Many times, a social security number may appear with dashes after the
third and fifth digits. To avoid having to process the data before it is sent
to the plug-in, it will understand the social security number with these
optional dashes, though no punctuation other than dashes is allowed. It reads
it back digit-by-digit, inserting 150 millisecond pauses after the third and
The plug-in Java class can easily be extended to
create, in just a few lines of code, a new plug-in performing the same function
with a different pause length or additional formatting
(9 Digit Number)
The data can be handled in any of the following formats:
(As Digits w/
social security number is played back digit-by-digit with 150 millisecond
pauses after the third and fifth digits.
This fileset contains ten files: 0 through 9. It is
the only fileset required.
The silence file is used when Use Recorded
Audio is selected and when there is no TTS engine in the deployment.
The recorded audio requires silence pauses be inserted
between digits. These pauses are inserted automatically if using a TTS engine.
If you do not have a TTS engine in your deployment, then copy the silence file
to the same location on your media server as the number files. The silence file
must be 150ms in duration.