This Final Project is about text converter to phoneme as part of text to speech converter. Text converter to phoneme function to break aword or sentence become smallest fraction form from a uttering or oftennamed a phoneme form (syllable). Output in the form of phoneme yieldedby this converter will become input from converter system hereinafter. Textconverter to phoneme use microcontroller (ATMEGA 16L) as process takerand depositor program, input in the form of text typed [by] through keypad3x4. Output result from this converter (phoneme) will be presented also toLCD and also transferred to go to converter hereinafter (phoneme to speechconverter) through serial communications.Algorithm program that wear to break word become phonemepursuant get reference from technique automata. Phoneme pattern earnedrecognized is phoneme with regular pattern or elementary syllable pattern inIndonesian. So that for words foreign which have been entered will remainbe broken based on Indonesian spelling phoneme pattern. Text converter tothis phoneme have earned to recognize character form in the form of number (normalization of number process)Text converter to phoneme also measure up to portable, because itsfor pertained minimize and easy to be brought (mobile). Feebleness fromthis converter is not yet made available of character recognition in the formof punctuation mark.
Keyword: phoneme, microcontroller, LCD, keypad, automata, serialcommunications, portable