Chant Developer Workbench 2014 released

Develop applications that easily switch voices when synthesizing.
June 30, 2014 - 13:26
Feature Release

Chant Developer Workbench is comprised of essential tools and components for developing software that speaks and listens. As an interactive toolset, it provides a development and testing environment for working with the component libraries and the speech technology objects they manage. You can manage grammars, profiles, lexicons, recognizers, synthesizers and text-to-speech markup, interactively within the application software you develop and deploy.

Updates in 2014

  • Voice Switching - Develop applications that easily switch voices when synthesizing. Simply specify the voice name on StartPlayback requests.
  • Command Identifiers - Easily recognize commands using identifiers.
  • Collection Classes - Easily enumerate speech objects with new collection classes.
  • Persist Movement Data - Record and playback movement data from Kinect for Windows.
  • Developer Workbench IDE - Easily design, edit and test grammars, markup and voiceXML. Take advantage of a modern UI, advanced syntax editors, and resource browsers.
  • IDE Intellisense - Accelerate development with class library Intellisense documentation. Take advantage of C++, Delphi, Java, and .NET Framework class library documentation for IDE Intellisense.
  • Sample Projects - Now you can develop applications with the latest IDEs including VS2013, RAD Studio XE6 and Appmethod. Explore the new sample projects and IDE support for rapid application development.
  • Nuance Vocalizer Expressive - Develop applications that speak with Nuance Vocalizer Expressive.
  • Acapela Telecom Server and Mobile - Develop applications that speak with Acapela Telecom Server and Mobile.
  • CereProc CereVoice - Develop applications that speak with CereProc CereVoice.

About Chant

Chant is a provider of software and services that help organizations gain competitive advantage using speech technology. They are focused on providing solutions that enable you to do more with your computer by talking with it. Chant was one of the first companies to provide engine-independent components for developing desktop, Web-enabled and telephony applications that use speech technology.

Chant Developer Workbench welcome screen.

Chant VoiceMarkupKit

Fine-tune speech synthesis with text-to-speech markup.

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