Using SAPI with nAnt

I’ve been successfully using Microsoft’s Speech API (SAPI) in Visual Studio 2005 to create samples to demonstrate how we can harness text-to-speech capabilities. However, to get this to work with nAnt I had to be able to reference the Microsoft Speech COM component in the <references> section in a nAnt build file.

Getting real with speech

As part of the continuous research into new ideas, I’ve been helping out research and evaluate RealSpeak Telecom from Nuance. One thing that’s not instantly clear from the documentation is how to play back the ‘standard.pcm’ file that the standard demonstration application they provide generates. To be fair to them, they do tell you that… Continue reading Getting real with speech