Chant Enables Android Applications to Speak and Listen
New components accelerate development of speech enabled mobile applications
Los Angeles, California, September 14, 2020Chant Inc., a leading independent software vendor of speech technology tools, today announced updates in SpeechKit 9 that enables Android applications to speak and respond to voice.
Now developers have the ability to quickly and easily add speech recognition and speech synthesis (text-to-speech) capabilities to Android applications. SpeechKit 9 provides a common application interface for CereProc, Cepstral, Microsoft, Nuance and now Google Android speech technologies.
"Most interactive development environments (IDEs) provide support for developing and deploying to Android platforms," said John Earle, president and founder of Chant Inc. "Developers enjoy the same SpeechKit class experience and native programming language experience across platforms and don't have to worry about martialing data and class types."
New key features and capabilities provided by SpeechKit 9 include:
- SpeechKit class libraries (.jars) for native application integration with Google android.speech (recognition) and android.speech.tts (synthesis).
- SpeechKit .NET class libraries for Xamarin Android and Xamarin Forms application integration with Google android.speech (recognition) and android.speech.tts (synthesis).
- Delphi class libraries for Delphi multi-platform application integration with Google android.speech (recognition) and android.speech.tts (synthesis).
- C++ Builder class libraries for C++Builder multi-platform application integration with Google android.speech (recognition) and android.speech.tts (synthesis).
US Pricing and Availability
SpeechKit 9 new user pricing is $499. SpeechKit 9 is included in Chant Developer Workbench 2020 with new user pricing of $999. For more information about features and pricing, visit www.speechkit.com.
Chant Inc. is a leading provider of software and services that help organizations gain competitive advantage with speech technology. Chant is the first company to provide engine-independent middleware for developing desktop, mobile, web-enabled, and telephony applications that use speech technology. For more information, please visit www.chant.net. Getting the world talking with technology.
Chant, SpeechKit, and Getting the World Talking with Technology are trademarks or registered trademarks of Chant Inc. All other marks are owned by their respective companies.