Chant Enables Mobile Web Applications to Speak and Listen

New components accelerate development of speech enabled mobile web applications

Los Angeles, California, December 7, 2010—Chant Inc., a leading independent software vendor of speech technology tools, announced today general availability of SpeechKit 6 Web WinCE Deployment Edition, a new version of its component software that enables applications and web pages 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 Windows Mobile and CE web applications. SpeechKit 6 WinCE edition provides a common application interface for Cepstral, Microsoft, and Nuance WinCE speech technologies.

"Windows mobile, smart phone, and embedded systems are exploding in numbers as target deployment platforms for enterprise applications," said John Earle, president and founder of Chant Inc. "SpeechKit 6 Web WinCE Deployment Edition provides a fast and easy way with minimal coding effort to expand the reach of web application technology to these distributed platforms."

New key features and capabilities provided by SpeechKit 6 Web WinCE Deployment Edition include:

  • Speech recognition API support for Microsoft SAPI, and Nuance VoCon 3200 V2 and V3.
  • Speech synthesis API support for Cepstral SWIFT, Microsoft SAPI, and Nuance Vocalizer Automotive and Mobile.
  • Web script safe component libraries for Pocket IE.

US Pricing and Availability

SpeechKit 6 WinCE Developer Edition new user pricing is $199. SpeechKit WinCE Deployment Edition pricing is $199. For more information about features and pricing, visit

About Chant

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 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.