Chant Develops Framework to Master the Art of Conversation with VoiceXML

Chant VoiceXMLKit enables rapid development and dynamic Interactive Voice Response (IVR) applications.

Los Angeles, California, March 11, 2013—Chant Inc., a leading independent vendor of speech and natural user interface technology tools and components, announced today availability of a new toolset for developing and testing VoiceXML for dynamic interactive voice response applications.

Chant VoiceXMLKit is comprised of components and tools for creating, editing, validating, and interpreting VoiceXML including inline speech recognition grammars (SRGS) and speech synthesis markup language (SSML). VoiceXML documents can be developed and tested offline before deploying to servers. External speech recognition grammars can be created, compiled, tested, and dynamically generated with Chant GrammarKit. External speech synthesis markup language can be created, tested, and dynamically generated with Chant VoiceMarkupKit.

Chant VoiceXMLKit includes software components that handle the complexities of generating VoiceXML. Interactive Voice Response (IVR) applications now have the ability to dynamically generate VoiceXML at runtime.

"One-to-one relationship management is paramount for effective customer servicing with automated systems," said John Earle, president and founder of Chant Inc. "With VoiceXMLKit, developers have the flexibility to tailor the IVR conversation in a variety of ways and with their favorite programming environment."

Key features and capabilities provided by Chant VoiceXMLKit include:

  • Create, edit, validate, and test VoiceXML documents,
  • Create, edit, validate, and test inline speech recognition grammars (SRGS) and speech synthesis markup language (SSML),
  • Dynamically generate VoiceVXML,
  • Develop applications with popular programming languages such as C++Builder, C++, Delphi, Java, and .NET Framework.

US Pricing and Availability

VoiceXMLKit can be ordered today. Pricing is $499 per developer. VoiceXMLKit can also be ordered as part of the Chant Developer Workbench 2011 that includes a license for GrammarKit 4, KinectKit, LexiconKit 4, ProfileKit 4, SpeechKit 7, and VoiceMarkupKit 4. For more information about features and pricing and introductory promotions, visit

About Chant

Chant Inc. is a leading provider of software and services that help organizations gain competitive advantage with speech and natural user interface 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

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