Synthesizing web page text from a non-web application

Last reviewed: 9/10/2008

HOW Article ID: H090812

The information in this article applies to:

  • SpeechKit 6


The SpeechKit web component library provides a way to parse web page content for text automatically and a synthesize it.

With SpeechKit 6, this can be accomplished by passing the URL as the text source for the synthesis request.

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SpeechKit introduced an innovative way for web page designers and developers to offer synthesized playback of text on web pages.

Now web page text can be synthesized directly from applications not hosted in a browser. In SpeechKit 6, the ChantTTS StartPlayback method now supports URLs as text source using the new ChantPlaybackObject constant CPOURL. The following illustrates using CPOURL option:

ChantTTS.StartPlayback("http:\\";, 0, CPOURL)