Now developers of applications for Windows Mobile can easily add text-to-speech ability thanks to this SDK.
Digital Future Text-to-Speech SDK for Windows Mobile is aimed at helping Pocket PC software developers add text-to-speech functionality to their applications.
With Digital Future Text-to-Speech SDK for Windows Mobile :
? Software developers can use a standardized and easy to use API with various Windows CE speech engines;
? Software developers can program in their language of preference: C/C++ (supported natively), or eVB, VB.NET, C#, and Java (through a C DLL);
? Software developers will be able to test or debug their text-to-speech enabled applications in the eVC++ 4 emulator, directly onto the device or using Windows (R) Device Emulator v1.0 or higher;
? Software developers will have access to detailed API documentation and samples;
? Software developers will surpass the complexities of the various speech engine APIs through a simple interface like this:
InitDFTTSEngine( hWnd, NULL,NULL );
DFTTSSpeak( hWnd,"Testing the Digital Future Text-to-Speech SDK for Windows Mobile.",-1,-1,-1,-1,-1,DFTTS_TEXT_TYPE_PLAIN );;
? Software developers will get 24-hour telephone Developer Support.
? Free demo is available on our web site.
Digital Future Text-to-Speech SDK for Windows Mobile web page: http://www.digitalfuturesoft.com/dfttsmobilesdk.php
Credit: R. Petrov.
Commentary: with price of 585 USD this SDK certainly is not for amateurs, but having text-to-speech ability is absolutely vital in some applications and can make a difference between "application sold" and "application tried but not sold".