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The old 2D moose version created in Visual Basic 6, had a simple editor for adding and modifying phrases (jokes). This is what it looked like.
Here’s a new feature for the VB6 moose, that will be converted into a feature for the new 3D Moose. The Moose now knows what days are holidays, and will tell you, “Today is Valentines Day”, etc. And we have … Continue reading
What do you think? Are these eyes a little better than before?
This little post is where I’m recording some of the observations I’ve made about the Visemes that the Loquendo Simon voice generates, during SAPI speech. This will become useful info (I hope) for improving the lip sync animation code we … Continue reading
This little posting records some observations about the behavior of the SAPI voice Microsoft Sam. Just some things that I’ve noticed about things that will affect how to code for lip sync animation. In particular, this Voice’s behavior teaches me … Continue reading
I thought I’d try a wink at the end.
Here’s some notes that I’m making while testing the SAPI voice by a company called Cereproc, of their male SAPI voice ‘William’. It’s use of Visemes is pretty standard. But it uses quite a few visemes twice in a row.
In the VB6 project for the 2D Moose, we’re improving the lip sync, and discovering interesting undocumented things about how SAPI works. Sadly, we’re also discovering that some Voices are not being consistent in how they sent Viseme IDs. So … Continue reading
In this post, I’ll be showing a table of the SAPI visemes, listed by their numeric VisemeIDs. I need a place to put some simple animated gifs showing these, so I can look at them closely and improve them gradually. … Continue reading
When you use the Left-Right-Left mouse gesture to “shh” the Moose, he’ll show this funny face expression briefly before disappearing.