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StoryHarp & IF
StoryHarp & Java
Installing and Using Microsoft AgentThe text-to-speech and voice recognition of StoryHarp depend on Microsoft Agent. Microsoft Agent was to developed by Microsoft to allow a computer running Windows 95 or Windows NT 4.0 to display animated agents which can interact with the computer user via speech and voice recognition. These agents show up on the computer screen as animated characters that float above all other windows. You do not need to install Microsoft Agent to use StoryHarp – stories will still be playable and editable without it. You might want to install Agent because speech input and output make the stories much more fun to play and test. Without Agent you will not be able to hear speech or sounds, or use voice recognition, but you can still play stories by clicking on options, reading the transcript, and listening to music. We suggest you read this entire section before downloading or installing Microsoft Agent. About Microsoft Agent If you already have text-to-speech or voice recognition software installed Downloading Agent Installing Agent Configuring Agent Microphones and recognition accuracy
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