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Error On Laptop And Pc, Cant Add Speed Recognition

Hello. when i try to add a speech recogniton, it pops up like this :

ee the end of this message for details on invoking
just-in-time (JIT) debugging instead of this dialog box.

************** Exception Text **************
System.NullReferenceException: Object reference not set to an instance of an object.
at EZ_B.SpeechSynth.StartListening()
at EZ_Builder.UCForms.FormSpeechRecognition.(Object , EventArgs )
at System.Windows.Forms.Form.OnLoad(EventArgs e)
at .OnLoad(EventArgs )
at System.Windows.Forms.Form.OnCreateControl()
at System.Windows.Forms.Control.CreateControl(Boolean fIgnoreVisible)
at System.Windows.Forms.Control.CreateControl()
at System.Windows.Forms.Control.SetVisibleCore(Boolean value)
at System.Windows.Forms.Form.SetVisibleCore(Boolean value)
at System.Windows.Forms.Control.Show()
at . (Object , EventArgs )
at System.Windows.Forms.Control.OnClick(EventArgs e)
at System.Windows.Forms.Button.OnClick(EventArgs e)
at System.Windows.Forms.Button.OnMouseUp(MouseEventArgs mevent)
at System.Windows.Forms.Control.WmMouseUp(Message& m, MouseButtons button, Int32 clicks)
at System.Windows.Forms.Control.WndProc(Message& m)
at System.Windows.Forms.ButtonBase.WndProc(Message& m)
at System.Windows.Forms.Button.WndProc(Message& m)
at System.Windows.Forms.Control.ControlNativeWindow.OnMessage(Message& m)
at System.Windows.Forms.Control.ControlNativeWindow.WndProc(Message& m)
at System.Windows.Forms.NativeWindow.Callback(IntPtr hWnd, Int32 msg, IntPtr wparam, IntPtr lparam)

************** Loaded Assemblies **************
Assembly Version:
Win32 Version: 4.0.30319.235 (RTMGDR.030319-2300)
CodeBase: file:///C:/WINDOWS/Microsoft.NET/Framework/v4.0.30319/mscorlib.dll
Assembly Version: 2012.12.28.0
Win32 Version: 2012.12.28.00
CodeBase: file:///C:/Program%20Files/EZ-Robot%20Inc/EZ-Builder/EZ-Builder.exe
Assembly Version:
Win32 Version: 4.0.30319.235 built by: RTMGDR
CodeBase: file:///C:/WINDOWS/Microsoft.Net/assembly/GAC_MSIL/System.Windows.Forms/v4.0_4.0.0.0__b77a5c561934e089/System.Windows.Forms.dll
Assembly Version:
Win32 Version: 4.0.30319.1 built by: RTMRel
CodeBase: file:///C:/WINDOWS/Microsoft.Net/assembly/GAC_MSIL/System.Drawing/v4.0_4.0.0.0__b03f5f7f11d50a3a/System.Drawing.dll
Assembly Version:
Win32 Version: 4.0.30319.232 built by: RTMGDR
CodeBase: file:///C:/WINDOWS/Microsoft.Net/assembly/GAC_MSIL/System/v4.0_4.0.0.0__b77a5c561934e089/System.dll
Assembly Version: 2012.12.28.0
Win32 Version: 2012.12.28.00
CodeBase: file:///C:/Program%20Files/EZ-Robot%20Inc/EZ-Builder/EZ_B.DLL
Assembly Version:
Win32 Version: 4.0.30319.1 (RTMRel.030319-0100)
CodeBase: file:///C:/WINDOWS/Microsoft.Net/assembly/GAC_MSIL/System.Configuration/v4.0_4.0.0.0__b03f5f7f11d50a3a/System.Configuration.dll
Assembly Version:
Win32 Version: 4.0.30319.1 built by: RTMRel
CodeBase: file:///C:/WINDOWS/Microsoft.Net/assembly/GAC_MSIL/System.Xml/v4.0_4.0.0.0__b77a5c561934e089/System.Xml.dll
Assembly Version:
Win32 Version: 4.0.30319.1 built by: RTMRel
CodeBase: file:///C:/WINDOWS/Microsoft.Net/assembly/GAC_MSIL/System.Speech/v4.0_4.0.0.0__31bf3856ad364e35/System.Speech.dll
Assembly Version: 2012.12.28.0
Win32 Version:
CodeBase: file:///C:/Program%20Files/EZ-Robot%20Inc/EZ-Builder/FFMPEG.DLL
Assembly Version: 2012.12.28.0
Win32 Version: 2012.12.28.00
CodeBase: file:///C:/Program%20Files/EZ-Robot%20Inc/EZ-Builder/aForge.DLL
Assembly Version:
Win32 Version: 4.0.30319.1 built by: RTMRel
CodeBase: file:///C:/WINDOWS/Microsoft.Net/assembly/GAC_MSIL/System.Core/v4.0_4.0.0.0__b77a5c561934e089/System.Core.dll
Assembly Version:
Win32 Version: 4.0.30319.1 (RTMRel.030319-0100)
CodeBase: file:///C:/WINDOWS/Microsoft.Net/assembly/GAC_MSIL/System.Web.Services/v4.0_4.0.0.0__b03f5f7f11d50a3a/System.Web.Services.dll
Assembly Version: 2012.12.28.0
Win32 Version: 4.0.30319.232 built by: RTMGDR
CodeBase: file:///C:/WINDOWS/Microsoft.Net/assembly/GAC_MSIL/System/v4.0_4.0.0.0__b77a5c561934e089/System.dll

************** JIT Debugging **************
To enable just-in-time (JIT) debugging, the .config file for this
application or computer (machine.config) must have the
jitDebugging value set in the system.windows.forms section.
The application must also be compiled with debugging

For example:

When JIT debugging is enabled, any unhandled exception
will be sent to the JIT debugger registered on the computer
rather than be handled by this dialog box.


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Are you using windows 7 or higher?
I have 2 Computers at the same time.
On both they give the error.
1 is a Laptop with Vista.
the other is a PC with XP on it.

Yet both have trouble starting the 'ARC Speach Recognition. , it crashes on both '

Yet, on the other side, if i run the 'sound servo' button, it moves on sound heard..
Can you run Speech Recognition inVista outside of EZB? Meaning have you gone through Control Panel and actually started it up, setup your microphone and trained the software to your voice? You may want to try it this way if for no other reason to see if it's actually working on your computer. There are thousands sites on the web that will walk you through this. A quick Google search by me just now found this little article:


When troubleshooting it's best to start at the source. I cant count how many times I've found my trouble has been that something was not plugged in or something stupid like that. My Great Grandfather always said "If you don't know where to start, always start at the beginning".

Good Luck,
Dave Schulpius
Ooo, did not know that voice recognation came with Vista.
I thought it was a feature that came with the Software of Ez-Robot..

Thank you
Ya, EZB uses Windows, ARC and your computer for most of it's amazing tricks. Let us know how it goes. *cool*
Aparantly Voice Recognition is not available for my language (dutch on vista)

I wish i could fool the voicerecognitiontool my language is english, soo it would atleast would run...
Dutch is a very cool language. I wonder if you upgrade to a newer version of windows like Win 7 Dutch would be supported? Then you'd also need to see if your computer could run Win 7.
heh, i dont need dutch to be supported. i'm very comfortable with english.

I just wish i could fool the voice program that my language is english.

Maybe i can download a language pack do-over or something..
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I have little experience with Vista but can you not select a language from a drop down menu in Advanced Speech Options? There is a topic about Speech Recognition not working only a couple of days old, in it are some screen shots of my Win 7 dialogue for Speech Recognition, is Vista similar?
Voice for Dutch is not supported in Vista.

You cant get it for Vista for Dutch.

If you install your system with Dutch Vista, it automatically tries to load the Dutch Version first.
And bugs out on that.

If there is a 'language' setting. its prolly after this error..
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ARC uses the Windows Speech Recognition settings, library etc. so I doubt a third party software would work.

Looking at e-speaking, it uses Microsoft's SAPI interface too which would mean it wouldn't work for you either.