ARC 2022.08.24.00 (Runtime & Early Access)

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Change Release Notes

This update includes many back-end changes to the UI and audio engine. Specifically, the most significant changes were to the audio speech synthesis, which now allows audio effects.

- Cheat Sheet formatted in a tree view rather than a long scrolling list of items
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- Ability to load and save sound effect configuration settings

- Fix saving variable name in checkbox and Combobox for interface builder

- Audio speech synthesis effects (editable in the Speech synthesis settings robot skill)
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- speech synthesis settings have a Speed option

- ezb emulator now emulates the audio stream

- added Leonardo support for sr04 (it needs the updated firmware)

- display the ARC account email address in the log when loaded

- a new event for PWM in ezb class for OnChange

- PWM robot skill uses the new event for changing PWM rather than using a timer

- stop the ping radar, ping collision, and ping when attempting to read from an ezb that does not support the ping capability (Rather than filling the log with errors)

- Fix for loading projects with 20 robot skills without a subscription

* Changes to Bing Speech Recognition
- has a "Wake word" option
- plays a custom sound when hearing wake word
- has max recording time option

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#1  
I love the changes! 

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* Changes to Bing Speech Recognition
- has a "Wake word" option
- plays a custom sound when hearing wake word
- has max recording time option

The addition of a Wake word for Bing is an amazing addition. Now I can delete my custom method of using a wake word and use this built in method! I haven't tried it yet but I hope there is a way to run a script when the wake word is heard. Also I hope there is a way to turn off that custom sound. We'll see, I'm really excited to check this out.
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#2  
Make the wake word a blank sound if you don't want a sound.