Change Release Notes
This update to Synthiam ARC (Autonomous Robot Controller) introduces several improvements and fixes that enhance the functionality and user experience for robot enthusiasts and developers. Here's a summary of the key points and their benefits:
Auto Position Message Display The update includes a new message display for situations where no frame is selected or no servos have been added in the Auto Position feature. This improvement provides more explicit guidance to users, helping them troubleshoot and understand what steps they need to take next.
Auto Position Default Values Fix A critical fix has been made where the velocity and acceleration values in Auto Position default to -1, a common issue when using Dynamixel servos. This fix ensures that the Auto Position feature works more reliably out of the box, particularly for those using Dynamixel servos.
Speech Settings ControlCommand A new ControlCommand has been added for adjusting the speech speed value. This enhancement allows for more dynamic control over speech output, making it possible to change the speaking rate programmatically, which can be helpful in various interactive scenarios.
Audio Speaking Error Fix An error where speaking audio could fail due to a null buffer has been addressed. This fix improves the stability of the speech output feature, ensuring that robots can communicate without unexpected interruptions.
QR Code Generator Improvement The QR code generator now accepts a ControlCommand() to generate the code, and the resulting image resizes correctly. This update makes integrating QR codes into robot applications easier, which can be used for various purposes, such as information sharing or as part of a user interface.
Graph Painting Fix A graphical issue where buttons under a cursor were incorrectly painted into the graph has been fixed. This correction enhances the visual clarity and usability of the graph feature within the ARC software.
Bing Speech Recognition Wake Word Confidence The Bing speech recognition feature now includes an option to set the minimal confidence level for the wake word. This allows users to fine-tune the sensitivity of the wake word detection, reducing false positives and improving overall recognition accuracy.
Bing Speech Recognition Suggestion Hints Suggestions for the wake word are now displayed when using Bing speech recognition. This addition helps users understand what the system is listening for and can guide them in using the correct wake word to activate speech recognition.
Overall, this update to Synthiam ARC brings many improvements that make the platform more user-friendly, reliable, and versatile for creating and controlling robots. These enhancements improve the development experience and open new possibilities for robot skills and features.
- Includes a free 3rd party plugin robot skill per project
- GPT-Powered AI support
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- 2 or more PCs simultaneously
- Includes unlimited skills
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- And much more
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- Load and run any ARC project
- Operates in read-only mode
- Unlimited robot skills
- Early access fixes & features
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|Early access to new features & fixes||Yes|
|Simultaneous microcontroller connections*||1||255|
|Skill Store plugins*||1||Unlimited|
|Cognitive services usage**||10/day||6,000/day|
|Auto-positions gait actions*||40||Unlimited|
|Speech recongition phrases*||10||Unlimited|
|Vision resolution||max 320x240||Unlimited|
|Cloud project size||128 MB|
|Cloud project revision history||Yes|
|Create Exosphere requests||50/month|
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