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Audiotoolbox Plugin

Allows ARC to use UWP speech voices, change default audio devices, capture sound and route to an EZB.

+ How To Add This Control To Your Project (Click to Expand)
  1. Make sure you have the latest version of ARC installed.
  2. Select the Get button in this page to download the archive file.
  3. Double click the downloaded archive file to execute installer.
  4. The installer will add this control to ARC.
  5. Load ARC and press the Project -> Add Control button from the menu.
  6. Choose the Audio category tab.
  7. Press the Audiotoolbox Plugin icon to add the control to your project.

Manual

Allows ARC to use UWP speech voices, change default audio devices, capture sound and route to an EZB.

*** Version 14 ***

Minor bug fix (memory release)

*** Version 13 ***

Fix for ARC 2020.02.28.00 release

*** Version 12 ***

Fix for ARC 2020.02.19.00 release

*** Version 11 ***

Fix for new ARC version

*** Version 10 ***

ImportUWPVoices command restored

*** Version 9 ***

Bug Fix (UI sync monitor object waits indefinitely, solution pulse the monitor when leaving ARC) 

*** Version 8 ***

Build Fix 

*** Version 7 ***

Bug Fixes

*** Version 6 ***

Added Audio Session Tracking 

Audio Session Tracking mode can be configured to:
1) None
No tracking (default)

2) All
Tracks all audio sessions from all processes 

3) CurrentProcess
Tracks only the current process (ARC instance) audio sessions

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When the Audio Session Tracking is active (All / CurrentProcess) an EZ-Script variable $NumberOfActiveAudioSessions counts the number audio sessions are active (playing) on the default render (output) device.

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a value of zero means the render device is idle.

sample script:

Code:

#Say and do not wait
Say("How vexingly quick daft zebras jump!")

#wait 100 ms to allow the session counter variable to update
Sleep(100)

#at least 1 will be printed
print($NumberOfActiveAudioSessions)
#wait for #active audio sessions is zero (render/output device is idle)
WaitFor($NumberOfActiveAudioSessions=0)

Say("Jived fox nymph grabs quick waltz.")
Sleep(100)
print($NumberOfActiveAudioSessions)
WaitFor($NumberOfActiveAudioSessions=0)

print($NumberOfActiveAudioSessions)

*** Version 5

Cortana Voice Added

*** Version 4 : New Features

Code:


ControlCommand("AudioToolbox Plugin", "ImportUWPVoices")


The above script command allows ARC to access the UWP Voices.

How to use quick video:


*** Version 2 : New Features

Set Default Devices:

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Select the desired devices and press "Set Default" button

Set Default Devices via EZ-Script:

First configure the devices:

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script:

Code:


#SetDefault takes in consideration the device type (input or output)

#Set device 0 as default
ControlCommand("AudioToolbox Plugin", "SetDefault", 0)
SayWait("Hello Device 0")

#Set device 1 as default
ControlCommand("AudioToolbox Plugin", "SetDefault", 1)
SayWait("Hello Device 1")



*** Version 1

1) Start Capturing sound on device #1:

Code:


ControlCommand("AudioToolbox Plugin", "StartCapture", 1)


2) Set EZB #0 to listen to device #1:

Code:


#0 = EZB Controller Index (0..4)
#1 = Device Index (0..2)
#75 = Volume
ControlCommand("AudioToolbox Plugin", "StartEZBListen", 0, 1, 75)


2.1) Add EZB #1 to listen to device #1:

Code:


ControlCommand("AudioToolbox Plugin", "StartEZBListen", 1, 1, 100)


3) Stop EZB #0 to listen

Code:


ControlCommand("AudioToolbox Plugin", "StopEzbListen", 0)


4) Stop Capture on device #1

Code:


ControlCommand("AudioToolbox Plugin", "StopCapture", 1)


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Note:

You have the option to configure the 3 devices (device num: 0 .. 2):

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#31   — Edited
Crap, I knew I shouldn't have downloaded the Kindle version of the Catcher in the rye... Now CSIS (Canadian secret service) will be watching me...:p
Justin Bieber or Justin Trudeau ... can never remember which one is Prime Minister. To be honest I don't think it would matter.... Anyway one of them is going to be mad at me I guess....

Relax man and enjoy your plug-in......
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#32   — Edited
Fixed & Released. Please report any collateral damage.
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#33   — Edited
Hi, I just got back, Thanks ptp, whatever you did, it seems to work again.

Ever want to start a beginners coding class?

all the best

EZang
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#34  
hello ptp,, what is your price for another update?  Audio toolBox Plugin

thanks,

EZang
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#35  
Fixed & Released.
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#36  
100,000,000  thanks to you  my friend :-)

If you want to teach me, I am always ready to learn

I am taking java classes online now

thanks again

EzAng
#37   — Edited
@EzAng... Teach you what? How to write a plugin? If it is a plugin you want to develop you are taking the wrong course... I believe you need to learn C# instead.... Javascript in terms of ARC is used for coding or scripting as an alternative to ezscript.... 

Here's the link for making a plugin for ARC... ARC skill plugin
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#38   — Edited
Dunning-Kruger, how are you?

Today, I accomplished AIML Bot (added my code) Pandora bot, maybe tomorrow I will conquer C # or whatever which way the wind will blow me. 

I love learning, I have been using "processing" and java (object-oriented programming) to use the Kinect I have- cool stuff.

all the best to you

EzAng
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#39  
Fixed a minor bug and I've updated the build environment for VC142. Let's hope nothing is broken:)
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#40  
can't get it to work
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#41  
Ezang can you provide more details ?
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#42  
It keeps downloading
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says it requires a 3rd party plugin

then download again, again
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#43  
PTP I never heard back from you,

still keeps downloading,

the window says:

1) Close this plugin installer *
* 2) Exit ARC *
* 3) Double-click on the downloaded plugin file to launch this installer again *
* 4) Reload ARC and the plugin will be successfully installed *
* *
* *
* If you require additional assistance, please ask on the Synthiam community *
* forum. We'll be happy to help! www.synthiam.com *
* *
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Took 00:00:01.1429917

Press any key to close this window.


So I press any key to close this window, then it starts all over again downloading

EzAng
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#44  
@Ezang
I had no problem updating the last version.

Can you please restart your machine, click the plugin file and check if the upgrade is successful.
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#45   — Edited
ok I will

by the way, the audio Box plugin is greyed out - did you know that?

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Thanks, I will re-boot now

EzAng
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#46  
I re- booted


All good now,

cheers!

EzAng
#47  
Ah-ha! The #1 universal basic troubleshooting procedure for all computer based products still works! Reboot!
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#48   — Edited
lol  that's right my friend

the famous Reboot!

EzAng
#49  
haha true... but my all time favorite was >Format C:\s  :D
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#50  
how about  ctrl  alt  delete

I still use this, lol