Advanced Roamer Sounds
This topic introduces you to Roamer’s sound abilities and shows you how to program music.
You’ll learn the potential of the Roamer to use sound. Much of this potential you’ll find under Advance Topics. This doesn’t mean they’re difficult to achieve, but they don’t belong in a basic programming section.
The table shows you can how you can use sound with Roamer.
|Music||You can program Roamer to play 14 notes (including a silent note) at 8 durations. You can do this at 5 different tempos and 3 octaves.|
|Prompt File||Tells you the status of Roamer.|
|Help File||Tells you how to program Roamer when you make a mistake.|
|Sound Effects||Add a sound effect – usually as part of an activity or to enhance a Roamer Character.|
|Recordings||You can record sound files and use them to create Roamer challenges – Roamer asking questions.|
|Text-To-Speech||You can challenge students to write text for Roamer to speak.|
|Activity Speech||Speech which is part of an Activity Behaviour like the Early Years Incy Wincy (Itsy Bitsy) Spider activity.|
|Voices||Roamer comes with a Standard Voice, selected by a customer survey as the best.|
|Languages||Roamer speaks any language you record and any language you can create using text-to-speech.|
The table shows Roamer’s default musical notes (1 to 14).
|Roamer’s Musical Notes|
|Roamer Pitch Number||Note|
Default Musical Duration (1 to 8).
|Roamer’s Note Values
|Roamer Duration Number||Note Value International||Note Value American|
|1||Semi Quaver||Sixteenth Note|