Microsoft Agent Sample

Hello World
(with Error Handling)

This page is a revised version of the Hello World sample.
It illustrates some basic error handling techniques.

to make Robby appear, say hello, and disappear.

Notice that clicking the button before Robby's animations
have been loaded displays an error message.
Watch the Status Bar to monitor loading progress.

This sample loads its character from an HTTP URL,
so you must be connected to the WWW and be able to
reach the server at,
or the sample will not work properly.

If you have never installed the Lernout & Hauspie TTS Engine,
you will be prompted to install it. Without the TTS Engine,
characters will not produce speech output.

Right-click on the page and select View Source
to examine the HTML code for this page.