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RE: Experimental speech-recognition portion of JavaScript Speech API in Chrome

From: Young, Milan <Milan.Young@nuance.com>
Date: Thu, 20 Sep 2012 19:56:33 +0000
To: Hans Wennborg <hwennborg@google.com>, "olli@pettay.fi" <olli@pettay.fi>
CC: "public-speech-api@w3.org" <public-speech-api@w3.org>
Message-ID: <B236B24082A4094A85003E8FFB8DDC3C1A4A4C20@SOM-EXCH04.nuance.com>
Very nice work Hans and team.

Olli, any word from Mozilla on whether Firefox plans to release something similar?  If so, do you have a preference for receiving feedback via the CG or WG channel?

Thanks


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Hans Wennborg [mailto:hwennborg@google.com]
> Sent: Thursday, September 20, 2012 9:31 AM
> To: public-speech-api@w3.org
> Subject: Experimental speech-recognition portion of JavaScript Speech API in
> Chrome
> 
> Hi all,
> 
> We've implemented an experimental speech-recognition portion of the
> JavaScript Speech API [1] in Chrome, which we encourage you to try out.
> 
> It is available in the current Chrome Dev channel at [2] and in the upcoming
> Chrome 23 beta & stable releases. The API needs to be enabled explicitly by
> opening about:flags and click Enable under "Speech Javascript API".
> 
> Since the API implementation is experimental, interface names are prefixed
> with "webkit", i.e. code that uses it could look like:
> 
>   var s = new webkitSpeechRecognition();
>   s.start();
> 
> This prefix will be removed once the implementation and API are stable
> enough.
> 
> Also note that the API is not available from file:/// URLs (unless Chrome is
> started with --allow-file-access-from-files on the command line).
> 
> Thanks,
> Hans
> 
> 1. http://dvcs.w3.org/hg/speech-api/raw-file/tip/speechapi.html
> 2. http://dev.chromium.org/getting-involved/dev-channel
Received on Thursday, 20 September 2012 19:57:01 UTC

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