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[whatwg] Web API for speech recognition and synthesis

From: João Eiras <joaoe@opera.com>
Date: Wed, 02 Dec 2009 20:25:31 +0100
Message-ID: <op.u4br8tck2q99of@id-c0981>
On Wed, 02 Dec 2009 12:32:07 +0100, Bjorn Bringert <bringert at google.com>  
wrote:

> We've been watching our colleagues build native apps that use speech
> recognition and speech synthesis, and would like to have JavaScript
> APIs that let us do the same in web apps. We are thinking about
> creating a lightweight and implementation-independent API that lets
> web apps use speech services. Is anyone else interested in that?
>
> Bjorn Bringert, David Singleton, Gummi Hafsteinsson
>

This exists already, but only Opera supports it, although there are  
problems with the library we use for speech recognition.

http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml+voice/
http://dev.opera.com/articles/view/add-voice-interactivity-to-your-site/

Would be nice to revive that specification and get vendor buy-in.



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Jo?o Eiras
Core Developer, Opera Software ASA, http://www.opera.com/
Received on Wednesday, 2 December 2009 11:25:31 UTC

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