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Re: Any implementation?

From: James Salsman <j.salsman@bovik.org>
Date: Wed, 19 Apr 2000 08:43:30 -0700
Message-ID: <38FDD422.CB197289@bovik.org>
To: Pravin Goel <PGoel@la.opus360.com>
CC: www-voice@w3.org
Pravin,

Thanks for your message:

> I am interested in the Voice Browser concept.
> Is there any implementation of the voice-architecture available for me to
> extend/use for understanding the advances currently going on.

These architecture implementations seem to have the most working 
code behind them; they seem to be primarily for telephony:
  http://www.voxml.com/voxml.html
  http://www.alphaworks.ibm.com/aw.nsf/techmain/voicexml

If you are looking for an actual voice browser, though, here's one:
  http://www.conversa.com/Web/Web.asp?CID=1&NID=16&PID=&MID=

If you are looking for a browser that can upload voice recordings 
for input to a voice-processing program, the official W3C position 
is that it is possible with HTML 4, a good idea, and someone should 
do something about it.  And if you want Microsoft to implement it, 
then do it yourself with an open source browser in order to "shame" 
them into implementing it.  Since it is such a good idea, why 
doesn't the W3C simply issue recommendation compliance criterion, 
publicly declaring that EMBED/OBJECT-based voice upload is not 
compliant and should be replaced with INPUT type=file accept=audio ?

Cheers,
James
Received on Wednesday, 19 April 2000 11:47:03 GMT

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