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Re: free-form Voice Input

From: Liang Shen <liang@array.ca>
Date: Mon, 2 Oct 2000 08:40:17 -0400 (EDT)
Message-Id: <200010021240.IAA19022@fuji.array.ca>
To: "James P. Salsman" <bovik@best.com>
CC: giles.cope@xtempus.com, www-voice@w3.org
Appendix G of VoiceXML 1.0 spec: Proposed Extension - Transcribe, does
propose a solution Giles wants.

Cheers,

Liang

> Giles is correct, in that free-form audio input would be used well.
> 
> As of HTML 4, <input type="file" accept="audio/*"> was supposed to work.
> 
> So far none of the major borwsers have implemented this.  Mozilla seems 
> to be the closest, but who knows what Microsoft and Opera have up their
> sleves.
> 
> The advocacy is at:  http://www.bovik.org/devup/tbl-devup.txt
> 
> The hints are around:
>   http://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=46135
> 
>   Please vote now with this link:
>   http://bugzilla.mozilla.org/showvotes.cgi?voteon=46135
> 
> Cheers,
> James
> 
> > Date: Thu, 28 Sep 2000 12:04:46 -0400 (EDT)
> > From: Giles Cope <giles.cope@xtempus.com>
> > 
> > Can we have free-form (or nearly via the builtin: command)?
> > 
> > I've been hunting around the web trying to use VoiceXML to
> > transcribe a vocal message to an email, as an example application.
> > 
> > The only way I can think of getting round it by
> > using the record command and using javax.speech.recognition
> > to access the dictation facilities of the VoiceBrowser.
> > 
> > Is there a way to do it without this hack in VoiceXML 1.0,
> > and if not, will it be available in 1.1?
> > 
> > Giles Cope
> > Producer
> 
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