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Windows 7: Google touts speech in new Chrome beta, releases API for devs

15 Jan 2013   #1
Brink

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Google touts speech in new Chrome beta, releases API for devs

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Google has taken the wraps off the latest beta of Chrome, and is touting the concept of voice-driven web apps to developers.

Chrome 25 was released on Monday, and comes with a new Web Speech API providing developers the tools to build speech-to-text features into their own web apps

The new API provides scope for using voice in gaming, or as Google suggests in a demo, the ability to dictate a document directly to a browser, which can then be transferred to an email application.

The API lets developers use scripting to generate text-to-speech and use speech recognition as an input for forms, continuous dictation and control, Google said in the W3C specification for the API.

Read more at source:
Google touts speech in new Chrome beta, releases API for devs | ZDNet


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15 Jan 2013   #2
z3r010

 

I use the voice input on Chrome on my ipad, if it's as good as that (I cant remember it getting any of my searches wrong) then it will be a good addition.
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15 Jan 2013   #3
GEWB

Linux (Mint is primary) / XP, Win7 Home / Win7 Pro, Ultimate / Win8.1 / Win10 archived VM
 
 

I wonder how it will respond when Tourette syndrome kicks in...

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