W3C Expands Speech Framework

 
 
By Darryl K. Taft  |  Posted 2004-03-22 Email Print this article Print
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

The World Wide Web Consortium last week published two key pieces of its Speech Interface Framework as W3C recommendations or standards, VoiceXML 2.0 and the Speech Recognition Grammar Specification.

The World Wide Web Consortium last week published two key pieces of its Speech Interface Framework as W3C recommendations or standards, VoiceXML 2.0 and the Speech Recognition Grammar Specification.

W3C officials said VoiceXML 2.0 combines Web-based development and content delivery with interactive voice-response capabilities, while SRGS ensures VoiceXMLs support for speech recognition.

The W3Cs Speech Interface Framework will enable users to use ordinary telephones to interact with Web services by keying in or speaking commands, officials said.

 
 
 
 
Darryl K. Taft covers the development tools and developer-related issues beat from his office in Baltimore. He has more than 10 years of experience in the business and is always looking for the next scoop. Taft is a member of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) and was named 'one of the most active middleware reporters in the world' by The Middleware Co. He also has his own card in the 'Who's Who in Enterprise Java' deck.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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