For more than five years now, thousands of developers, and probably millions of users, have relied upon a free Google Text-To-Speech (TTS) service. This service has popped up in all kinds of places, from experimental demo apps to production telephone systems. However, Google has recently started requiring a human intervention (specifically, a CAPTCHA) before it […]
Speech-Enabling Web Apps An overview of the technology options for adding speech to web applications. It covers the HTML5 Speech Input API for speech recognition, using the Audio tag with 3rd party APIs for text-to-speech, and an overview of WebRTC application possibilities.