The technology that enables us to communicate is developing faster than the applications that would harness it. As developers and integrators we have access to inexpensive text-to-speech, speech recognition, natural language understanding, several different varieties of text messaging, and even video, not to mention high-definition audio for voice. Combined with ubiquitous connectivity and pocket-sized devices, […]
Building Intelligent Assistants using FreeSWITCH, Speech Recognition and Text-to-Speech While most of us already know the power of FreeSWITCH for routing calls and hosting conferences, things really get interesting when we give FreeSWITCH a voice, and the ability to react to our speech. Fortunately for us, FreeSWITCH has broad capabilities for adding speech recognition and […]
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.
We made some noise last week about how the release of Adhearsion 2.4 brought greater engine portability and how this was a good thing for your applications, but what did we mean? Well, FreeSWITCH recently gained support for the Rayo protocol, and Adhearsion 2.4 updated its support for Rayo to the latest version of the […]
When I’m at conferences or working with Mojo Lingo clients, I’m often asked about voice application projects that use the Adhearsion framework. I’ve noticed that the majority of newcomers to the Adhearsion community have already chosen the VoIP platform they want to use. While I don’t have exact numbers, anecdotal evidence suggests that more often […]