Web Unleashed 2015

2015-09-16 00:00:00 2015-09-18 00:00:00 America/Toronto Web Unleashed 2015 By attending Web Unleashed, you will get up-to-date on the skills to push you ahead in your career. You'll also have the opportunity to network and share ideas with like-minded professionals. Toronto FITC Toronto


Learn how you can use speech recognition effectively on mobile platforms. We’ll discuss what speech recognition is, and go over the current state of the W3C Web Speech API specification including which vendors have implemented pieces of the specification. Learn how to smooth over those inconsistencies, and contrast this with the native implementation of speech recognition on Android and iOS. Live demos on how to use speech recognition for dictation, querying the Web for answers, and translating English to other languages will be performed with full source code available after the presentation.


Learn how to add speech recognition capabilities to your web application.

Target Audience

Developers who are looking to add multi-modal or accessibility features to their web applications.

Five things audience members will learn

  1. The basics of speech recognition
  2. The status of the W3C Speech API
  3. How to recognize speech using JavaScript
  4. How to respond using Text To Speech (TTS)
  5. How to polyfil speech recognition into mobile browsers