February 12, 2014 at 3:20PM PST in the Code for Thought Track
Description Create hands-free interfaces using new HTML5 speech API's. We will look inside two examples. TalkShow is an exercise in ambient computing, using the Web Speech API and Named Entity Recognition -- it eavesdrops on your conversations and shows images of things you mention. The Translating Telephone is a web app for multilingual conference calls, combining the Web Speech API and Web Real Time Communicaton (WebRTC) with text-to-speech and online translation services..