Web Dev Break Episode 6

Cross-browser dictation

Chrome’s speech recognition means you can add dictation to your web apps today. That’s fine and dandy for Chrome users but how can we “cheat” to give dictation to everyone else?

Eliot Sykes

The Web Speech API specification is a good place to start if you want to get to grips with Speech Recognition in the browser. The examples are particularly helpful. Here’s the demo form used for the dictation in the video.