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Using the Speech Recognition and Synthesis .NET APIs

by Tony Thorsen

This is an introductory course on how to utilize the speech recognition and synthesis APIs in the .NET framework.

What you'll learn

This course introduces the Speech Recognition and Synthesis APIs provided by the .NET framework, which will allow developers to bring new accessibility experiences to their .NET applications. This course will guide developers from getting started with the recognition and synthesis concepts to actually implementing them in C# using a simple WPF application. XML standards, such as Speech Recognition Grammar Specification (SRGS) and Speech Synthesis Markup Language (SSML), will be covered in-depth, as well.

About the author

Tony Thorsen is a self-proclaimed, straight-up nerd. He earned a B.S. degree in Computer Science from Indiana University and a M.S. degree in Computer Science from IUPUI. Most of his development career has been centered around .NET, but he has also worked with Java, web technologies, C/C++, Objective-C, and many others, as well as creating a few apps on iOS and Windows Phone. Most recently, he has started digging into machine learning concepts and robotics. Tony loves to learn new things and pas... more

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