Google Chrome 25 Beta Includes The Web Speech API (Video)

By | January 16, 2013

Google Chrome 25 Beta Includes The Web Speech APIProvides a glimpse into the future.

If you thought that talking to your phone and/or tablet is a bad idea, wait till you read this. As of now, the latest beta build of Google Chrome 25 includes a support for the Web Speech API, which allows developers to integrate voice controls into their web applications.

For example, assuming that voice recognition isn’t that bad, you could “write” an email to your boss without touching a finger.

Ever wondered what is it like to code using your voice? It doesn’t get easier than that:

On a more serious note, here is another video, which explains everything pretty well

As far as other features go, Google Chrome 25 will also disable various 3rd party extensions that were likely installed without user permissions.

Google Chrome 25 Beta

[Thanks, Tibor]

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  1. Shane Bundy says:

    I’m sure Chrome has had this since before v25. I know Maxthon has had it for some time, but I don’t remember Chrome only having it now.