Developing Telephony/Speech Applications

Speech applications allow user-to-user speech as the main medium for user input/output. Users provide the input (or select choices) in these applications, typically through the user's own natural speech, which is recognized based on a speech grammar by a speech recognition engine (ASR). For responses, a combination of synthesized text-to-speech (TTS) technology and prerecorded prompts are used. Speech applications are generally used in the telephony world, where the user interacts with an interactive voice response (IVR) application through a telephone. Apart from speech, the user can also use the 12-digit keypad of the phone as an additional input method.


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