In all of the examples so far, the language used has been English and the mode of interaction has been mainly speech. This chapter shows how to incorporate other languages into apps. The chapter also looks at how to build apps that make use of several modalities, for example, combining speech with visual displays.
In Chapter 2, Text-to-Speech Synthesis and Chapter 3, Speech Recognition, we have provided the groundwork to enable you to develop multilingual applications easily. With the
TTSLib library (Chapter 2, Text-to-Speech Synthesis) you can specify the language used for speech synthesis. Now we only need to make some small improvements to the
ASRLib (Chapter 3, Speech Recognition ...