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Annyang! Easily add speech recognition to your site

Annyang! Easily add speech recognition to your site
Go ahead, try it… Say "Hello!" Annyang! Let's try something more interesting… Say "Show me cute kittens!" Say "Show me Arches National Park!" Now go wild. That's cool, but in the real world it's not all kittens and hello world. No problem, say "Show TPS report" How did you do that? Simple. What about more complicated commands? annyang understands commands with named variables, splats, and optional words. Use named variables for one word arguments in your command. Use splats to capture multi-word text at the end of your command (greedy). Use optional words or phrases to define a part of the command as optional. What about browser support? annyang plays nicely with all browsers, progressively enhancing browsers that support SpeechRecognition, while leaving users with older browsers unaffected. It looks like your browser doesn't support speech recognition. Please visit in a desktop browser like Chrome. Related:  UI IdeasUXJQUERY

Sketchnotes From UX Australia 2012 The UX Mastery team were in sunny Brisbane last week for the excellent UX Australia 2012 conference. We had a blast and returned home feeling better educated, inspired, and connected. We’ll write more about what we learned at the conference in a separate post, but in the meantime I thought I’d publish the sketchnotes of twelve of the sessions that I attended. Unfortunately, because the conference contained two tracks, I wasn’t able to attend every session (I’m devastated that I missed Stephen Cox’s talk in particular, as I’m told it was amazing). I’m looking forward to the audio and slides from each presentation being published online in a few weeks. Here’s the set of all twelve sketchnotes: A huge thank you to Donna and Steve, the dynamic duo behind UX Australia. Luke & Matt between sessions at UX Australia 2012 Matt presenting “What the @#$% is UX Design?”

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