Richard Fateman <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
| Rob Warnock wrote:
| > As much as it pains me to suggest it, look at some of the "Voice XML"
| > vendors, such as Nuance, VoiceGenie, SpeechWorks, TellMe, LumenVox, etc.
| > They basically make boxes which you can pre-load with a URL, and when a
| > call comes in the box makes an HTTP "GET" request to that URL...
| Thanks for the suggestion. It is different from what I
| had in mind, which was to have a "multimodal" setup by which
| I mean a human sitting at a workstation would have a headset/microphone,
| and a stylus (and a keyboard sometimes).
| Your suggestion requires that the user make a phone call for the voice part.
Sorry, I was perhaps unclear. AFAIK, most of those boxes [or some versions
of them] *can* be used in dedicated applications. I was mainly suggesting
using the telephony-based versions for applications development, 'cuz the
initial outlay of capital equipment is a lot less...
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