Chrome Beta Channel Adds Support for 'HTML5 Speech Input API, GPU-accelerated 3D CSS'

Google Chrome beta channel is updated with a couple of new capabilities, especially for web developers. First, the chrome team working with the HTML Speech Incubator Group, have now added support for the HTML5 speech input API. With this API, developers can give web apps the ability to transcribe your voice to text. When a […]

Google Chrome beta channel is updated with a couple of new capabilities, especially for web developers.

First, the chrome team working with the HTML Speech Incubator Group, have now added support for the HTML5 speech input API. With this API, developers can give web apps the ability to transcribe your voice to text. When a web page uses this feature, you simply click on an icon and then speak into your computer's microphone. The recorded audio is sent to speech servers for transcription, after which the text is typed out for you.

HTML5 speech input API

Try it out yourself in this little demo.

The latest R10 release 0.10.156.54 beta also offers a sneak peek of GPU-accelerated 3D CSS, which allows developers to apply slick 3D effects to web page content using CSS.

Lastly, those of you on the beta channel will start seeing the brand new shiny Chrome icon on your desktops.

Chrome New Logo

Download R10 release 0.10.156.54 From: Beta Channel

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