Learn to develop advanced and exciting voice applications for Android using Packt’s new book and eBook.

January 2014 | Open Source

Packt is pleased to announce the release of Voice Application Development for Android, a practical, hands-on guide that provides you with a series of clear, step-by-step examples that will help you to build on the basic technologies and create more advanced and more engaging applications. The eBook, which is available in all the popular formats, is priced at $18.69, while the print book is priced at $36.99.

About the author:

Michael McTear is Emeritus Professor of Knowledge Engineering at the University of Ulster with a special research interest in spoken language technologies. He has been researching in the field of spoken dialogue systems for more than 15 years. He has presented on several occasions at SpeechTEK, a conference for speech technology professionals, in New York and London. He is a certified VoiceXML developer and has taught VoiceXML at training courses to professionals from companies including Genesys, Oracle, Orange, 3, Fujitsu, and Santander.

Zoraida Callejas is Assistant Professor at the University of Granada, Spain, where she has been teaching several subjects related to oral and multimodal interfaces, object-oriented programming, and software engineering for the last eight years. Zoraida focuses her research on speech technology and in particular, on spoken and multimodal dialogue systems. Currently, she leads a local project for the development of Android speech applications for intellectually disabled users.

Voice Application Development for Android is a practical, hands-on guide that provides readers with a series of clear, step-by-step examples which will help them build on the basic technologies and create more advanced and more engaging applications. With this book, readers will learn how to create useful voice apps that they can deploy on their Android device in no time at all.

Voice Application Development for Android
is for all those who are interested in speech technology and for those who, as owners of android devices prefer using voice applications. It will also be useful as a starting point for professionals who are experienced in Android application development but who are not familiar with speech technologies.


Voice Application Developement for Android
This book introduces you to the technologies behind voice application development in a clear and intuitive way. You will learn how to use open source software to develop apps that talk and that recognize your speech. Building on this, you will progress to developing more complex apps that can perform useful tasks, and you will learn how to develop a simple voice-based personal assistant that you can customize to suit your own needs. .

For more information, please visit: http://www.packtpub.com/voice-application-development-for-android/book

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