Web Speech API (synthesis)

Enables web developers to incorporate speech synthesis into their web pages. Uses whatever the platform provides for synthesis. Coming in M71, synthesis will have a few small changes. 1. Exposing the following existing interfaces: SpeechSynthesis, SpeechSynthesisVoice, SpeechSynthesisEvent 2. Adding a constructor to SpeechSynthesisEvent 3. Adding and exposing a new interface, SpeechSynthesisErrorEvent.

Comments

Demo: simpl.info/tts

Specification

Editor's draft

Status in Chromium

Blink>Speech


Enabled by default (tracking bug) in:

  • Chrome for desktop release 33
  • Chrome for Android release 33
  • Opera release 21
  • Opera for Android release 21

Consensus & Standardization

After a feature ships in Chrome, the values listed here are not guaranteed to be up to date.

  • Shipped
  • Shipped
  • Shipped
  • Positive

Owner

Last updated on 2018-09-26