Web Speech API (synthesis)

Enables web developers to incorporate speech synthesis into their web pages. Uses whatever the platform provides for synthesis.


Demo: simpl.info/tts


Editor's draft

Status in Chromium

Enabled by default (launch bug) in:

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

Consensus & Standardization

  • In development
  • No public signals
  • Shipped
  • Positive


Last updated on 2014-03-07