Amazon Shopping – Just a Phone Call Away! Written on February 9, 2009, by coder.
How often you’ve had the need to check an item from an online vendor while shopping in a store? e.g. lets say you were in a bookshop and a novel looks interesting to you. Before purchasing it you want to go over reviews and maybe even want to do a comparative price search and possibly buy it online [...]
Getting Past the VoiceXML Limitations – VoicePHP Audio Player Written on February 3, 2009, by coder.
One of the shortcomings of VoiceXML is its inability to do pause, resume, forward and rewind during a voice playback functionality. VoiceXML specification doesn’t even include such increasingly common features. Brian Brown has succintly identified the lack of same in a well-written article “Is VoiceXML the Right Tool for Your Voice Application”?
Lack of such functionalities really impact the [...]
Listen to your Emails – Part I Written on January 28, 2009, by coder.
Continuing with the series of integrating voice into the web, here is an IMAP email client application. This code shows how VoicePHP can be used to easily write web applications which speaks and listens.
This demo does the following:
It establishes an IMAP connection to the specified IMAP server.
It fetches the new messages in the last 2 days.
It reads [...]