Google Chrome 11 Brings speech input through HTML

Today new version of google chrome 11 released and added new exciting features, the ability to ‘talk’ directly to websites with the addition of support for the HTML5 speech input API.

Josh Estelle written on google chrome blog:
“Today, we’re excited to make a nifty feature widely available in today’s new Chrome stable release: speech input through HTML.”

Using Chrome, you can now translate what you say into other languages with Google Translate. If you’re translating from English, just click on the microphone on the bottom right of the input box, speak your text, and choose the language you want to translate to. In fact, you can even click on the “Listen” feature to hear the translated words spoken back to you!

Speech input through HTML is one of many new web technologies in the browser that help make innovative and useful web applications like Google Translate’s speech feature possible. If you’d like to check out more examples of applications built using the latest and greatest web technologies in the browser, you can check out more than 200 submissions by web developers on