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Windows Phone 8 Recipes: A Problem-Solution Approach by David R. Totzke, Lori Lalonde

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CHAPTER 9

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Communications and Speech

Windows Phone SDK 8 provides new APIs to enable wireless communication using Bluetooth technology and Near Field Communications (NFC). Additionally, the SDK includes APIs that make it easy for developers to incorporate speech recognition and voice commands within the application. This chapter will cover the essentials of integrating these APIs within a Windows Phone application to enhance the user experience.

In this chapter, we will walk through the following recipes:

  • 9-1. Send Data Between Devices Using Bluetooth
  • 9-2. Send Data Between Devices Using NFC
  • 9-3. Launch Your App Using Voice Commands
  • 9-4. Incorporate ...

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