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Windows Phone 8 Game Development by Marcin Jamro

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Speech recognition and synthesis

Users can interact with applications and games developed for the Windows Phone 8 platform in many ways, for example, by touching, moving device, analyzing images from the camera, or even by voice. In this chapter, you will focus on the last approach. It can be a comfortable solution for performing some operations, without necessarily touching the device.

Concept

The Space Aim 3D game contains a few screens, which are accessible from the main menu. To demonstrate the mechanism of speech recognition, you will create an additional feature that makes it possible to navigate to a particular screen based on the recognized speech. What is more, message about the navigation target will be synthesized while changing the page. ...

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