How NASA Can Help Microsoft

On an internal blog at Microsoft, I came across a posting by a Corporate VP on some books he was going read while on vacation.  One of the books was a autobiography of one of my hero’s, Gene Kranz, who was Flight Director for several flights in Project Gemini and Apollo. Kranz lead his team…


Windows Speech Recognition Getting Some Respect

When our new speech recognition for Windows Vista was demonstrated at the Microsoft Financial Analyst Meeting this past August, it went disastrously (read about it at my personal blog, along with links to the video). As I said in that posting, I was angry at first because the high-profile failure didn’t need to happen (Larry…


Browse the Speech API 5.3 SDK Documentation Online

You can download the full Windows SDK from here, but if you just want to read the documentation for SAPI, you can do so from this link. To browse the Managed Speech API documentation, here are the links to the various namespaces: System.Speech.AudioFormatSystem.Speech.RecognitionSystem.Speech.Recognition.SrgsGrammarSystem.Speech.SynthesisSystem.Speech.Synthesis.TtsEngine