Family Notes: A UWP Sample App (Ink, Voice, Face recognition)


Family Notes is a UWP sample app that demonstrates many Windows 10 technologies.


  • Speech recognition and speech synthesis by using the SpeechRecognizer and SpeechSynthesizer classes.
  • User detection using the MediaCapture and FaceDetectionEffect classes.
  • User facial recognition using the Microsoft Face API.
  • Activation through Cortana voice commands, defined in VoiceCommands.xml (a VCD file), using VoiceCommands and Activation classes.
  • Pen input using the InkCanvas API
  • JSON serialization using the DataContractJsonSerializer class.
  • Setting the app wallpaper using the Bing image of the day task snippet.

Download it from GitHub and try it out.

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