Design and implementation of a VoiceXML-driven wiki application for assistive environments on the web

Constantinos Kolias, Vassilis Kolias, Ioannis Anagnostopoulos, Georgios Kambourakis, Eleftherios Kayafas
2010 Personal and Ubiquitous Computing  
In this paper, we describe the design and implementation of an audio wiki application accessible via both the Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN) and the Internet. The application exploits mature World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) standards such as VoiceXML, Speech Synthesis Markup Language (SSML) and Speech Recognition Grammar Specification (SRGS) towards achieving our goals. The purpose of such an application is to assist visually impaired, technologically uneducated, and underprivileged
more » ... ple in accessing information originally intended to be accessed visually via a Personal Computer (PC). Users may access wiki content via fixed or mobile phones, or via a PC using a Web Browser or a Voice over IP (VoIP) service. This feature promotes pervasiveness to collaboratively created content to an extremely large population, i.e., those who simply own a telephone line.
doi:10.1007/s00779-009-0274-z fatcat:a5nkug67i5hxxl7q6rjiwrml7i