Volume 3, Issue 5 - September/October 2003

Article #1

Developing Multimodal Applications using XHTML+Voice


On the Internet, people use browsers to visit Web sites, access documents from networks, and fill out forms. With this growing capability to retrieve information, communications between users and their devices is receiving more attention. As devices become smaller, other means of input -- in addition to keyboard or tap screen -- are becoming necessary...

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Article #2

Developing X+V Applications Using the
Multimodal Tools


As computing devices become smaller and more pervasive, customers expect access to their data anytime, anywhere. With advances in the function, speed, and size of Personal Digital Assistants (PDAs) and cellular phones, coupled with an increasingly diverse set of users, the demands for flexible user interfaces from application developers have multiplied. Traditional visual interfaces, such as those provided by HTML pages, are no longer adequate to meet the public’s rising expectations for convenience, performance, and usability...

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Editor-in-Chief Jonathan Engelsma introduces the articles of the September / October issue of VoicexML Review.

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Rob Marchand uses this month's First Words column to look at a very specific area of interest – how catch handlers are selected. The reason we’re going to focus on this is that it can be a source of some confusion.

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This month, Matt Oshry, sorts out the differences between DTD’s and XML Schemas, their role in validating XML markup, and the many tools available to developers to take advantage of these technologies.

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