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Just as HTML fueled the growth of the World Wide Web, VoiceXML is the standard markup language that is enabling the rapid evolution of the voice Web," Steve Ehrlich, vice president of marketing at Nuance, said in a statement.
However, a major challenge is that none of these markup languages are in common use on the desktop computer systems used by most document creators -- even though some word processors can save documents in basic HTML format.
Based on eXtensible Markup Language (XML), MSML provides a common language that can be implemented by all application and media server vendors enabling simplified integration and broader solution interoperability.
In addition, Prophecy avoids the vendor lock-in forced by other proprietary platforms by employing the industry's first and only Voice Extensible Markup Language (VoiceXML) browser interface that can pass one hundred percent of the standard's mandatory and optional compliance tests.
Dividing features into modules makes it easier for markup language designers and implementers to incorporate those features into new markup languages in a consistent and effective manner.
org/ -- The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) announced new work on extensions to components of the Speech Interface Framework which will both extend Speech Synthesis Markup Language functionality to Asian and other languages, and include speaker verification features into the next version of VoiceXML, version 3.