Creating a Speech Bot using Azure Speech SDK
Azure Cognitive Services offer a wide variety of services to add intelligence into an application. The Azure speech bot is one of those services offering the ability to verbally speak to an end user. It can produce speech from preformed text or conduct open-ended conversation in a natural manner. Azure Speech Bot service can be leveraged by a variety of programming languages and existing databases, offering a more human-like experience to customers.
Sam Nasr has been a software developer since 1995, focusing mostly on Microsoft technologies. He’s a Sr. Software Engineer with NIS Technologies where he consults and teaches clients about the latest .Net technologies. Sam has achieved multiple certifications from Microsoft (MCSA, MCAD, MCTS, MCT), and is the leader of the Cleveland C#/VB.Net User Group since 2003. In addition, he’s the leader of the .Net Study Group, an author for Visual Studio Magazine, and a 5x Microsoft MVP. When not coding, Sam loves spending time with his family and friends or volunteering at his local church.