SpeechRecognition.continuous

The continuous property of the SpeechRecognition interface controls whether continuous results are returned for each recognition, or only a single result.

It defaults to single results (false.)

Value

A boolean value representing the current SpeechRecognition's continuous status. true means continuous, and false means not continuous (single result each time.)

Examples

This code is excerpted from our Speech color changer example.

const grammar = '#JSGF V1.0; grammar colors; public <color> = aqua | azure | beige | bisque | black | blue | brown | chocolate | coral | crimson | cyan | fuchsia | ghostwhite | gold | goldenrod | gray | green | indigo | ivory | khaki | lavender | lime | linen | magenta | maroon | moccasin | navy | olive | orange | orchid | peru | pink | plum | purple | red | salmon | sienna | silver | snow | tan | teal | thistle | tomato | turquoise | violet | white | yellow ;'
const recognition = new SpeechRecognition();
const speechRecognitionList = new SpeechGrammarList();
speechRecognitionList.addFromString(grammar, 1);
recognition.grammars = speechRecognitionList;
recognition.continuous = false;
recognition.lang = 'en-US';
recognition.interimResults = false;
recognition.maxAlternatives = 1;

// ...

Specifications

Specification
Web Speech API
# dom-speechrecognition-continuous

Browser compatibility

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See also