14 Jan

Tracking a FedEx Package with an HTML Scraper

VoiceXML Planet:

"One way to develop powerful VoiceXML applications is to leverage existing Web applications by simulating a Web browser and scraping the results via a programmable HTTP Web agent. This example allows users to track a Federal Express package, using the fedex.com Web site."

It dawned on many people that phones are best at voice, not keyboard input. So enabling web apps through voice control makes sense as far as usability is concerned.

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