A voice component for your next web app

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Siri, Cortana, Alexa, Google Assistant. They are all intelligent virtual assistants developed throughout the years, and can be extremely helpful if you know how to interact with them. One thing they have in common is that everything needs to be queried by speaking, which means the systems can understand our given speech and at the same time, be able to talk back. The same thing can already be achieved in Web by using one of the experimental technologies, Web Speech API. So today, we will introduce a web component, which has made use of that, namely voice-elements, developed by zenorocha.