You need to have Chrome 11 in order for this to work. Once you get to the HTML5 Rocks site, you’ll notice a field with a little microphone. Just click the mic icon and speak whatever it is you wish. In a few moments you’ll see that the word(s) appear in the text box.
This technology is similar to the Google Voice Search that the company has for smartphones. But instead of being trapped in a mobile app on a phone, the speech input API could be used for a number of things that creative developers will be able to come up with.
What uses could you see the speech input API being used for on the web?