SpeechRecognition: error event

Experimental

This is an experimental technology
Check the Browser compatibility table carefully before using this in production.

The error event of the Web Speech API SpeechRecognition object is fired when a speech recognition error occurs.

Bubbles No
Cancelable No
Interface SpeechRecognitionErrorEvent
Event handler property onerror

Examples

You can use the error event in an addEventListener method:

var recognition = new webkitSpeechRecognition() || new SpeechRecognition();

recognition.addEventListener('error', function(event) {
  console.log('Speech recognition error detected: ' + event.error);
});

Or use the onerror event handler property:

recognition.onerror = function(event) {
  console.log('Speech recognition error detected: ' + event.error);
}

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
Web Speech API
The definition of 'speech recognition events' in that specification.
Draft

Browser compatibility

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See also