SpeechRecognizedEventArgs Class


Provides information for the SpeechRecognized, SpeechRecognized, and SpeechRecognized events.

public ref class SpeechRecognizedEventArgs : System::Speech::Recognition::RecognitionEventArgs
public class SpeechRecognizedEventArgs : System.Speech.Recognition.RecognitionEventArgs
type SpeechRecognizedEventArgs = class
    inherit RecognitionEventArgs
Public Class SpeechRecognizedEventArgs
Inherits RecognitionEventArgs


The following example is part of a console application that loads a speech recognition grammar and demonstrates speech input to the shared recognizer, the associated recognition results, and the associated events raised by the speech recognizer. If Windows Speech Recognition is not running, then starting this application will also start Windows Speech Recognition.

Spoken input such as "I want to fly from Chicago to Miami" will trigger a SpeechRecognized event. Speaking the phrase "Fly me from Houston to Chicago " will not trigger a SpeechRecognized event.

The example uses a handler for the SpeechRecognized event to display successfully recognized phrases and the semantics they contain in the console.

using System;  
using System.Speech.Recognition;  

namespace SampleRecognition  
  class Program  
    static void Main(string[] args)  

    // Initialize a shared speech recognition engine.  
      using (SpeechRecognizer recognizer = new SpeechRecognizer())  

        // Create SemanticResultValue objects that contain cities and airport codes.  
        SemanticResultValue chicago = new SemanticResultValue("Chicago", "ORD");  
        SemanticResultValue boston = new SemanticResultValue("Boston", "BOS");  
        SemanticResultValue miami = new SemanticResultValue("Miami", "MIA");  
        SemanticResultValue dallas = new SemanticResultValue("Dallas", "DFW");  

        // Create a Choices object and add the SemanticResultValue objects, using  
        // implicit conversion from SemanticResultValue to GrammarBuilder  
        Choices cities = new Choices();  
        cities.Add(new Choices(new GrammarBuilder[] { chicago, boston, miami, dallas }));  

        // Build the phrase and add SemanticResultKeys.  
        GrammarBuilder chooseCities = new GrammarBuilder();  
        chooseCities.Append("I want to fly from");  
        chooseCities.Append(new SemanticResultKey("origin", cities));  
        chooseCities.Append(new SemanticResultKey("destination", cities));  

        // Build a Grammar object from the GrammarBuilder.  
        Grammar bookFlight = new Grammar(chooseCities);  
        bookFlight.Name = "Book Flight";  

        // Add a handler for the LoadGrammarCompleted event.  
        recognizer.LoadGrammarCompleted +=  
          new EventHandler<LoadGrammarCompletedEventArgs>(recognizer_LoadGrammarCompleted);  

        // Add a handler for the SpeechRecognized event.  
        recognizer.SpeechRecognized +=   
          new EventHandler<SpeechRecognizedEventArgs>(recognizer_SpeechRecognized);  

        // Load the grammar object to the recognizer.  

        // Keep the console window open.  

    // Handle the LoadGrammarCompleted event.  
    static void recognizer_LoadGrammarCompleted(object sender, LoadGrammarCompletedEventArgs e)  
      Console.WriteLine("Grammar loaded: " + e.Grammar.Name);  

    // Handle the SpeechRecognized event.  
    static void recognizer_SpeechRecognized(object sender, SpeechRecognizedEventArgs e)  
      Console.WriteLine("Speech recognized:  " + e.Result.Text);  
      Console.WriteLine("Semantic results:");  
      Console.WriteLine("  The flight origin is " + e.Result.Semantics["origin"].Value);  
      Console.WriteLine("  The flight destination is " + e.Result.Semantics["destination"].Value);  


A SpeechRecognized event is raised by the Grammar, SpeechRecognizer and SpeechRecognitionEngine classes.

SpeechRecognized events are generated when one or more of the alternates from a recognition operation have a high enough confidence score to be accepted. To obtain detailed information about a recognized phrase, access the Result property in the handler for the event.

SpeechRecognizedEventArgs derives from the RecognitionEventArgs class.



Gets the recognition result data associated with the speech recognition event.

(Inherited from RecognitionEventArgs)



Determines whether the specified object is equal to the current object.

(Inherited from Object)

Serves as the default hash function.

(Inherited from Object)

Gets the Type of the current instance.

(Inherited from Object)

Creates a shallow copy of the current Object.

(Inherited from Object)

Returns a string that represents the current object.

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