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              <div id="page-wrapper">
  <h1>Web Speech Synthesis Demo</h1>
  <p id="msg"></p>

  <input type="text" name="speech-msg" id="speech-msg" x-webkit-speech>

	<div class="option">
		<label for="voice">Voice</label>
		<select name="voice" id="voice"></select>
	<div class="option">
		<label for="volume">Volume</label>
		<input type="range" min="0" max="1" step="0.1" name="volume" id="volume" value="1">
	<div class="option">
		<label for="rate">Rate</label>
		<input type="range" min="0.1" max="10" step="0.1" name="rate" id="rate" value="1">
	<div class="option">
		<label for="pitch">Pitch</label>
		<input type="range" min="0" max="2" step="0.1" name="pitch" id="pitch" value="1">

	<button id="speak">Speak</button>

              *, *:before, *:after {
  -moz-box-sizing: border-box;
  -webkit-box-sizing: border-box;
  box-sizing: border-box;

html {
  font-family: Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif;
  font-size: 100%;
  background: #333;

#page-wrapper {
  width: 640px;
  background: #FFFFFF;
  padding: 1em;
  margin: 1em auto;
  border-top: 5px solid #69c773;
  box-shadow: 0 2px 10px rgba(0,0,0,0.8);

h1 {
  margin-top: 0;

#msg {
  font-size: 0.9em;
  line-height: 1.4em;

#msg.not-supported strong {
  color: #CC0000;

input[type="text"] {
  width: 100%;
  padding: 0.5em;
  font-size: 1.2em;
  border-radius: 3px;
  border: 1px solid #D9D9D9;
  box-shadow: 0 2px 3px rgba(0,0,0,0.1) inset;

input[type="range"] {
  width: 300px;

label {
  display: inline-block;
  float: left;
  width: 150px;

.option {
  margin: 1em 0;

button {
  display: inline-block;
  border-radius: 3px;
  border: none;
  font-size: 0.9rem;
  padding: 0.5rem 0.8em;
  background: #69c773;
  border-bottom: 1px solid #498b50;
  color: white;
  -webkit-font-smoothing: antialiased;
  font-weight: bold;
  margin: 0;
  width: 100%;
  text-align: center;

button:hover, button:focus {
  opacity: 0.75;
  cursor: pointer;

button:active {
  opacity: 1;
  box-shadow: 0 -3px 10px rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.1) inset;

 * Check for browser support
var supportMsg = document.getElementById('msg');

if ('speechSynthesis' in window) {
	supportMsg.innerHTML = 'Your browser <strong>supports</strong> speech synthesis.';
} else {
	supportMsg.innerHTML = 'Sorry your browser <strong>does not support</strong> speech synthesis.<br>Try this in <a href="https://www.google.co.uk/intl/en/chrome/browser/canary.html">Chrome Canary</a>.';

// Get the 'speak' button
var button = document.getElementById('speak');

// Get the text input element.
var speechMsgInput = document.getElementById('speech-msg');

// Get the voice select element.
var voiceSelect = document.getElementById('voice');

// Get the attribute controls.
var volumeInput = document.getElementById('volume');
var rateInput = document.getElementById('rate');
var pitchInput = document.getElementById('pitch');

// Fetch the list of voices and populate the voice options.
function loadVoices() {
  // Fetch the available voices.
	var voices = speechSynthesis.getVoices();
  // Loop through each of the voices.
	voices.forEach(function(voice, i) {
    // Create a new option element.
		var option = document.createElement('option');
    // Set the options value and text.
		option.value = voice.name;
		option.innerHTML = voice.name;
    // Add the option to the voice selector.

// Execute loadVoices.

// Chrome loads voices asynchronously.
window.speechSynthesis.onvoiceschanged = function(e) {

// Create a new utterance for the specified text and add it to
// the queue.
function speak(text) {
  // Create a new instance of SpeechSynthesisUtterance.
	var msg = new SpeechSynthesisUtterance();
  // Set the text.
	msg.text = text;
  // Set the attributes.
	msg.volume = parseFloat(volumeInput.value);
	msg.rate = parseFloat(rateInput.value);
	msg.pitch = parseFloat(pitchInput.value);
  // If a voice has been selected, find the voice and set the
  // utterance instance's voice attribute.
	if (voiceSelect.value) {
		msg.voice = speechSynthesis.getVoices().filter(function(voice) { return voice.name == voiceSelect.value; })[0];
  // Queue this utterance.

// Set up an event listener for when the 'speak' button is clicked.
button.addEventListener('click', function(e) {
	if (speechMsgInput.value.length > 0) {

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