Biography Jim Larson
Jim specializes in training and consulting for user interfaces and voice-enabled applications. As co-chair of the W3C Voice Browser Working Group, Jim is a leader for the standarization of languages for developing speech applications, including VoiceXML 2.0, Speech Recognition Grammar, and Speech Synthesis markup Languages.
As a consultant, Jim uses his skills to presenta complete and unbiased information to both his clients and students.
As an educator at both Portland State University and Oregon Health Sciences University/Oregon Graduate Institute, Jim designs and teaches courses for user ingerfaces and speech applications.
As an author, Jim communicates commonsense ideas and practices for building and testing user-friendly speech applications. He is a contributing author for Speech Technology magazine, and has written many articles and books on user interfaces.