Most of us will know how HTML forms work: inputs contained within the form send data to a url, by either a GET or POST request. This will result in the server being able to access this data on the other end. The way to do this usually goes something like this:
With the addition and extension of input types with HTML5 forms, one newcomer to the scene is the microphone input. This allows you to fill inputs, like a search or name field, through the use of your microphone. It is closely connected with mobile use and is currently only available on Chrome 11+ but not to worry because it shouldn’t be relied upon anyway and should, currently, only be used to enhance your forms.