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SpeechRecognition: end event

The end event of the Web Speech API SpeechRecognition object is fired when the speech recognition service has disconnected.


Use the event name in methods like addEventListener(), or set an event handler property.

addEventListener("end", (event) => {});

onend = (event) => {};

Event type

A generic Event with no added properties.


You can use the end event in an addEventListener method:

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

recognition.addEventListener("end", () => {
  console.log("Speech recognition service disconnected");

Or use the onend event handler property:

recognition.onend = () => {
  console.log("Speech recognition service disconnected");


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