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i wonder if there is a good software that will run commands with voice recognition?

eg. if i say "delete temporary folder" it will delete that folder.

if i say "find symfony folder" it will find folder named symfony.

im running mac.

thanks

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Yeah... that's a good idea. –  Randolpho May 17 '10 at 15:45
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"format see colon".... followed by the sound of an entire room full of hard disks spinning up –  skaffman May 17 '10 at 15:55
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so are you actually planning on saying things like "see dee tilde slash" and "minus m minus u" into your microphone? seems like there's a lot of room for error here. –  nerdabilly May 17 '10 at 16:19
    
That's a good idea ONLY if there is not any "sh*t" or "atchoo" script that delete all files. –  kokbira Jul 14 '10 at 17:32

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It depends on the OS. Mac OS X has had limited capabilities in this area for some time. Windows has recently added this (in Vista I think, and Windows 7).

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That would be, were possible, nothing less but priceless ;-)

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Voice recognition cannot be used to run commands on computers. For an example of why this is true, please watch this video demonstrating Perl Scripting to Voice Recognition.

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Your link does not match what you say, a script is not a command. He asked for words, not some weird syntax that indeed causes problems on voice recognition. Voice Recognition programming is perfectly possible, you could combine Voice Recognition with Workflow Development for example. –  Tom Wijsman Jul 14 '10 at 14:17

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