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Windows has built-in speech recognition, at least in vista/windows 7. Just type speech into your start menu.


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The SAPI engine built into Windows also will do this.


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Just found the problem. Right click on the speech recognition window/icon, click options, uncheck "Enable Dictation Scratchpad". Not sure why ours were different since mine had it checked too, but unchecking it fixed hers.


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Windows Speech Recognition (only works with Internet Explorer): If you want to click a link, just say the link's name: like "Badges" (on this site) Alternative: say "Show numbers" and the software will create a number for each item on the screen, including HTML links in Internet Explorer. Then say the number and "OK", that is: "14 OK" Further ...


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To disable debug output of pocketsphinx, add an option -logfn /dev/null, then pocketsphinx will print only the decoded text, in your case it will print 000000000: who do


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Ok, solved it. There was some problem with the .asoundrc file. Replaced the content of .asoundrc with the following and it worked. Followed this link to solve it. pcm.!default { type hw card 0 } ctl.!default { type hw card 0 }


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There is no way that I know of to do that permamently, but there is the built-in editing command "no caps on" and "no caps off". After saying "no caps on" you can just say things like "seattle is not the capital of the state of washington, olympia is." All characters will appear in lowercase. That the lowercase mode is activated can be seen in the status ...


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From the documentation Dictating next word in all capital letters When you're dictating, you can enter a word in all capital letters by saying "All Caps" and then the word. For example, say "All Caps please" to get PLEASE. In the Medical Edition, you can choose to have important words appear in all caps automatically. See Capitalizing ...


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There exists a Dragon NaturallySpeaking extension called Utter Command that add some interesting comment to browse the web by voice as you can see in this video: Utter Command -- Browsing the Web with Firefox . Utter Command rely on the Firefox extension Mouseless Browsing, which is pretty good except that it does not working well for some websites, ...


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For /dev/dsp to work, the actual sound driver must be loaded (check index 0 in /proc/asound/cards), and the snd-pcm-oss module must be loaded.


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Just as a few guesses: Nothing changed in pocketsphynx's support of ALSA because, after installing the ALSA headers, you compiled pocketsphynx with ./configure and did not specify --prefix=/usr as a command line option to configure, so it installed it into /usr/local path. /usr/bin version of pocketsphynx is being launched instead, so your installed ...


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Windows 7 has built in voice recognition, useful mainly for dictation. There are some commands available, such as open a program, minimize a window, etc. But this begs the question - what kinds of things do you want to tell your computer to do when you can't see the screen? There is also a new Windows program called Mitini (download) which is similar to ...


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Just an idea, but you may try turning on some accessibility features (text to speech?) and see if that adds to your "away from the screen" experience when using the headset.


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It looks like you're able to record "Macro's" for speech recognition. This shows how to create macros. This is the tool you'll need to do so.


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They moved the speech recognition out of Office 2007 (it was in 2003) and into windows Vista/7



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