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Speech recognition software converts recordings of speech into text.

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How to add a new language to the list in Advanced Speech options (Speech Recognition)?

My problem is the exact same one as in this link. Unfortunately, the solution doesn't work on my system (Windows 10). I'm having trouble finding the right link for the "x64 Language Pack DVD ISO" ...
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Do either Dragon or Windows Speech Recognition use a dedicated graphics card or GPU when one is available?

Dragon and Windows Speech Recognition are two popular programs used for voice-to-text dictation and operation of a computer by voice. On my well appointed but 7-year-old laptop, both of these ...
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How can I force the spelling mode in Dragon NaturallySpeaking to only recognize the NATO phonetic alphabet?

Is there any way to configure Dragon NaturallySpeaking so that the spelling mode only recognizes the NATO phonetic alphabet to dictate alphanumeric characters?
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Does BestMatch V still have performance issues with Natlink in Dragon NaturallySpeaking? [closed]

http://explosionduck.com/wp/introduction-to-voice-programming-part-one-dns-natlink/ says: BestMatch V has performance issues with Natlink. The article was written over two years ago, and the ...
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How does apps like Voicea and others record Skype or Zoom calls?

working on a solution that will allow users to add a Zoom or Skype URL to their call to record their audio from that call. Saw that solutions like Voicea, Fireflies.ai and others are recording calls ...
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Chrome Speech Recognition API stopped working in one browser, but works in Canary (MacOS)

I've been using the Speech Recognition API for a few years now (nothing too complex), but after not using it for about a year it is no longer working in my main Chrome browser: Version 77.0.3865.90 (...
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Can we find a word in a song using python? [closed]

I am new to python. I want to find if a word is part of a song For example, if i have a rhyme "johnny johnny yes papa, eating sugar no papa" as an mp3 or wav file. I will give the word "sugar" and ...
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Dragon NaturallySpeaking takes a few secs to transcribe the first utterance after turning the mic on, but is fast to transcribe the other utterances

Dragon NaturallySpeaking takes a few seconds to transcribe the first utterance after turning the microphone on, but is fast (<0.5s) to transcribe the following utterances, as long as I don't turn ...
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How can I export my voice commands in Dragon NaturallySpeaking 12.5 when the microphone configured for the profile isn't plugged in?

How can I export my voice commands in Dragon NaturallySpeaking 12.5 when the microphone configured for the profile isn't plugged in? The "Open Vocabulary Editor" menu is a greyed out when the ...
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How to create a written transcript of a BBC radio broadcast where the media player does not provide Closed Captioning?

Am not entirely sure that this is the site to ask this question. If it is not, kindly migrate the question to the appropriate SE site. On June 15, 2018 BBC World Service Weekend aired a program that ...
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How to prevent Cortana from sending voice input to Microsoft AND still be able to use speech recognition

I want to prevent Cortana from sending voice input to Microsoft. But I still want to use speech recognition which will use installed 'Speech Recognition' feature. [I don't need Cortana, if Cortana ...
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Win10 keeps trying installing “English (US) Speech Recognition” and fails

Since a few days Windows 10 constantly nags me with an error message "Something happened, and we couldn't install a feature". By clicking on the error message I am brought to Manage Optional Features....
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Google voice speech recognition,beep(music) file location in android for rooted device

I am working on speech recognization where I am continuously listening to user input.I have made a loop through which it listens continuously. Whenever Recognizer starts to listen it will play an ...
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How to make a bulleted list with speech recognition?

I'm trying to outline my textbook using a speech recognition tool (windows speech recognition, google's voice typing, or any other free software). I haven't quite been able to get full outline ...
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Where I can test a speech grammer (GrXML) script?

I am developing a speech grammer in GrXML format to test the text returned by the speech engine. I tried to use Google Speech API but I found out that it does not support user provided speech grammer(...
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Is it possible to control my computer like JARVIS with WSR Macros and windows speech recognition Technology?

I am new to Windows Speech Recognition Technology. I have an idea to control my system like JARVIS. For that I need to interpret my idea as Windows speech recognition Macros. Before moving to Windows ...
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Impossible to select items DragonBar of Dragon NaturallySpeaking

When I open Dragon NaturallySpeaking 11, I can't select the items in the DragonBar. For example I click on Tools and the items like Transcribe Recording do not work. Could you help me?
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How to get Google to transcribe videos and provide subtitles?

Google Voice Input and Google Translate seems to have the ability to recognize speech voice from recorded voice. It doesn't work on recorded video. I like to know if there is a way to enable such ...
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Where is the decoded text located in pocketsphinx output?

I want to convert .wav file to text using Intel Edison board. I followed this thread and used the pocketsphinx_continuous -infile command as suggested in the thread. This gives a long CLI output. Not ...
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intel edison voice control - how to configure alsa

I want to implement a voice controlled wheelchair using Intel Edison. Basically I will say forward, left, right and stop to a microphone connected to the Edison board via the sound adaptor. For the ...
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Windows 8.1 speech recognition in different languages

A similar question has already been asked, but for Windows 7, and it was a while ago. I wanted to dictate in French and Slovene, as well as in English. Is it true that I can't switch the language to ...
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Launch CMD here for Dragon NaturallySpeaking

I'm a heavy speech recognition user, due to issues with my hands causing much pain. I've been trying to get a command written for Dragon that will launch the Command Prompt in the currently active ...
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Is there an updated version of Microsoft speech recognition for windows 7?

I recently got Voice Attack for my pc and I noticed sometimes it wont recognise words I'm saying and seeing as it uses the speech recognition engine that comes with windows is there an update or ...
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What is the difference between Nuance Dragon v13 Premium and Nuance Dragon v14 Individual?

What is the difference between Nuance Dragon v13 Premium and Nuance Dragon v14 Individual? Havent found a product page on nuance, but there are sales on amazon.
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Win10 + Kinect 2 as microphone

Trying to use my Kinect 2 (aka XBox One Kinect) with Windows 10 PC as a living room microphone. I have it hooked up using the official PC adapter, and it works pretty good -- when I have the Windows ...
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Installing Speech recognition language in windows 10 build 10074

I followed this thread to try to install an en-US speech recognition pack on windows 10 build 10074: Windows 8 Speech Recognition Language Under windows 10 this does not seem to work however. The ...
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Why is Windows Speech Recognition not working?

I've used Windows Speech Recognition in the past on my laptop - using the built-in microphone and also via the WO mic software which "makes" ones Android phone into a microphone. I've done a decent ...
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Windows 7 Home Premium how to download English speech recognition

I would like to use speech recognition in English on my Windows 7 PC. But my PC won't let me because it doesn't support the language that I use even though all my settings and other things are ...
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How Use Google's YouTube Speech Recognition without uploading videos to YouTube?

I have a lot of lecture video content that I would like to have the subtitles for. YouTube automatically generates subtitles for videos under certain conditions (those conditions are still somewhat of ...
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Reduce background noise and optimize the speech from an audio clip using ffmpeg

I extract audio clips from a video file for speech recognition. These videos come from mobile/other handmade devices and hence contain a lot of noise. I want to reduce the background noise of the ...
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ffmpeg does not recognize any audio filters

I am trying to reduce noise from the audio files I extracted from videos. The objective is to recognize speech, so I was trying to filter out the frequencies above 300 and below 3000hz. I tried to use ...
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How can I improve the accuracy of Windows Speech Recognition?

Why is Windows Speech Recognition (the app) in Windows 8 and 8.1 so pathetic? I've been using it since they first put it on their OS years ago and it has hardly improved in the slightest. It still ...
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Is there tool to quantify precisely how much lag Dragon NaturallySpeaking has?

I have two computers. On each of them Dragon NaturallySpeaking is installed. I would like to compare the recognition lag[*] between the two computers. Is there any tool to quantify precisely how much ...
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Excel 2010 - Voice command to select cell?

I am using Windows 8, but I would like to know if the solutions provided are also applicable in Windows 7. I use Excel 2010. What I want is a way to select a cell in an open excel worksheet, using ...
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Voice to text in Gmail?

Is there any way to enable voice to text (speech recognition) in gmail when using Chrome as a webbrowser? I really like the feature to search at google.com via voice and I'd also love to speak my ...
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How to run Speech Recognition in Windows 8 while the rest of the system is in another language?

Speech Recognition is built-in to Windows 8. Unfortunately, it refuses to run when the main operating system interface language is not one of the supported languages. My system is set to Norwegian. ...
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Win 7 - web browsing with speech recognition

How can I quickly access links on webpages using speech recognition? Using mousegrids is clumsy at best. I know this is similiar to asking "how can I browse the web without a mouse," but looking at ...
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How to add a custom command macro in Windows 8 speech recognition

I have tried a few options but its not working for me. I am using Windows 8 Pro. Can anyone show me how I can write my own custom command macros for speech recognition in Windows 8? I have tried ...
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google speech recognition offline linux

When I was doing some research on speech recognition, I saw some articles about the google speech recognition service on android being able to be downloaded and used offline on android. I also saw ...
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Speech Recognition and Macros for Linux

Recently I have been working on a little project involving speech recognition in Windows, I used the Windows Speech Recognition software that comes pre-installed and also the Windows Speech ...
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Better Way to Train (Calibrate) Mac OS X Speech Commands

I'm using the Speakable Items feature in Mac OS X, to voice activate some simple stuff like "Play Music", etc. Since I'm in a lab and put my macbook off to a corner of my desk, connecting it to a ...
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trigger speech input chrome mountain lion shift +cmd +.

hello every one can anyone help me in bringing back shortcut for speech input in chrome with mountain lion( shift +cmd +. ) the problem is that mountain lion uses shift +cmd +. for showing hidden ...
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Emacs saying: <M-kp-7> is undefined when dictating quotes with Dragon naturally speaking 12

I dictating my text via Dragon Naturally Speaking 12 into Emacs. Whenever I say (translation from German): 'open quotes', I expect something like " or » to appear on the screen, but I simply get a ...
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how to extend range of wireless PC headset/mic with multiple access points

I want to enable multiple users to walk through a warehouse and use a wireless headset/mic to communicate with their desktop PC's, using speech-recognition and text-to-speech integration, in order to ...
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Windows 8 Speech Recognition Language

I've got Windows 8 Pro installed (RTM version from MSDN). For an application I use I need to have the speech recognition language set to English - US. The only option I have is English - UK. I have ...
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What's the button on Windows Speech Recognition do?

I really like the speech recognition that comes with Windows 7, but I'm left wondering what this button does: It seems to do nothing, and the hover text doesn't really help me much. What does it do?
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Skype recorder with speach to text recognition?

I need a Skype conversations recorder with 2 features: 1. Group meetings recording. 2. Speech to text recognition. Does anybody knows about such software?
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Do I get additional speech recognition engines after installing Windows 7 language packs?

I am developing a speech recognition application on Windows 7. I have a Windows 7 Home Premium with en-US as language. It ships with an English speech recognizer engine. I would like to be able to ...
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Why does audio dictation software like Dragon work only from the speaker's side?

I don't want my laptop or mobile to just dictate/type down what I say, but instead write what the caller on the other end of the line says. Why doesn't Google or Nuance enable that functionality? Is ...
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Quality of bluetooth headsets as microphone

I'm thinking about getting a bluetooth headset to use primarily as computer microphone. Question is: do they typically have good quality compared to traditional wireless microphones (or classic wired ...