[kwlug-disc] Speech to text

Paul Nijjar paul_nijjar at yahoo.ca
Tue Feb 15 21:38:05 EST 2011


On Tue, Feb 15, 2011 at 12:06:01PM -0500, unsolicited at swiz.ca wrote:
> 
> Are there not voice to text apps / devices out there? e.g. (Smart) Phones
> recording voice memos that get downloaded as text, or is it still aways
> downloaded as an audio file, and something on the computer has to do the
> translation?

There is an iPad/iPhone Dragon app that sends the voice data to an
offsite server for processing. Apparently it works well, but this is
again problematic for doctors because of the privacy
issues/legislation. 

- Paul

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