Voice Recognition System for FreeBSD...

Diego Montalvo dmontalvo at gmail.com
Thu Feb 4 16:14:47 UTC 2010

At this point just looking for a simple one word or maybe two word per
"session" speech to text....

On 4 February 2010 08:03, Mark <redtick at sbcglobal.net> wrote:
> --- On Thu, 2/4/10, Diego Montalvo <dmontalvo at gmail.com> wrote:
>> From: Diego Montalvo <dmontalvo at gmail.com>
>> Subject: Voice Recognition System for FreeBSD...
>> To: freebsd-questions at freebsd.org
>> Date: Thursday, February 4, 2010, 9:22 AM
>> Trying to test out voice recognition
>> software for FreeBSD is there a
>> recommended system (ports). Simply want to speak and have
>> the computer
>> "type" what ever it transcribes...
>> Thanks in advance!
>> Diego
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> IBM had a speech recognition engine that was open source, but it looks like they pulled it off the open list. I think is was Via-Voice
> Look at audio/sphinx.
> I did some research sometime back, voice to text is the golden egg.  Even with Microsoft based software, every person using it must "train" the software. Getting doctors and nurses to sit down and spend the time going through a list of words that they must repeate 10 to 15 times.
> Then they tend to alter the way they speak toward the end. When normal input is tried, too many errors. Transcribers must go over the text and audio file. Not much of a money or time saver at this point.

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