Speech-to-text dictation technology.

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I have an HTC desire C and want to turn off Google voice typing

The keyboard is so small that I keep hitting the voice typing microphone icon but I don't want to use that feature ever. It's too slow and lags. So, I want to turn it off completely. Under ...
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What is the list of commands to dictate punctuation, capitalization and line breaks?

I'm on a Sprint Samsung Galaxy S3 with Android 4.3. I would love to become a power user of the dictation feature to dictate text messages and emails. More often than not, however, I have to hand-edit ...
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Speech to text deletes my sentence

I am trying to use speak-to-type in QuickOffice, and when I try it at the beginning of item number 2 in a numbered list, it types the sentence and then deletes it again! If I go up to the existing ...
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“New line” using Android voice input [duplicate]

My quetion is - how I can enter "new line" symbol using android voice input? For example I tyr to create shopping list using Evernote and voice, but to create new item in list I must switch to ...
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When using “voice typing”, how can I capitalize a proper noun?

When I press the speech-to-text button on my keyboard, I can dictate some text. Say I have a pub called the Red Lion that I want to mention. How can I get it to type "Red Lion" instead of "red lion"? ...
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Speech-to-text with two languages

I really love using speech-to-text in my swiftkey keyboard, but I can't use different languages unless i go to Settings>speechtotext>language. This is quite boring and I hope there's a way to change ...
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Client-side speech-to-text apps/keyboard?

Are there any client-side speech-to-text alternatives to the built-in Google provided option? I do not want to depend on nor trust a third-party server. English and Norwegian language support.
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Missing voice input and output

I have no voice input and output option from my samsung galaxy s2 settings - help!
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can you “voice to text” without using wifi or data

Is there a way or app that allows "voice to text" when I am not near wifi or have data?
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TTS No longer working

About 6 months ago I had Jarvis working with Pico. I never really liked Pico's voices and it just stopped working all of a sudden about 3 or 4 months ago totally. It will still dictate SMS to me in ...
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How can I uninstall the local Speech Recognition from Google?

My Google Speech Recognition isn't working. When I use it (in Google Now, Evernote, etc.) it crashes the app. I'm guessing this is because I installed the local SR. (I did a Factory Reset on the ...
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How can I fix Google Speech Recotnition misbehaving: When it starts SR it freezes

Symptoms If I launch Google Now it seems OK (I can scroll the list of Cards, etc.) but if speak "google" it does not start voice recognition and it freezes (can't scroll the 'cards' down, etc.) or ...
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Remapping hardware key on keyboard to trigger voice input

On my Sony Ericsson Xperia Mini Pro running CyanogenMod 10, what I am trying to do is remap a key I never really use, like the capslock key, to trigger voice input. I know keys can be remapped ...
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Using speech-to-text in text messages [closed]

I've got an Android P690. When I go to compose text in a text message I would like to input it via the microphone by using Google's networked speech recognition engine. However when I hold down the ...
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Android speech recognition - how to get access to the audio files?

When doing speech to text using android mobile phone application, I've heard that the files are temporarily stored in /data/data/com.google.android.voicesearch/files after the user makes a recording. ...
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Voice to text app for Messaging ICS

I am using stock ICS 4.0.4 on my phone and it seems to be missing a utility which I have seen on other Android phones with ICS. It doesn't have the option for voice to text native app for messaging. ...
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Siri-like answers in Google Voice Search on 4.2

On my Nexus 7 (4.2, all updates, German), I can start searches using speech in Google Now, but I can't get it to do anything else. In particular: It never opens cards when I ask about the weather for ...
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Google Voice Input special characters and symbols no longer working?

I use Google's default voice input all the time, for texting and navigation and searching and such. Previously, if a scenario arose when I needed to include a symbol (such as an exclamation point!) or ...
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Speech-to-Text Uppercase Letter Problem

Whenever I compose any type of message through speech-to-text, a problem occurs which is rather annoying and seemingly, there is no workaround. The problem: Android capitalises the first letter of ...
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What phones support voice search? [closed]

I need a phone with Android operating system that supports voice search, and speech recognition. How can I understand if a phone supports voice recognition or not? Does each phone with Android support ...
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Reducing the list of language options

I would like to see an option that allows the list of available languages reduced to those I actually need. When I use Voice Search, switching between English and Spanish is a pain: way too many ...
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How can I improve the noise cancellation on my Nexus One?

Despite the highly praised Nexus One built-in noise cancellation, I need to use speech recognition in an extremely noisy environment with better noise isolation/cancellation. Is there a so called ...
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How the f*&% to stop voice-to-text from censoring profanity?

The voice-to-text feature is very useful, but every once in a while when sending an SMS or email message to a friend, I want to really let loose. However, Google, in their defense of my virginal ...
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Why does my Galaxy S now displays 'couldn't connect' when I press the microphone key

I have been entering numbers using the microphone key on the keyboard fine yesterday. All of a sudden, when I tried to enter numbers with the microphone key some time later, the message 'couldn't ...
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Why has speech-to-text stopped working on my phone?

I have an HTC Desire Z with Android 2.2. For some reason my speech to text convertor has stopped working. Everytime the soft keyboard opens up and I press on the small mike button, it says audio ...
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What are the privacy implications of using Talk-to-Text?

Given that the Android implementation of Talk-To-Text sends your voice to Google's servers, parses your speech into text, then sends the text string back to the handset, what are the privacy ...
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Why is voice-to-text input not working when disconnected from the Internet?

As you know, on Nexus One you can use voice input to enter text by speaking. Unfortunately, if you are disconnected from the Internet (even temporarily), this feature is unavailable. Why? On my ...
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What is the dominant factor for evaluating performance for TTS & ASR?

We know that CPU speed ("MFLOPS") alone is not the only factor that determines the performance of an Android device. Other factors include the I/O subsystem, memory speed and, of course, the software ...
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Voice command slow with large contact list?

On my HTC Hero running 2.1, the voice command is slow - both startup and processing. I have a large contact list (on the scale of 1000 contacts), and I suspect that is the cause. Does anyone know ...
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Best software to enable speech-to-text on HTC Desire

One of the notable features missing from the HTC desire that is found on the Nexus one is the speech to text. I am using google voice search and am impressed therefore what is the best software (free ...