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Software to create automatic subtitles (OS X)

This is one of the dreams of many many people and currently a perfect solution is not publicly available. However it can still be done with a bit of messy work. One method which will work if a) the ...
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Python Speech Recognition Library

You can use CMU Sphinx: free and open source recognizer library written in C but provides Python bindings often mentioned as one of the best open source speech recognition engines When looking for a ...
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Building speech recognition for a new language from scratch

Adding support for a new language is pretty straightforward, you actually just need to follow the documentation and you can get to the point. You also need to have a knowledge of the scripting ...
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Speaker independent voice command recognition

CMU PocketSphinx is specifically designed to work in cases where a small set of voice commands are employed. As it uses a word-dependent phone dictionary, this would allow you to easily map different ...
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Android keyboard with speech-to-text that does not use Google services

Swype seems pretty awesome. It has Dragon dictation instead for voice recognition: Swype comes with best-in-class voice recognition so you can go hands-free and dictate text quickly with a simple ...
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Speaker independent voice command recognition

Simon is exactly what you are looking for. Simon is not a full speech-to-text engine like Dragon Naturally Speaking is, but rather you can program Simon to recognize specific phrases and to perform ...
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Game based on speech recognition

If you want to play games without using the mouse, I highly recommend using a hands-free mouse. I personally use SmartNav on Windows (also available on Mac but I haven't tried it there): I use it all ...
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Speech to Text API for JavaScript

For Google Chrome 25 and later you can use the JavaScript Web Speech API: demo documentation. Some interesting points from the documentation: This specification was published by the Speech API ...
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Software to create automatic subtitles (OS X)

This Python 2 script use Google Web Speech API and FFmpeg to generate subtitles: https://github.com/agermanidis/autosub
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Software to create automatic subtitles (OS X)

There is also another option but it is even more work for you. That is using speech->text engine and a double-male 3.5mm audio cable to route your speaker output to your mic input. The quality will ...
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How to code with voice recognition?

This does not currently answer the question, but I have been working on a personal project since 2011 for this very purpose. While it isn't finished yet, I estimate it to be completed (and by ...
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Building speech recognition for a new language from scratch

See if any existing speech recognition systems have a way to add a custom language. That will save you years of effort. Even then, collecting a big database of your language's words and grammar will ...
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Voice-driven data entry for Windows

This isn't a direct answer to the question you posed. However, I notice that you mentioned attempts to use scanning. About thirty years ago I was working for a company that did clinical trials. In ...
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Open Source alternative to Wit.ai

Baidu Research released yesterday the code for its speech recognition library using Connectionist Temporal Classification implemented with Torch. Benchmarks from Gigaom:
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MP3/WAV to text (speech recognition)

Watson's Speech to Text This is the online demo of IBM Watson Speech to Text service. You may also use with any of SDKs available on their page. It can take a WAV file but not MP3, so you will want ...
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Android keyboard with *offline* speech-to-text that does not use Google services

TL;DR: afaik there is still no app, but open source backends now exist, so maybe it is easy to wrap it in a keyboard application I've started to build a prototype. About 5 years ago I discovered voice ...
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Theano-based libraries for RNN-based speech recognition

There are no plain Theano setups just because application of RNN to speech is not trivial, you need to have a good estimation before training to make the whole system converge. CTC implementation for ...
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Linux Command-Line Dictation

A Python utility to cover your bases: https://github.com/Uberi/speech_recognition Installation pip install SpeechRecognition Transcribing from WAV via command line: check https://github.com/Uberi/...
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Library to build a bot that can interview people over the phone

From what I can tell, you're looking at five primary components here: The dialer, responsible for placing the initial call, and handling the other phone related aspects. The core survey software, ...
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Speech Recognition: Free Software and Complete Privacy

Some list I did when asking Is there any decent speech recognition software for Linux?: CMU Sphinx CVoiceControl Ears Julius Kaldi (e.g., Kaldi GStreamer server) IBM ViaVoice (used to run on Linux ...
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linux spech to text (for german)

You can use Vosk, it supports German, runs offline and can transcribe speech with Python. You can also use the speech recognition server from docker. Latest big German model is here (1 Gb): https://...
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Speech recognition software application or website for speech-to-text conversion?

https://transcribe.wreally.com/guide/how-to-transcribe-semi-automatically-using-dictation/ "supports several languages including English, Spanish, Portuguese, Dutch, Chinese, French, Hebrew, ...
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Most accurate speech recognition for high-quality audio Spanish

https://transcribe.wreally.com/guide/how-to-transcribe-semi-automatically-using-dictation/ supports several languages including English, Spanish, Portuguese, Dutch, Chinese, French, Hebrew, Italian,...
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Offline JavaScript speech recognition library

Sure, check Pocketsphinx.js a pocketsphinx port created with emscripten To learn more about pocketsphinx check the tutorial.
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Customizable speech recognition

I wrote my own. Its rough, but it works. HNxVoiceCommand
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Customizable speech recognition

You can use Dragon NaturallySpeaking: works on Microsoft Windows nonfree allows to define customize voice commands (you need the professional version for Dragon NaturallySpeaking 13 and below) ~500 ...
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App to help hard of hearing (HoH) for phone calls/conversations/public lectures

RogerVoice seems interesting for cell phone calls using Android phones. http://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.rogervoice.app&hl=en) This application converts voice to text for the ...
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Open Source alternative to Wit.ai

Snips.ai is an alternative now (2019). Open source and privacy respecting. Their code is on github Edit: their console is not open source anymore since it was aquired by sonos.
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MP3/WAV to text (speech recognition)

On Windows there's the Speech Recognition API, which is very easy to use, as in a few function calls, and you're all set. https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj127860.aspx Otherwise, albeit ...
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Voice-driven data entry for Windows

Microsoft speech recognition allows you to specify grammar to look for. This way you restrict recognizer to look on other variants like "see for" and only look for letter and digit. This should ...
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