Speech to text

JD jd1008 at gmail.com
Thu Jul 15 17:03:59 UTC 2010

  On 07/15/2010 08:54 AM, Petrus de Calguarium wrote:
>> Is there any software available which can can convert speech to text?
> I use tts, the reverse of what you want, so I found this very interesting and
> briefly searched the web. I located a lot of dead projects, mostly dating from
> the late 1990s, however, 2 projects appear to stand out:
> CMU Sphinx (Carnegie Melon University Sphinx) - no rpms available, just
> tarballs and I don't know how usable it is
> Simon (a future kde accessability application that appears to be seeing some
> progress) - no rpms available, but some indication that it might already be
> somewhat usable
> I didn't check, but I don't think there is any ASR (automatic speech
> recognition -- this appears to be the term usually used to describe this type
> of software) or speech-to-text software in the Fedora/rpmfusion repositories.
Also see http://java.sun.com/products/java-media/speech/

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