Questions tagged [speech-recognition]

Converting human voice into text

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speech recording and translate

I have a problem with converting from "wav" to "flac". Command: arecord -D plughw:0,0 -f cd -t wav -d 0 -q -r 16000 | flac - -s -f --best --sample-rate 16000 -o daveconroy.flac ...
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How to manually begin/end speech recognition with X11?

Having found speech recognition software that works well (see this question), I'm still left with needing integration, in my case, an easy way to activate it. The outcome I'm looking for is: Press a ...
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What are some current transcription or dictation software packages for Linux?

The Mozilla deepspeech project is interesting, but perhaps not sufficiently sophisticated. My results, at least, were underwhelming. Online transcription or dictation services are fine, but an ...
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Feedback on voice-recognition software for Linux

I'd like to get some feedback on any of the voice recognition software that is available for Linux. Free or paid.. That can type on any program and have enter key and right mouse click. I'm currently ...
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Detect simple voice commands

I would like to detect simple words or phrases from my microphone and perform actions based on those phrases. I've looked into Python libraries and Google text-to-speech but these seem like extreme ...
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Error while trying to run a python program

Error occurs when Trying to run a python with speech recognition and py audio.. ALSA lib pcm_dsnoop.c:641:(snd_pcm_dsnoop_open) unable to open slave ALSA lib pcm_dmix.c:1089:(snd_pcm_dmix_open) ...
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Kali - problem with kaldi/egs/voxforge/s5 run.sh

I try to launch run.sh but it fails. Does anyone know how to fix it? Text from terminal after launching run.sh: There was an error running the SLURM sbatch command. The command was: '/usr/bin/...
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Comfortable offline speech recognition software for Linux?

I'm looking for an offline speech recognition software for Linux which can handle also German language and which is easy to use and configure. I already tried CMU Sphinx and a few more others, but ...
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Native speech recognition software for Linux [duplicate]

I am looking for a user friendly speech-to-text software to run offline on linux. Simon needs a dictionary and training, I need a full dictation-able software, speechpad needs internet access, julius ...
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Use whole dictionary file with Julius or return null

I have successfully set up Julius to work with my own grammar and .voca files. The problem I have is that it always returns a suggested response, even though the phrase uttered may not sound like ...
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Is there any decent speech recognition software for Linux?

The short version of the question: I am looking for a speech recognition software that runs on Linux and has decent accuracy and usability. Any license and price is fine. It should not be restricted ...
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Redirect Output of Pocketsphinx_continuous to a file

I have an ugly command: pocketsphinx_continuous -samprate 48000 -nfft 2048 -hmm /usr/local/share/pocketsphinx/model/en-us/en-us -lm 9745.lm -dict 9745.dic -inmic yes Breakdown: It listens for any ...
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How can I run speech to text and save the result in a variable?

I would like to speak into my computer's microphone, have what I say converted to text and then have that available as a shell variable. Is this possible? I thought I might do it using Google's ...
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Running a C++ compiled program in the background and sending input whenever needed

I have a compiled program written in C++ for a UNIX environment which has this kind of structure: int main(){ ... LoadEngine() ... while(1){ std::cin >> buffer; ... ExecuteFunction(...
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Unable to use python speech_recognition lib Microphone class due to ALSA

I am attempting to write a speech recognition program for the raspberry pi, however I am facing some issues using python's speech_recognition library. From the error messages (posted below) I think ...
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arecord until sound level drops low enough

I am trying to implement constant voice recognition on my Pi at the moment, I am achieving this by having two threads running, one constantly recording (with arecord in a bash script) for X amount of ...
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Can pocketsphinx_continuous read from stdin?

There is one parameter -adcdev "Name of audio device to use for input.", but it doesn't say if this can be stdin. Can pocketsphinx_continuous read from stdin?
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Installing Simon Listens on Linux Mint

Recently I've heard about the Simon Listens package which enables you to create a speech recognition engine on Linux as well as windows. I have Linux Mind 14 - cinnamon installed on my laptop. I ...
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Convert audio to text

I heard about existence of some speech recognition systems, and it seems I need one of those. Basically, I have an audio file with speech (only one person is speaking most of the time), and I want to ...
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Logging in using voice commands with GDM

Is there a program capable of doing such thing? Something that would wait for me to either supply a username and a password, or select my username and a voice command that does the same thing.