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Linux.com: Speak to Me, Linux

Jan 20, 2005, 07:00 (5 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Josephine Ciuca)

"Voice control is the next step in human interaction with computers. Voice recognition, and its flip side, speech synthesis, can help you streamline your day-to-day work and organize your Linux desktop in a better way.

"To begin conversing with your Linux desktop, download the Sphinx-2 speech recognition engine and the Festival text to speech application. Although the CMU Sphinx Group provides several versions of Sphinx (Sphinx-2, -3, and -4), I use only Sphinx-2, as it is the fastest. Even though it is not as accurate as Sphinx-3 or Sphinx-4, it runs in real time, and therefore works well with live applications..."

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