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Sample learner speech recognition speaking practice task assignments and screencast completions

  1. My initial test of W7ASR mV8MRY used an end-of-chapter web quest from a 1st-year German textbook. From reading for the gist to pronouncing an authentic target culture text is a challenge – make it extra credit.
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Software prerequisites for Speech recognition speaking practice tasks

  1. Tools needed for my LRC speaking practice task design using Windows7 Automated Speech recognition:
    1. proofing tools and tracking changes (suggest MS-Word),
    2. a screencast recorder (free MS-Community Clips: …
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Health and Fitness Issues Regarding Hand and Wrist Pain

There is probably no worse aggravation than having hand or wrist pains and you do not realize just how important your hands are until you are unable to use them because they hurt so dog-gone badly. 246 more words

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Microsoft Azure now uses speech recognition to help users search videos

Microsoft is putting its speech-recognition expertise into action on its Azure cloud platform with a new service that lets users index and search their audio and visual files based on the words that are spoken in them. 500 more words

Why Apple's iPhone 6 could come with a smarter Siri

The Siri personal digital assistant that ships with Apple’s latest iPhone could be considerably smarter than previous versions if recent hires are any indicator.

Last year Apple brought aboard some software engineers with formidable talent in… 392 more words


Samsung Galaxy devices deploy Sensory speech recognition technology

Sensory announces that its TrulyHandsfree voice technology is deployed across an array of Samsung’s iconic Galaxy products including smartphones, tablets, cameras, and wearables.

TrulyHandsfree is a always-on, always-listening voice control solution that just works. 113 more words


Apple expands Siri speech recognition research team based in Cambridge, Massachusetts

“On the eve of its next big product announcement, Apple is expanding its super-secret research office in Kendall Square,” Scott Kirsner reports for BetaBoston. “Several commercial realtors tell me that the Cupertino company has leased more than half a floor at One Broadway, an MIT-owned building that also houses Facebook’s small local team, several venture capital firms, and the Cambridge Innovation Center.” 147 more words