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Speech recognition

Started by: eldee
On: 03/02/2019 | 16:00
Replies: 14
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by: endorphin
on: 06/02/2019 | 16:38

@eldee FYI google have also recently launched two new apps to help people with hearing impairments https://www.blog.google/outreach-initiatives/accessibility/making-audio-more-accessible-two-new-apps...

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by: eldee
on: 06/02/2019 | 18:23
Thanks, @endorphin. I've installed the Live Transcribe app now. It's in development so may not be 100% just yet but early indications are pretty good.

I particularly like the high contrast white on black and the good font size. As my friends are elderly, sight is maybe not all that it used to be.

I look forward to trying it out with them!
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Message 12 of 15
by: afahmed
on: 06/02/2019 | 20:19

Is that available for Samsung phone? 

Message 13 of 15
by: eldee
on: 06/02/2019 | 21:08 edited: 06/02/2019 | 21:49

Yes, @afahmed, Samsung uses the Android operating system and will run apps from Google Play Store.

Open the play store and search for Live Transcribe.

 

When you have installed the app, a small icon like a person with outstretched arms should appear at the bottom of your screen. Tapping that will open the app, instantly ready to use. You will need an Internet connection to use it. 

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