[FoRK] Google Talk

Sebastian Hassinger shassinger
Tue Aug 30 05:31:41 PDT 2005


If it's lower than about 80% it'd be useless, I'd bet. Only one way to
find out - I'll set up a little test. Any good open source speech reco
engines out there? If not - to the torrents!

On 8/29/05, Strata R. Chalup <strata at virtual.net> wrote:
> 
> This sounds like a really good idea.  My W.A.G. would be that the real accuracy
> of the speech recognition is more like 25 - 40%, which wouldn't be very useful.
>    In controlled conditions, eg at a cubicle desk, the folks leaving messages
> might be as much as 80 - 90% intelligible.  But in my experience, even when I
> call my cellphone voicemail on a landline for the clearest listening, I have
> trouble making out calls that were sent from cars, planes, and other important
> but noisy places.  Which unfortunately seems to be the majority of my voicemail
> traffic!
> 
> SRC
> 
> 
> Sebastian Hassinger wrote:
> > Why on earth hasn't someone strapped an industrial-grade speech
> > recognizing transcription service onto recorded voice message storage
> > and allowed you to read/search the indexed transcript? Even with the
> > seeming ceiling of 98% accuracy for speech reco it'd produce something
> > usuable, surely. Plus the text transcript could be cross-linked to the
> > recording, so that if something was unintelligible in the transcript,
> > click, listen to it yourself. Duh.
> >
> >
> >>
> >
> >
> 
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