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What do I need to make a mobile application to type what you want to say and convert it to a PDF file or DOC file.

I mean : Typing without using keyboard.
Posted 27-Feb-13 8:34am
Updated 27-Feb-13 9:10am
Mike Meinz26.7K
DaveAuld 27-Feb-13 14:37pm
So if you are not using a keyboard, you are either using Gesture's or perhaps Speech to Text converter?
Sergey Alexandrovich Kryukov 27-Feb-13 15:04pm
I did it. From what I know, nearly hopeless, in fact. You can easily develop application recognizing few commands, but dictation... I would forget about it.
Maybe I'm unfamiliar with some more advanced products, I heard they exist, but never personally tried...
Sakura IK 4-Mar-13 13:40pm
Thanks :)
Johirul Islam Tarun 28-Feb-13 0:22am
I dont have like that, but I have solution for "Text to Spech"
Sakura IK 28-Feb-13 7:39am
Thank u all

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Solution 1

I have never had to develop a speech recognition program but below are two sets of references for you to start your research.

Microsoft Speech Technologies
* System.Speech Programming Guide for .NET Framework 4.0[^]
* Microsoft Speech Platform[^]

Dragon Dictate software
* Dragon NaturallySpeaking
* Dragon Mobile Apps
* <a href="" target="C"">Google Search for more Dragon Dictate articles
Sakura IK 28-Feb-13 7:39am
Good links, my 5.

Unfortunately, Dragon software is proprietary and commercial. As to the engine which comes from Microsoft free of charge for OS users, I tries it a while ago. It is done using DictationGrammar, but the results were disappointing, practically useless. It worked reasonably well only with small grammars, with would be good enough for command-driven UI, but not for dictation.

So, my question is: did you try Dragon dictation? If you did, how was that?

Good links, a 5.
Unfortunately, Dragon software is proprietary and commercial.

As to the engine provided by Microsoft, free of charge for OS users, it is done with the DictationGrammar. I tried it a while ago; and the results was disappointing, practically hopeless.


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