Speech Recognition in iOS Devices

Speech Recognition, SR is a technique to translate audible words and phrases in spoken languages to machine-readable format. Speech Recognition depends on the accuracy of the software for reading voices and the capacity of the database to handle multiple languages and multiple voices.

Trained speech recognition systems decode a user specific speech, for further use, providing better accuracy. Speaker independent systems do not remain confined to one user and handle multiple voices.

Speech to Text or STT is used interchangeably with Speech Recognition Systems, but is in fact just one of the applications of SR. SR and STT help the users to control the device and direct it through speech, unfolding a completely different kind of User Experience in the very elegant iOS 7 design. The different apps enable voice dialing, call routing, device control, dictation, data entry, audible outputs from text with Text to Speech aids and user authentication to mention a few.

Speech recognition apps extend support to differently able people enhancing the Accessibility features of the iOS genre.

Virtual assistants like SIRI need no introduction to iOS users.

Speech Recognition Benefits and Applications

Speech Recognition Benefits and Applications

Speech Recognition Benefits and Applications

Libraries for Speech Recognition in iOS
There are several commercial libraries as well as Open Source libraries available for implementation of SR in iOS based devices, which can be used by iPhone and iPad application developers.

• PocketSphinx
An Open Source library providing support for both desktop apps as well as mobile apps. This library supports cross-platform development for Linux, Windows, Mac OS X, iOS and python language binding.

• VocalKit
A free library and wrapper for already available libraries like Pocket Sphinx as an aid for the iOS developers for creation of voice recognition solutions providing crisp Objective-C API.

• OpenEars
A free library for offline Speech Recognition and Text To Speech applications. OpenEars performs speech recognition and language model generation in English and in Spanish.

A TTS plugin for OpenEars, enabling tasks in both English and Spanish. It continuously listens for speech in the background and activates automatically. The multiple voice support allows up to 9 users including male and female voices with a good range of speed and quality level. Switching between them on the fly is quite easily achieved. NeatSpeech has seamless integration with Bluetooth, other communication protocols and a variety of audio & speech devices. The robustness of this plugin increases as interaction is through Object Oriented-C methods. The use of memory instead of disk improves the speed. NeatSpeech blends in smoothly into the Cocoa Layer of the iOS.

OpenEars provides a few paid plugins support for integrating new speech features into apps with ease for live speech recognition in real time. The engaging responsive behavior enables it to be used as a gaming input , enriching the user experience.

• Rejecto
A vocabulary rejection plugin for words and noises which are not a part of the vocabulary of the language chosen for the device. Rejecto is ready to use with OpenEars and adds value to the app.

• SaveThatWave
A plugin to add the capability of recording audio files from speeches making them available directly for later use.

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Microsoft’s ‘Window Phone 8’ Attract Mobile Application Developers

There are numbers of applications by apple and Google into the world of mobile application development. If we are going to focus onto the market share of these mobile applications giants then apple has highest market share in mobile application market. Currently apple is going ahead with its innovation concept. To survive into this tough rivalry of mobile application development market Microsoft launches its brand new release of “Window Phone 8”. Window Phone 8 has many exciting features compare to its older version.

Microsoft attract mobile application developers through its Newly Launched “Window Phone 8”

Window Phone 8

Hire Window Phone 8 Application Developers

Microsoft’s adopt and come up with new strategy to attract mobile application developers through its newly Window phone 8 OS. For that Microsoft is already looking forward to taking further steps like its increases online storage capacity for online development for its valuable clients of mobile application. Microsoft is thinking about reestablish its development platforms with extra additional features for developers. Also Microsoft attracts users for its new online store with new Window Phone 8 with the help of new innovative design strategies.

It is very beneficial to hire developers for window phone 8 OS. Because it’s include very interesting apps according to on going market demand of mobile applications. Like window phone 8 added online chat facility, online net meeting, application integration as well as data sharing facilities like photographs, data files etc. As Microsoft shows that why it’s easy to develop mobile apps for windows with several reasons. If you focus onto the total selling of Microsoft window 8 then, its reach up to more than 4 million upgrades of window 8 and Microsoft going to launch around 400 million new handsets of window based OS. It’s really good news for mobile application developers of all over the world. Because there will be a hike in demand of mobile application developers. Window mobile application also can be develop by using HTML and JavaScript. Study said that there is also hike in switching of mobile application platform.

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