Back to Mobile View

Skip to Content

TUAW Deals

Tag: speechtotext

Mountain Lion 101: Dictation

What can I say about my love of Mountain Lion's new Dictation feature? I've wanted to be able to talk and have my words transcribed to text ever since I saw the original "Assignment: Earth" episode of Star Trek back in 1968 (image at top of post). That's actress Teri Garr talking to a typewrite...

Continue Reading

Will Dragon speech apps remain in the app store for iPhone 4 owners?

It was a bit of a shock to learn yesterday that the terrific Siri app, now owned by Apple, will get pulled from the app store. It's being done, I'm sure, to encourage people to get the Siri technology built into the new iPhone 4S. Although an interview with the co-founder of Siri indicated that t...

Continue Reading

iOS 5 speech recognition concept showcased in video

Recent rumors and a patent application suggest an upcoming version of iOS will include some form of speech recognition. Inspired by these revelations, graphic designer Jan-Michael Cart created a short video that shows how Apple could add this speech-to-text functionality to iOS 5. His concept...

Continue Reading

Apple patent reveals a text-to-speech and speech-to-text system for the iPhone

Apple recently filed a patent application for a text-to-speech and a speech-to-text converter designed to work in noisy environments. The patent describes a system that uses a converter included on the logic board of the phone. This hardware-based conversion would have a distinct advantage over...

Continue Reading

Encouraged by iPhone market, Nuance announces new medical apps

Dragon Dictation and Dragon Search from Nuance Communications were definite crowd-pleasers, so today the company is announcing specialized medical versions of the apps for physicians and medical professionals. The first app is Dragon Medical Mobile Dictation. It is designed to allow clinicians to...

Continue Reading

© 2014 AOL Inc. All Rights Reserved.