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General Edwin: Impressive speech-to-speech app

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by metalmenance, Jul 25, 2010.

  1. metalmenance

    metalmenance Well-Known Member
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    I just found a very cool app called Edwin, Speech-to-Speech in appbrain
    installed and must say its makes you feel like you have truly a SMART phone. asked it weather, time, open app, spell a word, definition of word etc etc and it spoke it everytime, tried to stump it with weather in hong kong and it told me! lol
    anyway it takes voice command to a very big next level I think
    super cool and free!!!
     

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  2. NightAngel79

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    Just saw it as well, reviews were 50/50. So it performs well for you?
     
  3. tgseaver

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    Thanks, I love it! Works for me.
     
  4. Phydeaux

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    Just found this on app-brain, it's pretty amazing.
    I could try to explain what it does, but just watch the video, it'll explain everything.

    YouTube - Edwin Demo

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  5. Merging this with a thread already made about this app. (But am keeping your title since yours is more descriptive :))
     
  6. Pretkomel

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    Thanks, working good here.
     
  7. Blacklight82

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    Just downloaded it and I am impressed. Awesome app.
     
  8. NightAngel79

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    guess i'm gonna go ahead and download it. been on the fence.
    btw awesome avatar mercer
     
  9. yojoe600

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    didnt work for me lol
     
  10. imtoomuch

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    Sounds impressive if it works as advertised.
     
  11. Randino

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    It works pretty good, it's still in beta, but definitely some potential here, anyone that has it try this.

    Hit the speak button and say "Tell me about yourself"
     
  12. josh81

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    I did not like it. Uninstalled it from my phone.
     
  13. silverxbv2

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    That is pretty damn cool. Has serious, serious potential. Just gotta change that damn voice.
     
  14. tgseaver

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    Had my I phone friends over last night and show them Edwin,first thing they all did was try to find it in there market with no luck. lmao
     
  15. sail4fun201

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    put it on british. she sounds hotter.

    but i think the app name should be changed or the voice, because it's a woman voice for an app named edwin. little bit of a disconnect there.
     
  16. jprow507

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    This does look pretty amazing .... is this ONLY voice to voice though? For instance in VLingo I can say "search subject" and it will open the browser with results.

    Also I assume this doesn't have anything like SafeReader that announces texts, emails and calls?

    If those things were added this would truly be an unbeatable app.
     
  17. xpavar

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    Maybe Edwina?
     
  18. sirchadwick1

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    It only picks up certain commands... which wasn't many in my case. And half the time it doesn't recognize what I'm asking. I'll probably uninstall until major updates, but it's a cool idea.
     
  19. Steven58

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    Reminds me of Galaxy Quest. "Computer, are there any planets nearby that have beryllium spheres?" ;) (I crack myself up)
     
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  20. Le0_Br4zUc4

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    This app is very impressive, wow!
     
  21. tgseaver

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    New update yesterday, even better!
    Conversions & Math
    * Wolfram
    * Map Directions
    * Bigger text out
    + Bug fixes
     
  22. Filosophic1

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    Just installed Edwin, and so far am very impressed with the speed that it recognizes your commands.
     
  23. mb236

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    Loved it, until the recent update where they added Wolfram, now almost everything I say it uses wolfram to look it up. I don't even know what wolfram is.
     
  24. Itlooksfast

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    Im curious...I've tried out and very impressed. But is there a way to text people using this app? I have tried "Text....." or "SMS....."
     
  25. tgseaver

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    Just say SEND and then Edwin will ask you text email etc.
     

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