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Edwin, Speech-to-Speech

Discussion in 'Android Apps & Games' started by jpzsports, Jul 24, 2010.

  1. jpzsports

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    I just found this new Speech-to-Speech program for Android called Edwin. It's pretty awesome!! You simply say or ask it a question and it will reply to you with the proper response.


    Here's the link to more info and a video demo:

    Android Zoom - Edwin, Speech-to-Speech
     

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    OK, that is cool.
     
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    sounds like vlingo
     
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    Vlingo is good if you want to do a command or bring up the browser, etc but this program is good for quick results because it reads you back the answer/response without having to open up anything.
     
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    true... my guess is it still needs data?
     
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    Yes... it needs to access the internet in order to get weather updates, etc. Plus, all voice command apps require data just to interpret your voice input.
     
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    LOL ... this is so fun to use! I can't believe how fast it responds. I especially like the "how do you spell ..." function. It's almost spooky how it works. I tested all the functions used in the video and it got everything, except I had a slightly different definition of a banana.
     
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    did you read the gizmodo article too?
     
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    Try "what sound does a cow make?" Or "let me see a picture of a flower" It surely does amazing things
     
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    I can't seem to get any responses :( Voice input works very well, but Edwin doesn't talk back. All i get is some haptic feedback and that's it.

    I'm being ignored by technology :(
     
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    You may need to install text-to-speech. Check out the Help Menu and then Help & Tips. There are some suggestions in there.
     
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    Ya, I have it and it is amazing.
     
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    have it, and it is awesome
     
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    It doesnt seem to 'open' or 'launch' non google apps on the htc desire, like astro, snesoid, adobe reader etc.?

    other than that, its great.
     
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    would launch evernote for me
     
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    have had it since it only had about 3 functions.

    all i cn say is thank goodness it's free because it's still not worth it.
     
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    Friend of mine asked it where the nearest titty bar was. Answer was oklahoma, a few thousand miles away from England
     
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    Ever since the latest update, all edwin does for me is open a wolfram search for whatever I said. It's annoying. I'll re-install when they get rid of that awful function.
     

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