Speech recognition, also referred to as speech-to-text and voice recognition, is a technology that recognizes speech and can transfer spoken words into digitized text.
What is speech recognition?
Some technologies initially designed for use by people with disabilities have transitioned into mainstream technology, becoming something that we have all come to rely on in our daily lives, often without thinking about it. With speech recognition, for example, automated phone menus and directories, voice activated dialing and other integrated voice commands on cell phones have become part of everyday life.
Speech recognition, also referred to as speech-to-text or voice recognition, is a technology that can transfer spoken words into digitized text, allowing students to communicate ideas more efficiently and effectively. Through training and ongoing use, speech recognition software that allows for individual user profiles learns about the user’s voice and word-choice habits to increase accuracy of written output.