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Simon 0.4.0 Speech Recognition System Released

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Published on 01 January 2013 01:35 AM EST
Written by Michael Larabel in Free Software
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Version 0.4.0 of the Simon open-source speech recognition system has been released. This release, which represents years of development, brings many improvements.

Simon 0.4.0 for speech recognition brings a whole new recognition layer, context-awareness for improved accuracy and performance, a dialog system, and much more. The main user-interface of Simon has also been reworked for improved usability.

Other changes include Simon 0.4.0 integrating the CMU SPHINX speech recognition tool-kit, Voxforge is being used for high-quality English speech models, a KDE Plasma Workspace "Simonoid", and much more. Full details on Simon 0.4.0 are available from the release announcement. Embedded below is a video on the Simon 0.4.0 release.


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