Recording prompts so they sound natural Part II

Yesterday I discussed how to create extractions from transcriptions in order to reduce the amount of recording necessary.  We ended with two transcriptions to replace the four original ones. 1) [You have purchased] [a clock] 2) [Would you like to purchase] [a radio?] As mentioned there are some issues with these transcriptions.  The first issue…

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Recording prompts so they sound natural

One of the features of the Microsoft Speech SDK is the Recording Editing and Design Studio.  This feature allows a developer to record wave files called transcriptions and divide the transcriptions into pieces called “extractions”.  Say for example your application has the following two prompts. 1) You have purchased a clock. 2) You have purchased…

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What exactly are those sounds for the keys on a phone?

OK, so it’s been awhile since I last posted.  Since I last posted we have welcomed my son Nathan into the world. Needless to say between two kids under 18 months it has been quite difficult for my wife and I in terms of sleep and duress. I thought I would discuss an interesting acronym…

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