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Speech recognition tutorial

Step 5. Windows Speech Recognition Training.

Supported languages for Windows 8.1 Speech Recognition are as follows...

English United Kingdom,
English United States,
German French,
Spanish,
Japanese,
Mandarin (Chinese Simplified),
Mandarin (Chinese Traditional).

Now, we will go through a step by step guide for setting up and training Windows Speech Recognition.

1.) Open your computers "Control Panel", then click on "Speech Recognition".

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2.) Click on "Train your computer to better understand you". This will now open the Speech Recognition Voice Training wizard.

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3.) Click on "Next", then read the sentence that is shown on screen which will be... "I am now speaking to my computer".

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4.) Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the speech recognition training session. The "Training Wizard", will guide you through some tasks that are designed to help your computer hear how you say the commands available through Speech Recognition.

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There is also some further custom training you can do, such as an extended training session that you can select. You can also add words or phrases directly in to the speech recognition dictionary, which helps your computer understand words or phrases which it may have difficulty understanding.

1.) Open up the "Speech Recognition" program.

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2.) Say “Open Speech Dictionary” OR Right-click on Speech Recognition Bar.

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3.) Click on "Open the Speech Dictionary". Click on or say "Add a new word".

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4.) Type in the word or phrase you want to train. Then click on "Next".

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5.) Check the "Record a pronunciation upon Finish" box. Then click "Finish".

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6.) Make sure speech recognition bar says “Listening”.

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7.) Click the "Record" button.

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If the word or phrase was successfully recognized, you will see a message saying "Recording was successful".

8.) If you want to add more words or phrases, check the "I want to make more modifications to the Speech Dictionary upon Finish" box. Then click on "Finish".

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