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Discussion in 'iPad Apps' started by joshmcd248, May 29, 2013.

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    Hopefully this is in the right section if not i apologize. My girlfriend is almost deaf but is still in college and we are trying to find an app that does real-time speech to text. Are there any good apps for this? We have the dragon dictation app but it doesn't seem do the real time like we would like.
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    The problem with the speech to text apps is that they send the recorded speech to a remote server, where it's converted to text and sent back to your device. This means there will be a short delay until the text appears on your device.
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    The Google voice search does a kind of real-time-ish thing. The words you speak appear while speaking, but do a lot of blinking and updating. Problem is, on the iPad you are limited to using this in search; either using the Google Search app or Chrome.
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    Thanks for the replies! The dragon dictation ended up working well for her in class and is simple to use so e will just stick with that for now I guess.
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    Ok. Sorry we could not find a better solution. Please let us know if you and she ever find the golden app.
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