Google makes speech-to-text available completely offline in Gboard

Google is updating its Gboard keyboard on Pixel phones with AI-powered offline dictation. The update means users will be able to dictate emails and texts faster and more reliably, says Google, without worrying about whether they’re connected to the internet. “Imagine you’re walking out of your building and you want to send a message to someone saying ‘I’m running late,’” says Françoise Beaufays, a research scientist and team lead at Google’s speech recognition and mobile input group. “This is exactly the moment where you don’t have connectivity because you’re moving off Wi-Fi towards a cellular plan.” With the upgrade to Gboard, Beaufays tells The Verge, “that problem is not there anymore.” This might sound like a trivial use case, but... Continue reading…

Google makes speech-to-text available completely offline in Gboard

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Tue 12 Mar 19 from The Verge

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