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Please give the OpenEars version 1.3.0 Preview a try

15 February

I’m happy to announce that alongside the current 1.2.5 version of OpenEars available on the main OpenEars page, I’ve added a preview version of 1.3.0, which upgrades the Sphinx dependencies from sphinxbase and pocketsphinx .7 up to CMU’s current version .8. This is a test preview, so if you have time, please give it a […]

OpenEars 1.2.3 and NeatSpeech 1.0!

25 October

It’s my pleasure to introduce NeatSpeech, a new plugin for the OpenEars platform which adds better TTS/text-to-speech voices to OpenEars’ voice synthesis. NeatSpeech is a plugin for OpenEars that adds fast, higher-quality speech synthesis (TTS) including multithreaded speech queueing to speak very long phrases without any lag. It uses HTS voices which are ideal for […]

OpenEars 1.2.1, RapidEars 1.1, Rejecto 1.0

20 September

Another big release day! OpenEars 1.2.1 is out, adding the very-suddenly-required armv7s slice and fixing the bug in which speech from right before a call to suspendRecognition will be processed after recognition is resumed. Downloadable at http://www.politepix.com/openears. Also released today is RapidEars 1.1, which further refines many improvements of the past few versions and is […]

OpenEars 1.01 is out

10 April

I’ve released OpenEars 1.01 today, a bugfix update for the following three issues: • Leaks in the dynamic language model generation process could crash the device, • When using a very small model, the discounting method used by the language model generation process could occasionally result in certain words having a probability that is so […]