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Speech Recognition Questions

i must say i am a newbie in this robot thing but i ordered my complete kit and i want to use voice control..but iss not picking my voice up and i dont know whether is because of my accent (Ghana accent) or i havent done the right configuration..i looked into the video tutorials yet i cant set it up...please someone should help me


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wow..i got the same thing
Loaded speech recognition with en-GB culture
Set Dictionary Error loading phrases (Custom): The language for the grammar does not match the language of the speech recognizer.
Set Dictionary Error loading phrases (Custom): The language for the grammar does not match the language of the speech recognizer.
@RichMR2 whiles we await for the solution to the speech recognition,would like to u help me with the other servo configurations for the omnibox...i am tryin to use that as my first project but i am totally lost since i am a newbie..i have seen the tutorials several times but looks very difficult to configure the arms,the head,and the legs of the omnibox...do u mind me adding u to skype so that u cld give me a step by step tutorials
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OK, it seems ARC doesn't like the UK profile (or anything but US I am assuming) for VR (perhaps something for a future update if DJ has time, although the following fixes it... in a way)

Click start
Click control panel
View by Large Icons
Double click Speech Recognition
Click Advanced Speech Options
Change the language to US.
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Click OK
Accept the popup stating it will be changed next time Speech Recognition is started.

It should now work in ARC (please let me know either way)
BINGO! YOU ARE THE MEN!....Thanks alot man...you guys are just tooo awesome...now let me see if my speech recognition would work...would get back in a few minutes
ook so my only problem now is to get my speech recognition working...do you think it can be because of my accent? if soo,how do i get to train it with my voice?
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Go back to speech properties (as in my last message) and click on the "train profile" button. All recognition training is done in windows not ARC.
ook...i am now done with the training in windows...so please,what do i do next?
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ARC Speech Recognition tutorial is at http://www.ez-robot.com/Tutorials/Help.aspx?id=90

When you first add speech recognition it auto populates with a few commands, add your own and the script(s) for the command then just say the command.

You will need to have the robot's servos and Movement Panel set up before anything will work, speech recognition can only control what you have told ARC is there.

Check it works by adding speech recognition and say "robot move forward" and it should move forward provided you have set up the movement panel.

Follow the tutorials and it all becomes clear, the best way is to build the EZ-BoxBot which DJ has provided many video tutorials for which will guide you through the whole process from unpacking the EZ-Robot Complete Kit.
i have realised that,the software used in the video tutorials looks different from mine cos when you "add control" i go to "speech", i see 3 other options which are "speech recognition",speech synthesis and speech synthesis settings...i chose speech recognition..i get a "a speech recognition window " instead of "voice recognition" window that i can configure the commands...after i added a command,i dont get to see that "green writing" on the speech recogntion window.
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There was a GUI change recently which has made it look different but the functions are all the same.

Add Speech Recognition
Click config
You get this pop up
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Add in your commands and scripts etc.
Speak the commands
Confirmation is shown in the Speech Recognition box
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yeah now that is the problem,i dont get the confirmation in the speech recognition box
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In which case it is a windows speech recognition issue and indicates you need to set up speech recognition more. Run through all of the help on speech recognition that windows gives, make sure your microphone is set up correctly, speak clearly and train windows (google for it if you need more help, there are literally thousands of sites with information on them about training windows Speech Recognition).
i only get the vu meter beside the "config" button move up and down when i speak but i dont have the confirmation...please how do i add an image here...i could take a snapshot of my screen
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I don't need a snapshot:)

It's picking up your voice but it's not recognising you. You need to train windows speech recognition to better recognise your voice. Run the training again, click on all of the help links in windows for training speech recognition.

There really is nothing anyone but you can do as it's not understanding you but everything else is fine.
alright man...thanx a bunch..i really appreciate it...would try the training again...:)
RIch, DJ should put you on the payroll. You're a real asset for them and us. I hope you don't burn out. Thanks! :)
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I like to help out where I can, I know I will be asking for help on some things so it's only fair. Plus sometimes I need a little change from the robot build or whatever. When it's something that gets solved and helps out others the satisfaction is thanks enough:)
WOOOHOOO....my speech recogntion just worked...it turned out that the settings on my computer really messed up like @RichMR2 said...thanks alot guys..i really appreciate it....Now lets build robots!...happy new year everyone though
in using the default commands in the speech recognition,my robot moves in a circle anytime i issue a command for the robot to move forward or reverse..can someone please help me with the right commands?..i put the left wheel servo in D14 and the right wheel servo in d12
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See the other topic you made, I have answered with a (possible) solution.