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New Voice Recording Function is Very Buggy

I know this is supposed to be a huge step forward, but it's actually not working all that well. It penalizes you for talking in a normal tone and speed (instead, I have to practically scream into my mic and put huge pauses between words). Half the time, it doesn't understand the correct pronunciation of Spanish letters (like b/v), and doesn't support Mexican-Spanish pronunciation (heavily accented y's similar to very soft j's).

Another problem is the fact that it is cutting off the first words in my sentences, no matter how much I over enunciate them. Plus, the pauses I'm forced to take between words means that my recordings keep getting cut off before the last couple of words.

I don't know if any of this information will help tinker with the system or not, but I felt that it couldn't hurt to tell what problems I've been having.

February 17, 2014

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