speech recognition to Linux text injector

Henrik Nilsen Omma henrik at ubuntu.com
Mon Dec 4 16:53:54 GMT 2006

Eric S. Johansson wrote:
> http://foss.eepatents.com/WinDictator/wiki/AlphaRelease
> Ed Suominen created this package which injects text spoken to a Windows 
> speech recognition application and injects it into Linux.  He used a 
> modified xnee  package to somehow improve the reliability of text 
> injection.  I have two queries on this.  First, can we use the at-spi 
> instead of a hacked xnee?  Second, is there anyone with knowledge of 
> at-spi and working hands would be willing to help with this project?

That looks very interesting. I tried to do something similar last year 
using a VNC connection instead, with mixed results. This looks much more 
elegant. I'll be very interested to try it. It seems building and 
installing is a major issue with it at the moment (because everyone has 
different environments). We should clearly get it packaged for Ubuntu.

I don't know anything about Xnee, but I know that Chris wrote some 
simple C code to inject keystrokes for onBoard, without using Xnee or 

Thanks for pointing this out!


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