Manual typewriter + servos = polyfingered robot dictaphone


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If Harlan Ellison and Ben Bova had one of these they would just finish up with 60 sheets of paper filled with HaHaHaHaHaHa


of course, ninja’d.


The world is a better place with this in it


It’s definitely a really cool piece of mechanization. Too bad it’s hindered by Windows Speech Recognition. Where you have to speak slower than Stephen Hawking in order to be understood.


@beschizza There’s a missing /em tag here mucking up the blog view again.



Now mount a camera above it, and have it OCR the typewritten text, then tweet each line.


There’s an idea - use a vision system with OCR to read handwriting aloud in a synthetic voice and have this mechanism listen and type it out


I’d expect if you’re making a combined TTS+STT system, like Google Now, the first tests you’d do is to make sure that the output speech is intelligible to the speech recognition.

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