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Unit Testing Managed Speech Server Applications

Unit testing code is important. If you make code changes in a library that other people are using, you want to make sure all of the code works as expected. Using NUnit is great for that. However, when it comes to speech applications, you probably manually test your applications before …

A GRXML Grammar for Alphanumeric IDs

In the health industry, I've frequently run into the following predicament: User IDs are no longer simple numeric fields. Traditionally, an employee's Social Security number may have been used as an id, but HIPAA has put an end to that. For speech recognition, this could present a common tuning and …


Creating Dynamic GRXML Grammars with c# and ASP.NET

One of the fundamental tasks in creating speech applications is building the grammars for automated speech recognition (ASR). This entry features techniques to make your grammar-building code fast, efficient and maintainable. In many situations, it is unrealistic to design and build your grammars in development and deploy them as static …

Natural Microsystems Vox Wav files

Hi All, Seeing that some of the google search traffic I receive is around NMS sound files, let me provide a little insight. NMS sound files are recorded in their own proprietary format, optimized for quality and performance. The NMS vox files are NOT the same as the Dialogic VOX …