Idea: Widget: Voicetext

Ole Tange at
Sun Jan 14 22:16:27 CET 2007

In a lot of programs you have to enter text. When working on the road
it is sometimes awkward to enter text. In these situations it may be
easier to say something. Every text field should support recording a
message. If possible it should try to convert the speech to text, but
the speech should always be available until a person has entered text
into the text field.

When the field needs to be understood by the computer (e.g. a phone
number) the computer should require the human to convert the speech to

Activating voice text can be done by a gesture or maybe even by voice.


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