The TalkType App Uses Vocal Inputs to Generate Text

By: Rahul Kalvapalle - Oct 4, 2016
References: & techcrunch
Chinese Internet services company Baidu has gone ahead and created an innovative new keyboard app, dubbed TalkType, that is designed to make it easier than ever for people to take advantage of the latest and greatest voice recognition technologies in order to go ahead and generate text messages by talking rather than typing.

Developed in Silicon Valley, the TalkType keyboard app stands out among the crowd because it doesn't use voice activation as an option, but as the main function in itself. By making use of a large microphone on the app interface, the app is capable of taking keyboard inputs and turning them into sentences, and you can even throw in appropriate punctuation.

The TalkType app is an important innovation in that it places speech recognition front and center rather than making it a sideshow as is the case with conventional messaging apps.