Google Can Now Understand Voice Typing for Nepali Language

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Google has officially launched voice typing for Nepali language. Now, you can write your message by using your voice speaking Nepali language.

In a recent blog post, Daan van Esch, Technical Program Manager, Speech said, “Using your voice to dictate a message can be up to three times faster than typing. With this in mind, today we’re bringing voice typing (aka talking to your phone instead of typing) to 30 languages and locales around the world, covering more than a billion people. With this update, Google’s speech recognition supports 119 language varieties, in Gboard on Android, Voice Search and more.”

To collect speech samples, Google worked with Native speakers around the world. Collected samples were later trained to machine learning models to understand the sounds and words of the new languages.

Enable Voice Typing

  • Install Gboard from the Google Play Store
  • Choose your preferred language; Nepali
  • Tap the microphone to start speaking

As you may have noticed that last time Google also launched Text-to-Speech features for the Nepali language. Now, with an addition of Voice Recognition. It has justified the voice input output features for different Google Products; Google Keyboard aka Gboard, Google Search, Google Translate and more.

“With voice recognition, you as a developer and as a content creator potentially can grab maximum benefits. such as; Auto Captioning for the Nepali Language in YouTube in future, Access Google Cloud Speech API and lots more. The opportunity it creates to elderly people and differently abled people to express themselves is thrilling.” said Mr. Saroj Dhakal, Former Country Engineering Consultant at Google.

Without much further ado, start talking to your smartphone instead of typing.