Review: Ooma Telo is great Internet phone device

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Review: Ooma Telo is great Internet phone device

Post by lbmofo » Wed Jun 02, 2010 3:27 pm

Review: Ooma Telo is great Internet phone device

"Google Voice will transcribe an unlimited number of voice mails for you for free, but you get what you pay for: Ooma employs people to listen to the voice mails (but splits each one up among several listeners to preserve privacy), while Google Voice relies on voice-recognition software. In my test, Ooma's transcriptions were accurate, while Google Voice had howling errors in every one."

This is news to me.
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Re: Review: Ooma Telo is great Internet phone device

Post by Groundhound » Wed Jun 02, 2010 5:04 pm

lbmofo wrote:Review: Ooma Telo is great Internet phone device

"Google Voice will transcribe an unlimited number of voice mails for you for free, but you get what you pay for: Ooma employs people to listen to the voice mails (but splits each one up among several listeners to preserve privacy), while Google Voice relies on voice-recognition software. In my test, Ooma's transcriptions were accurate, while Google Voice had howling errors in every one."

This is news to me.
See: https://my.ooma.com/products/addons_det ... ce_to_text
I've howled at some Google Voice Transcriptions, but Ooma apparently takes all the fun out of them with accuracy - ho hum. Seriously, I don't have a need for that level of accuracy in VM transcriptions, but I can see how some might.

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Re: Review: Ooma Telo is great Internet phone device

Post by lbmofo » Wed Jun 02, 2010 5:16 pm

Ha! I just didn't read that far down. :cool:
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Post by Davesworld » Wed Jun 02, 2010 5:35 pm

I prefer looking at Google's transcriptions and would be disappointed if they ever became too accurate.

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Re: Review: Ooma Telo is great Internet phone device

Post by lbmofo » Wed Jun 02, 2010 6:51 pm

I get a kick out of reading Google transcripts on foreign langugage VMs. Enigmatically entertaining.
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