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RE: Clarifying speech recognition vs. voice recognition in Style Guide

From: Bakken, Brent <Brent.Bakken@Pearson.com>
Date: Tue, 2 Feb 2021 17:07:33 +0000
To: Shawn Henry <shawn@w3.org>, "EOWG (E-mail)" <w3c-wai-eo@w3.org>, WAI Coordination Call <public-wai-cc@w3.org>
CC: Kim Patch <kim@redstartsystems.com>
Message-ID: <BYAPR07MB4198CB9C84EB6B1CE2BA92BF88B59@BYAPR07MB4198.namprd07.prod.outlook.com>
I would agree with this distinction.

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From: Shawn Henry <shawn@w3.org> 
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Cc: Kim Patch <kim@redstartsystems.com>
Subject: Clarifying speech recognition vs. voice recognition in Style Guide

Hi folks,

Here is a draft update to the WAI Style Guide[1]:

"speech recognition" is for speech-to-text (SST), and usually what we're talking about for accessibility.
"voice recognition" is different; it's about identifying the speaker, not what they're saying.

(For background, search the Web for "speech recognition voice recognition difference")

Please let me know if you disagree or have edit suggestions.

Thanks!
~Shawn

[1] currently at the end of https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__www.w3.org_WAI_EO_wiki_Style-23other-5Fwords-5Fand-5Fphrases&d=DwICaQ&c=0YLnzTkWOdJlub_y7qAx8Q&r=v-L6X-ScaY5UKb-F-_zcuXdbPw2UYK_gaTG8R5d9h7U&m=lT0RkzKPWViwYA0MZWTXqn8uDXjrBrrbQtLkZhkL4MM&s=B9oYblo0mWxzn9VV3FGaJexvPlU9zTrsI41fDM4ORb8&e= 

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