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What languages are supported in the voice recognition tools on Hololens ?

edited October 2016 in Questions And Answers

hi , i 'd like to know if french words are recognize on Hololens ?
I'm a french Dev and I have some problems with english words.

Answers

  • @Dumazinho92 according to the FAQ:

    At this time, HoloLens is available in English language only.

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  • Hi, any news on this matter? I've been developing a hololens app with English voice commands but now I also need Spanish support, so I would like to know if Spanish is going to be supported any time soon so I can wait for this new feature or better start integrating some other technology by myself to achieve this.

    Thanks in advance, it's been amazing to develop for hololens.

  • There's been no announcements about other languages being supported. Definitely start looking at other solutions.

    James Ashley
    VS 2017 v5.3.3, Unity 2017.3.0f3, MRTK 2017.1.2, W10 17063
    Microsoft MVP, Freelance HoloLens/MR Developer
    www.imaginativeuniversal.com

  • mishermisher
    edited May 2018

    @james_ashley said:
    There's been no announcements about other languages being supported. Definitely start looking at other solutions.

    Are there any "other" standalone solutions (not using cloud services)?

  • He wrote "other solutions" because he didnt want to write "I have to ducking Idea what you could do about it". I am working at Hololens Speech Recognition myself, and there is no magical other solution if you want to have a local Speech Recognition with another language than en-US sadly :-(

  • According to these release notes for 10 October 2018 update, Hololens voice recognition is not English only anymore:

    You can now use HoloLens with localized user interface for Simplified Chinese or Japanese, including localized Pinyin keyboard, dictation, text-to-speech (TTS), and voice commands.

    That is still of no use if you want French or Spanish, though...

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