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Scribosermo: Fast Speech-to-Text models for German and other Languages

@article{Bermuth2021ScribosermoFS,
  title={Scribosermo: Fast Speech-to-Text models for German and other Languages},
  author={Daniel Bermuth and Alexander Poeppel and Wolfgang Reif},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2021},
  volume={abs/2110.07982}
}
Recent Speech-to-Text models often require a large amount of hardware resources and are mostly trained in English. This paper presents Speech-to-Text models for German, as well as for Spanish and French with special features: (a) They are small and run in real-time on microcontrollers like a RaspberryPi. (b) Using a pretrained English model, they can be trained on consumer-grade hardware with a relatively small dataset. (c) The models are competitive with other solutions and outperform them in… 

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