About CMUSphinx

CMUSphinx collects over 20 years of the CMU research. All advantages are hard to list, but just to name a few:

  • State of art speech recognition algorithms for efficient speech recognition. CMUSphinx tools are designed specifically for low-resource platforms
  • Flexible design
  • Focus on practical application development and not on research
  • Support for several languages like US English, UK English, French, Mandarin, German, Dutch, Russian and ability to build a models for others
  • BSD-like license which allows commercial distribution
  • Commercial support
  • Active development and release schedule
  • Active community (more than 400 users on Linkedin CMUSphinx group)
  • Wide range of tools for many speech-recognition related purposes (keyword spotting, alignment, pronuncation evaluation)