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"Buenos dias", "buenas noches" -- this was the first words in a foreign language I heard in my life, as a three-year old boy growing up in developing post-war Western Germany, where the first gastarbeiters had arrived from Spain. Fascinated by the strange sounds, I tried to get to know some more languages, the only opportunity being TV courses of English and French -- there was no foreign language education for pre-teen school children in Germany yet in those days. Read more

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Title: Language Documentation, Phonetics: Field Recorder
Submitter: Prof. Hansjörg Mixdorff
Description: Pfitzinger Voice Design has announced a software that turns an Android smartphone into a professional audio field recorder. The recording quality achievable is truly remarkable (up to 44.1kHz, 16 Bit, stereo, depending on smartphone hardware). The price of under $5 means that you get it almost for free.

Linguistic Field(s): Language Documentation

LL Issue: 24.42
Date Posted: 08-Jan-2013

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