Tuesday, June 6, 2023

Ecoute Installation and Introduction for Transcription - Step by Step

Following is step by step instruction as how to install Ecoute AI tool for live transcription that provides real time transcripts for both microphone input and speakers output. There are lot of use cases for Ecoute in Job interview training for example.

Commands used in video to install ecoute on Windows:


  • Chocolatey
  • Python >=3.8.0
  • An OpenAI API key
  • Windows OS (Not tested on others)
  • FFmpeg

Step 1: Install Chocolaty

Open Powershell as administrator and run following in powershell window:

Set-ExecutionPolicy Bypass -Scope Process -Force; [System.Net.ServicePointManager]::SecurityProtocol = [System.Net.ServicePointManager]::SecurityProtocol -bor 3072; iex ((New-Object System.Net.WebClient).DownloadString('https://community.chocolatey.org/install.ps1'))

Step 2: Install FFMPEG which is audio and video converter.

choco install ffmpeg

Step 3: Clone ecoute repo

git clone https://github.com/SevaSk/ecoute
cd ecoute
pip install -r requirements.txt

Step 4: Get free Open API Key from https://platform.openai.com/account/api-keys

Step 5: Create keys.py file in ecoute folder and insert following in that file.


Step 6: Run the ecoute AI

python main.py --api

Reference: https://github.com/SevaSk/ecoute


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SMMOIN111 said...

I AM STUCK AT THIS git clone https://github.com/SevaSk/ecoute


git : The term 'git' is not recognized as the name of a cmdlet, function, script file, or operable program. Check the
spelling of the name, or if a path was included, verify that the path is correct and try again.
At line:1 char:1
+ git clone https://github.com/SevaSk/ecoute
+ ~~~
+ CategoryInfo : ObjectNotFound: (git:String) [], CommandNotFoundException
+ FullyQualifiedErrorId : CommandNotFoundException