The Voice point can be used to record voice or audio and save it in a session as an audio file. This can be used to conveniently record information by talking instead of typing or to record a sound that would otherwise have to be described by typing.
To record audio to a Voice point, simply press the
button to start recording. While recording, a volume meter will be displayed in the voice point to indicate
the decibels being detected by the microphone. The
button will temporarily pause the recording, allowing you to continue recording by pressing the
button again. When finished recording, tap the
button to save the recording to the session. The Voice point will then display buttons that allow you
to preview the recording using the
Audio Playback mode
Android devices with operating systems prior to Jelly Bean 4.1 will not be able to pause and resume recordings. This functionality is only accessible in newer versions of the Android operating system.
When the Voice point contains saved audio, the playback mode will be displayed which allows you to listen
to the saved audio by tapping the
button. If the audio is unsuitable, the audio can be cleared by tapping the
button and confirming that you want to delete the saved audio data. A new recording can be made using the
The following sample project demonstrates how the Voice point can be used to capture audio. Get started by downloading the Voice point sample project, below.