View Full Version : voice dictation on computers anyone?

08-31-2013, 12:21 AM
Today, as a test, i started using the speech recognition on my computer to try to help me answer e-mails more quickly. Surprisingly, for the first time, it actually seems to be working pretty well. I've been able to speed up my answering of emails by quite a bit. It's pretty impressive. In fact, this entire message was typed by my voice recognition software. Anyone else try it? If so, what have your results and like?

I think the thing that I like best is that it allows me to multitask.


Von blewitt
08-31-2013, 12:35 AM

Baby Huey
08-31-2013, 01:05 AM
Are you using the Dragon natural speak? They have come a long way.

08-31-2013, 03:21 AM
nope... just windows 7 and mac 10.8 built in software

08-31-2013, 03:29 AM
windows has had pretty good strides with their voice recognition software. tried it before. =D

08-31-2013, 07:02 AM
Nuance is the leader in the field, available for Mac and PC, I did some research for my dad, and to get to 99% accuracy you need a good headset microphone. David Pogue from the NY Times dictates all his "missing manual" books, I'm sure he has an article somewhere with his setup.

08-31-2013, 10:23 AM
just mac 10.8 built in software

lol, didn't know you have bent over to this side.

08-31-2013, 01:46 PM
Yeah... My newest laptop is a MacBook pro

08-31-2013, 03:19 PM
Yeah... My newest laptop is a MacBook pro

Good choice, I have been running for a few years.