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Sep 27 2016

Dragon Professional Individual Version 5 – Auto Transcription Sample Rate Problems

A couple of weeks ago, I was given the opportunity to do a product review on Dragon Professional Individual version 15. I like to try to go to the product/software as much as I can and test various aspects of its functionality. Dragon Professional Individual focuses on professionals who use speech recognition as a way …

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Feb 27 2016

Using Speech Recognition With Google Docs Is Really Impressive

If you’ve ever wanted to use speech recognition to create documents or to see how productive you might be with using a service like that, you might want to check out Google Docs. As of yesterday, February 26, Google Docs now has dictation, by way of their “Voice Typing” future they been using on all …

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Dec 02 2015

Speech Recognition: Dragon Anywhere vs. Google Docs

I recently had the opportunity to do a review on Dragon Anywhere from Nuance. At the same time I was doing the review for Dragon Anywhere, I recalled seeing an announcement/article where you can now do continuous speech recognition into Google Docs. This sparked the concept that Dragon Anywhere and Google Docs could be poised …

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Nov 02 2015

Dragon Professional Individual [v14] works great with Windows Live Writer

For the longest time, I was a devout user of Windows Live Writer. I used Windows Live Writer to produce pretty much all of my articles on my website, but as Microsoft decided to lean away from supporting Windows Live Writer, I started looking for other alternatives. As my website is based off of WordPress, …

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Oct 05 2015

Windows 10: Speech Recognition Performance And Accuracy

If you’re moving from Windows 7 to Windows 10, you’ll notice a slight improvement to the speech recognition interface in the new version. In Windows 7, the speech recognition interface didn’t work at all with applications unless they had fulltext control. This is something that Nuance has done as well with Dragon NaturallySpeaking, but their …

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Sep 11 2015

Windows 10: Cortana and Search – Users want to use Google search

I think one of the best things that comes out of the release of Microsoft’s latest operating system, Windows 10, is the option for sending feedback. Microsoft has put a option and allow other applications that allows the operators to send direct feedback on that application. It’s probably one of the only things that Microsoft …

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Jan 17 2013

It’s New And Exciting – What is Facebook Graph Search?

Facebook has been working for years collecting and cultivating information about all of their members to reach a point where they can offer some sort of decent and relative search results to their members; to be able to compete directly with Google. Facebook released a new feature yesterday it’s being tested with a select group …

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Apr 04 2012

Review: Windows 8 Voice Recognition Interface Continues To Disappoint

When Windows 7 was release it has voice recognition in it. My initial thoughts on the voice recognition was that it was good, but the user interface was for crap. Now, when I did that review, it was on a beta version of Windows 7; it was a release candidate— I recall thinking, this is …

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Nov 22 2011

Now when you visit DOWNLOAD.COM, be careful… here’s why.

I detest spam and malware and any application that requires you to install or download another application to be able to install another one. This does nothing but make me irritated. I understand the concept of advertising, but I wonder if these people ever really think about what their doing… but that’s the applications… Now, …

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Oct 14 2011

Voice Recognition: Language Translation between iPhone/Nuance vs Android/Google

Voice-recognition is one of my top points of interest. I just finished writing a post about voice-recognition and having computers talkback. The key point to having computers talkback or to ask questions and have them answered by computer is having the recognition understand the questions properly. Recently there was a convention that displayed new technologies …

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