Every system takes training to be accurate. And always remember, you are
"writing" (dictating) and NOT just talking. But I use Speech Recognition
every day and have for ten years. And it has changed my world. This, for
example, is an uncorrected entry through ViaVoice.
Lisa McNally writes:
> Yes I found it a little trying when having a go myself, and the Essex
> accent obviously doesn't help!
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Larry Arnold"
> <[log in to unmask]>
> To: <[log in to unmask]>
> Sent: Thursday, September 13, 2007 7:46 PM
> Subject: Re: [DYSLEXIA] Voice Recognition Software
>> I allwez bin a litenin toy pissed but recent toimes bin hard on the old
>> wrists wiv carpul tunno an
>> Trubble iz az I rekun dunno ow the sof where gonna sort me
>> mispronunciations out, considering when I
>> bin tired as me voice goes too.
>> Quite serious, sometimes it can be as exasperating and exhausting to
>> speak grammatically and
>> correctly as it can be to type or write.
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: Discussions by and for dyslexic people
>>> [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Lisa McNally
>>> Sent: 13 September 2007 18:45
>>> To: [log in to unmask]
>>> Subject: [DYSLEXIA] Voice Recognition Software
>>> We've been home educating our 8 year old daughter for a year
>>> now and she has made excellent progress. Her problem remains
>>> the inability to write and although we use various methods
>>> and software (Clicker, Typing, dictation etc)I thought voice
>>> recognition might be an idea. I loaded up the one that comes
>>> with microsoft as I already had it but she is unable to read
>>> the text, it's far to difficult. I've had a go but it isn't
>>> great with accuracy at all. Anyone used Dragon Naturally
>>> Speaking or know anything about it? I've heard its good.
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College of Education
Michigan State University