Dragon Naturally Speaking 10

July 20th, 2009 Software, Tech, The West Australian

The latest version of Nuance’s award winning speech recognition software is still impressive. After a short session training the software to your voice you’re ready to start speaking commands of all kinds. We experienced a few stumbles and there were a few applications it isn’t compatible with, but Dragon Naturally Speaking’s greatest strength is in dictating long documents of text, a task it still excels at.

You can buy language pakcs for your particular industry containing words common to your professional field, but the speech engine does a great job training itself to terms you use often that aren’t in the dictionary. It also comes with a headset and microphone that plug straight into you PC’s microphone jack so there’s nothing more to buy.


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