I can't believe my good fortune. Found a sweet little digital dictation device on discount at the grocery store of all places for $25. I've been wanting to try out using dictation in my hubbing, but it looks very complicated, and I am a former tech writer to boot. Will I have to buy the Dragon Software to make a go of this?
Is anyone out there using a handheld-dictation device? What are your thoughts?
I tried it when I was younger. It didn't go so well:
ME - And the cat sat in the hall
Software - And the fat hat not at all
I'm not the greatest fan, I must admit.
It has improved a great deal since then
I have never used it before, but Dragon NaturallySpeaking is very popular, although this is probably because there aren't too many other realistic options...
You youngsters! LOL!
I worked at a computer lab in college that had all the translation software for the Humanities department. Of course that was in the dark ages, last century! It is sooo amazing to me that you can buy software that will learn your voice and take accurate dictation.
I think it would be worth the effort to learn and train my voice. I need a tool that can help me get a 800+ word hub down quick and dirty. I have so little time to hub but so many ideas. I think there would be a decent return on investment to give it a go. Bought my microphone for 8 bucks today.
Weird! I was actually just googling Dragon Naturally Speaking just now.
I have tried Microsoft's version with Office 2003 that I set up. It wasn't that great, and it ended up giving my PC problems. I don't think you get one with Office 2007 unfortunately.
I've been looking for a good one for a while now.
by Raj Lally Batala 7 years ago
Have anyone used dragonfly voice recognition software!! plz advise
by Aya Katz 7 years ago
What is the best open source speech recognition software that is available free of charge?I am looking for speech recognition software that could be adjusted to understand the speech of a person with a speech impediment.
by Audrey Hunt 3 years ago
The 'pointer' finger on my right hand is in a cast making it difficult to type. Sure would appreciate any ideas you may have. Big Thanks!
by Rebecca Graf 8 years ago
Voice Recognition Software Reviews
by TLMinut 7 years ago
My son just told me he wants a device that he can speak into like a tape recorder that converts what he says into bullet points (a list) and dates it. Something that does exactly that probably exists but I wouldn't know anything about it. Does anyone have a suggestion or two?
by Wayne Tully 6 years ago
What speech recognition software would you recommend?speech to text software is amazing so which ones would you recommend.
Copyright © 2019 HubPages Inc. and respective owners. Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners. HubPages® is a registered Service Mark of HubPages, Inc. HubPages and Hubbers (authors) may earn revenue on this page based on affiliate relationships and advertisements with partners including Amazon, Google, and others.
|HubPages Device ID||This is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.|
|Login||This is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.|
|HubPages Traffic Pixel||This is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.|
|Remarketing Pixels||We may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.|
|Conversion Tracking Pixels||We may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.|