Software for interacting with a PC using speech instead of a keyboard and mouse * Spoken words appear on the computer screen--3 times faster than typing * Works with nearly any Windows-based application; up to 99-percent accuracy right out of the box * Dragon Sidebar puts key commands and tips in one desktop location for at-a-glance convenience * Simple installation takes just a few minutes; on-screen help and tutorials; headset included
The progress in speech recognition over the years has been mind boggling. 1995 was when I first started using IBM Via Voice and you had to speak each word distinctly. Original Dragon product was called Dragon Dictate and then they changed it to Dragon Naturally Speaking in 1997 and I have been using it ever since, faithfully upgrading to each new version. At that time when you called technical support you could even talk to Dr. Janet Baker, the inventor of the speech recognition and founder of Dragon.With v..
when Dragon is working efficiently, the speech recognition is very good... With a few stipulations, you should have a fast machine with resources which are dedicated to the program, and not many other programs running at the same time. The software allows you to control the mouse and screen using your voice, however for people who can use the mouse, this is very inefficient... For writing e-mails, blogs, documents, and Amazon reviews this is the best program on the market.here are a few pain points I have:..
On my machine, Dragon NaturallySpeaking causes a specific problem. Every time I start up my computer, I get an error message: "Failed to launch UI Automation Server". Since this is very annoying, I did some research and discovered that Nuance recommends to deactivate part of the User Account Control (UAC) on Windows as a "solution". I talked to support, and learned that there are no (other) "solutions" available. The problem may occur on Vista as well as Windows 7, in combination with any version of Natural..