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Speech Recognition & Dictation Software

This section provides profiles, reviews, tutorials, and tips on the major types of speech recognition products. Programs such as Nuance Dragon Naturally Speaking can be used to dictate text. Others, including speakQ, combine speech recognition with other technologies to help users write more effectively. Other applications enable navigation, communication, or program use through voice commands. In all products, accessibility via voice is designed to enhance productivity.

Nuance Dargon NaturallySpeaking 13 for PC
Dragon NaturallySpeaking 13 supports built-in PC mics and expands voice recognition to popular web and social networking applications such as Facebook, Twitter, Outlook, and Chrome.

Dragon Dictate 4 Voice Recognition Adds Transcription Capabilities
Dragon Dictate for Mac 4 voice recognition software now enables the automatic transcription of spoken content from prerecorded audio files.

Dragon Notes Voice Recognition Dictation App for Windows 8 Tablets
Dragon Notes is a voice recognition app that enables users to dictate, organize, and share notes, lists, and ideas on their Windows 8 tablet or PC.

Talkler Lets You Hear, Delete, and Reply to Emails Via Voice
Talkler is a VoiceOver-compatible iOS app that enables blind and visually impaired persons to use voice commands to listen to and manage emails.

Dragon Dictate 3
Dragon Dictate 3 for Mac from Nuance Communications is voice recognition software that enables users to create and edit documents, run applications, surf the web, and update social networks using their voice.

Dragon Voice Recognition Serves Many Disabilities
In this interview, Nuance Communications GM for Dragon Products Peter Mahoney discusses his company’s commitment to innovation for persons with disabilities.

Nuance Releases Dragon NaturallySpeaking 12
Nuance Communications Dragon NaturallySpeaking 12 voice recognition software enables users to create content, control their PC, compose email, and browse the web using just their voice.

Navigate Web Browsers Via Voice with Nuance Dragon MouseGrid
Mouse grids in Nuance Dragon Dictate and NaturallySpeaking enable users to access any part of a web page by calling out numbers displayed on concentric grids. This navigation feature can help those with mobility impairments execute mouse commands using their voice.

Is Speech Recognition Still Assistive Technology?
The popularity of speech recognition programs such as Dragon NaturallySpeaking raise both assistive technology's image and questions about its development. Will mainstreaming the technology erode accessibility for persons with disabilities? Nuance Communications senior product manager Colleen Hendry addresses this and related topics in the...

Dictate Your First Dragon Document on Mac
Once your microphone is configured and Dragon Dictate has learned how you speak, you're ready to dictate your first Mac documents and use your voice to control most OS X applications.

Install Dragon Dictate for Mac OS X
Dragon Dictate for Mac is easy to install. The speech recognition software walks you through the process of creating a user profile and training your voice. Within 20 minutes, you can write documents and control many of your Mac applications using voice commands alone.

Dragon Dictate for Mac 2.5 Turns iPhone into Remote Mic
Dragon Dictate 2.5 for Mac is voice recognition and dictation software that lets users compose text and run applications via voice.

Nuance Dragon NaturallySpeaking Preferred 10
This link is to a review of Nuance Dragon NaturallySpeaking Preferred 10 that provides an introduction to this groundbreaking dictation program written by About.com guide word processing James Marshall.

Get Essay Help with wordQ+speakQ Word Prediction & Voice Recognition
Voice recognition is one of the technologies that makes goQ Software's wordQ+speakQ an effective writing aid, both for students with learning disabilities and others who struggle with writing.

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