Thu Jun 19, 2014 8:14 am Post
Thu Jun 19, 2014 1:05 pm Post
Cassady wrote:At risk of having a conversation with myself -- just tried the OSX dictation feature. It works inside Scrivener, and might be viable for some - but it clearly doesn't like my accent!
And since I presume it doesn't "learn" how one speaks, guess it would involve my having to alter things to suit it, rather than the other way around, which is presumably (again!) what Dragon will allow for...
Apple.com wrote:The more you use Dictation, the better it understands you. Dictation learns the characteristics of your voice and adapts to your accent. For best results, select your dialect from the Language menu in the Dictation pane of System Preferences.
Thu Jun 19, 2014 2:21 pm Post
I haven't used it much; I have too many verbal ticks to make dictation an efficient way to operate my computer vs. my decades of keyboarding. Also of note, the above quote is about enhanced dictation, which comes with Mavericks only (so far) and requires a download. More info at the link above.
Thu Jun 19, 2014 3:04 pm Post
Thu Jun 19, 2014 6:32 pm Post
robertdguthrie wrote:They're pretty vague about how it learns. How does it know it got something wrong, versus you just deciding to delete a word and use a similar one in its place? Does it read the rising frustration in your voice? Can it tell when you start drinking to dull the pain?
Mon Jun 23, 2014 3:42 am Post
SimonAllen wrote:Anyone using Dragon Dictate or any other speech recognition software. I have seen reviews both good and also poor. Dragon claim 99.9% accuracy.
Mon Jun 23, 2014 12:50 pm Post
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Fri Sep 09, 2016 7:41 pm Post
gr wrote:The thing that bugs the heck out of me about Dragon -- which for me is only a convenience tool -- is that you cannot turn OFF the voice editing functions.
Sat Sep 10, 2016 4:57 am Post
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