[kwlug-disc] Speech to text
kiwi at ssenn.com
Tue Feb 15 12:12:33 EST 2011
The challenge is that these doctors are not raking the time to train
the software to their voices.
I am going to make dragon work.
The equipment being used here at this particular location is top notch.
The user is the challenge I have to over come.
On 2011-02-15, at 12:07, "unsolicited at swiz.ca" <unsolicited at swiz.ca> wrote:
> On Tue, 15 Feb 2011 11:57:32 -0500, Rob S. <mr_semantics at hotmail.com>
>>> From: kiwi at ssenn.com
>>> Date: Tue, 15 Feb 2011 10:58:19 -0500
>>> To: kwlug-disc at kwlug.org
>>> Subject: [kwlug-disc] Speech to text
>>> Hello to you all
>>> I have clients, doctors that need to find options.
>>> They have all mentioned Dragon, and how they have not ha much luck with
>>> Please help me find some options.
>> Is the issue due to the vocabulary the software recognises?
>> Otherwise, if Dragon won't do it, then I think your clients are out of
>> luck. I know of no other product which does voice recognition better
>> Dragon. Now I will say that the equipment makes a *huge* difference.
>> improvements in accuracy (claimed by Nuance) over the years are
>> due to the hardware Dragon runs on being much speedier. Bottom line:
>> faster the processor, and the more internal cache, the better. This
>> (ugh) that Intel Core-whatever processors probably have the advantage
>> (though I run Dragon on my Phenom II X4 955 and it works very well) over
>> AMD CPUs at this time. The other issue is the microphone; a good mic
>> sound card really make a difference as well. You do have options there
>> too, but before I go on I will wait and see what you have to say about
>> nature of the problems your clients are having.
> Are there not voice to text apps / devices out there? e.g. (Smart) Phones
> recording voice memos that get downloaded as text, or is it still aways
> downloaded as an audio file, and something on the computer has to do the
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