I had a fun experiment with Dragon: Recently there was a bit to do about a digitised sound sample saying either “Yanny” or “Laurel”. Watch this video to see how Dragon transcribes that particular sound sample and how Dragon transcribes a regular human voice.
Dragon allows you to get a bit of freedom of movement. There is absulutely no need to be virtually chained to the keyboard and mouse, since you can do so much by voice. Even with a wired headset you can lean back in your chair, while being productive. And a wireless microphone allows you even […]
If you’re considering Dragon speech recognition, you want to be as sure as possible beforehand that it will actually benefit you, right? Unlike some resellers and trainers, I’ll be the last person to tell you that speech recognition is the perfect solution for everyone. It really isn’t. So how to find out if it will […]
Sometime last year it became impossible to properly work in Firefox with Dragon. The existing plug-in/extension stopped working. Apparently Mozilla decided to change something essential in an update to Firefox, causing the Dragon extension to become inoperable. A great disappointment, since for many people Firefox is the preferred Internet browser. With the advent of the […]
Nuance has come out with a free update to version 15.3 which offers a solution for several excruciating bugs in Dragon Professional Individual and Microsoft Office. Why you need this update These were the issues experienced many people running Dragon Professional Individual 15 in combination with Word and Outlook on Windows. It was impossible to correctly position the […]
Dragon may seem a wonderful solution on first sight. And in most cases it can certainly be absolutely great. But there are several considerations to keep in mind. What do you need to successfully use Dragon? Important success factors include yourself as the end user of the software, your computer and the microphone. You: the end user […]
It seems so convenient: just talk to your computer and it will do what you say. Much easier than use the keyboard and mouse, right? Perhaps you’re a bit older and never learned how to work with a computer. Or perhaps you have serious physical issues preventing you to be able to use a mouse […]
Is there such a thing as an Ultimate guide to Dragon NaturallySpeaking? Let me explain how I came to this question: If you have read my bio, you know that I have been a trainer for speech recognition software for almost 20 years now. However, I have a confession to make: running an international online branche […]
I’ve had incredible fun singing a Christmas song to the Dragon 🙂 . It’s amazing what you can make the speech recognition do if you have a bit of patience. Click video below: Merry Christmas to you!