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    Voice Recognition

    I've been asked by a member of my Learning Support Unit whether we have any Voice Recognition software. In short, we don't - but do any of you use it in school?

    What do you use, and do you recommend it?

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    Re: Voice Recognition

    We've looked into this in the past.

    ViaVoice isn't worth the CD it's printed on. The only halfway decent one I've ever seen is Dragon Naturally Speaking

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    Re: Voice Recognition

    Yep, got dragon at home here. Works well however you absolutely must spend an hour or so training it.

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    Re: Voice Recognition

    I was afraid that you were going to say Dragon.......

    I've just had a real laugh with the built-in Microsoft speech recognition tool... demonstrated it to a staff member and she was horrified!

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    Re: Voice Recognition

    I think the problem will be that most teachers wont spend the time it takes to train the software to their voice. Hence will assume it's 'broken' and wont use it.

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    Re: Voice Recognition

    this link has been posted before, but I think it's worth adding it here -

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IkeC7HpsHxo

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    Re: Voice Recognition

    We have Dragon and use XPs built in stuff. It's the kids here that have to train the s/w to thier voices - even worse!

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