Some Windows 7 add-ons for speech recognition

Discussion in 'Windows 7' started by boblamb, Apr 24, 2010.

  1. boblamb

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  3. boblamb

    boblamb MDL Novice

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    Yeah, I´m using it to work in all apps. So far the only software the grid does not lay over is the game "Mass Effect 2", that I'm playing now. I guess it is because this game directly access the I/O hardware.
     
  4. biasanches

    biasanches MDL Novice

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    Hi Bob,

    Do you know if there are a UK version of this software? What language are you using?
     
  5. boblamb

    boblamb MDL Novice

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    I'm using US. But I changed here to UK, and apparently it is working ok. However I guess you need to re-train the software.
     
  6. mongen

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    Do you have a recommendation for a microphone? I have one of those cheapo "skype" headsets that you can get for $10 at radio shack, but its accuracy isn't any good.

    I use Dragon Naturally Speaking for work, and looking to get a better mic. There are some recommendations on knowbrainer.com etc, just wondering what you are using.
     
  7. sebus

    sebus MDL Guru

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    Logitech USB sets work fine (but probably you need to pay minimum $20 to get a good one)

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  8. boblamb

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    I use here a microsoft lifechat usb, it is good for speech recognition, but it has a messy cable. I would definitely buy a wireless headset next time. I heard bad things about the microsoft wireless, but some good things about the plantronics.
     
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    i used to use Dragon Naturally Speaking in XP, but it's very slow on my core2duo. Takes 5s to respond to a sentence. Where's the speech in win7? I never knew it could support real speech - anyone use both and know which is faster?