edward at ngtvoice.com
Thu Feb 28 05:30:04 PST 2008
We've worked with speech input for many years. I believe that generally the
NaturallySpeaking product has had higher initial accuracy, and provides a
more complete 'tool kit' to optimize the software. The breadth of the DNS
user interface can be disconcerting at first...but ultimately provides a
more fluid user experience...if one stays with it.
As another poster pointed out MacSpeech recently announced a licensing
agreement with Nuance and we're aniticipating a product based on the MREC
engine somewhere this year that will run on the Apple OS. (We don't know
quite what that will look/feel like, but we're optimistic based on Nuance's
Edward S. Rosenthal, President and CEO, Next Generation Technologies Inc.
20006 Cedar Valley Rd. #101, Lynnwood, WA 98036
Phone: 425-744-1100 extension 15; Fax: 425-778-5547
E-Mail: edward at ngtvoice.com
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Subject: Re: [Athen] iListen
A comparison of recognition accuracy, user interface, user experience,
or all of the above? Regardless, the point might be moot since
MacSpeech has discontinued iListen in favor of their new product,
Dictate, which is based on the Dragon speech recognition engine.
Quoting Howard Kramer <Howard.Kramer at Colorado.EDU>:
> Can anyone offer a comparison of iListen (for the Mac) vs. Naturally
> Speaking (Windows).
> Howard Kramer
> Assistive Technology Lab Coordinator
> AT Conference Coordinator
> Disability Services
> CU-Boulder, 107 UCB
> Boulder, Co 80309
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