[Athen] Mac: Speech-to-text and non-manual mouse control
hascherdss at gmail.com
Wed May 2 09:59:20 PDT 2018
Thanks, Wink & Dan! I don't know that switching to Windows is an option
for him, but it's certainly one of the options to consider. It does sound
like this is an area that is not supported well on Apple OS.
I appreciate you both!!
Heidi Scher, M.S., CRC
Center for Educational Access
University of Arkansas
Fayetteville, AR 72701
On Wed, May 2, 2018 at 11:11 AM, Dan Comden <danc at uw.edu> wrote:
> It will be a difficult conversation if this person is a serious Mac user
> but ... he needs to switch to Windows. I have gone through this with a
> couple of students over the years -- they fight and fight with the Mac
> product and either grudgingly switch to Windows or give up. Nuance's speech
> product for MacOS isn't nearly as polished and capable as
> NaturuallySpeaking in Windows. I have poked around the edges of VoiceCode
> but it's a risky bet. If there's a way to give it a trial test, that'd be
> the way to go but last I checked, that was not an option.
> As Wink noted, the Windows-based solution of MathTalk + NaturallySpeaking
> in Windows is the way to go for spoken math.
> -*- Dan
> On Wed, May 2, 2018 at 7:04 AM, Heidi Scher <hascherdss at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> Since I'm not at all a Mac user, I'm reaching out to beg for you to share
>> some of your collective knowledge. Have a student whose is losing
>> manual dexterity. He is working on dual doctoral degrees (physics &
>> mathematics). As such, he works a lot with LaTeX and some other coding
>> software. He has been using Dragon, but is finding it cumbersome.
>> He has investigated VoiceCode software which works along with Dragon as
>> well as the SmartNav software and hardware.
>> If anyone has used these, would you share your experience? Are there
>> other suggestions we should investigate?
>> Heidi Scher, M.S., CRC
>> Associate Director
>> Center for Educational Access
>> University of Arkansas
>> ARKU 209
>> Fayetteville, AR 72701
>> 479.575.7445 fax
>> 479.575.3646 tdd
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