Tuesday, January 22, 2019 [Tweets] [Favorites]

Will Apple Fill the Speech Recognition Void?

Adam Engst:

This move is a blow to professional users—such as doctors, lawyers, and law enforcement—who depended on Dragon for dictating to their Macs, but the community most significantly affected are those who can control their Macs only with their voices.

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TidBITS reader Todd Scheresky is a software engineer who relies on Dragon Professional Individual for his work because he’s a quadriplegic and has no use of his arms. He has suggested several ways that Apple needs to improve macOS speech recognition to make it a viable alternative to Dragon Professional Individual[…]

Previously: Dragon Speech Recognition Software for Mac Discontinued.

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