computer corner. Windows 7 and Speech Recognition

Larsen, Kurt
October 2010
PN;Oct2010, Vol. 64 Issue 10, p38
Trade Publication
The article offers information on the speech recognition in Windows 7. It states that speech recognition helps people with disabilities like quadriplegia in their productivity. It discusses the steps on how to activate the speech recognition in Windows 7 beginning with a tutorial on how to use the system. It also features the Dragon Dictation, a speech recognition application for iPhone and iPad from Nuance and the xTag Wireless Microphone from Revolabs Inc.


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