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Vista Voice Recognition

July 21, 2008

The built in voice recognition in Windows Vista is more impressive than I was expecting but still too dissapointing to be of a real value.  Trying to capture a train of thought works terribly unwell with current speech recognition so unless you need to dictate an already written paper (which it works quite well for) then stay away.  Unless you want some hilarious results.  I was trying it out myself when my wife called and I didn’t bother to turn it off while I was having our brief conversation.  This is what Vista thought I said:

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And you know, now that I think about it, I remember doing this with Michale and Dragon Naturally Speaking a few years back.  Wonder if I blogged about it then too.  Guess I should check my own archives.  Damn that fallable human memory.