Tag Archives: Voice Recognition

Google Docs Voice Typing Command List (expanded)

  Google Docs recently added Voice Typing tool provides a voice recognition tool for word processing within Google Chrome. This is a great new feature in Google Docs that requires no training and little set up. Voice Typing can be turned on … Continue reading

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Google Docs Voice Typing Tool

Did you know that a new Voice Typing tool is available in Google Docs (since September 2015) providing speech recognition as a option when using Google Chrome Browser? I may be the only one who was not aware of this new tool, … Continue reading

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Ergonomics and “Texting Thumbs”

Virginia Hixson’s article on Ergonomics for Text Messaging  previously posted provides information on research and ergonomic solutions for discomfort associated with Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI) and one specific RSI injury called De Quervain’s Tenosynovitis  . RSI and De Quervain’s has been increasingly identified with discomfort associated with excessive … Continue reading

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Using Dragon Dictate on the iPad

A question was posed about how to edit text using Dragon Dictation app for iPad, so I searched and found a great YouTube video from C-Net Systems  that answer many how to questions about Dragon Dictation app. Here is their video overview of Dragon Dictate … Continue reading

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New iPad 3 Features – A Boon for Students with Learning Disabilities

I have heard others state that there was not enough upgrades in the new iPad 3 to warrant buying it.  Depending on the population of student you work with that might be true. However, working with students with learning disabilities and … Continue reading

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Dragon Dictation App vs. Dragon NaturallySpeaking – What’s the difference?

I am a user of Dragon Dictation on my iPhone (no Siri unfortunately) with good success using the manual ability to correct the mistakes prior to copy/pasting or emailing the produced text. I believe the Dragon Dictation provides a great … Continue reading

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Paper Port App – Dragon Dictation App on Steroids!

Are you impressed with the Dragon Dictation App? Well, you will love Nuances new PaperPort app that has Dragon Dictation tools in it! PaperPort App – This is Nuances new free digital note taking for your iPad (only iPad) that captures hand written … Continue reading

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