Although most of the products we sell and support are PC based and most of our clients use PCs, we have been a pure Mac shop for the last 6 years or so. Although I have access to pretty much any Speech Recognition technologies, for my day-to-day work, I haven’t really found the need to use Speech Recognition and my typing skills are good enough that I prefer to type.
We spend a lot of time here at the office on the PC versions of Dragon dealing with clients and doing demos but we haven’t really spent much time with the Mac version although we’ve kept up to date with the most recent versions of Dragon Dictate for Mac, we’ve never really tried it in a real world environment nor do we have any clients currently using it so I decided that I would take it upon myself to use it for a few days and report on how it compares with the PC versions.
We’ve had clients with Macs who have purchased the PC versions and run them in virtual environments or on Boot Camp and we don’t have the real-world experience with Dragon Dictate for Mac to compare them side-by-side so that’s what the goal this week is. I already have version 2.5.2 installed and starting today, I am going to be using it exclusively for any text entry on my iMac and report back throughout the week.
Stay tuned for the results :)
Post By: +Ryan Gaudet