Category Archives: Trouble With Names

What’s In a Name? Anyone’s Guess With Voice Recog. Software

Most commercial voice recognition programs have developed to the point that they handle standard language and sentences fairly accurately.  But I find that even the king of ‘em, Dragon NaturallySpeaking, still blunders with names.  Here are a few examples I’ve … Continue reading

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Three More…

What I actually said to my computer: La Canada (A city, pronounced “La CanYAHda.”) How my voice software translated it: Locke Kenyatta What I actually said to my computer: Is this a brilliant plan? How my voice software translated it:  … Continue reading

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Unaware in My Underwear

Though I’ve just upgraded to the newest version of Dragon NaturallySpeaking, the voice recognition errors still occur.  Yes, DNS version 11 is better—a good investment.  But a background noise while I’m dictating, or a rushed or slurred spoken phrase, can … Continue reading

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Week’s roundup of voice recognition errors

This week’s top 3 memorable bloopers brought to you by my voice recognition software’s misrepresentations. 🙂 Continue reading

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