Dragon Naturally Speaking
scott.blair at gmail.com
Tue Apr 19 05:59:40 UTC 2016
On 04/18/2016 11:59 PM, Tommy Trussell wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 4, 2016 at 4:48 AM, Chris Green <cl at isbd.net
> <mailto:cl at isbd.net>> wrote:
> On Sun, Apr 03, 2016 at 08:46:22PM -0700, Joseph Loo wrote:
> > On 04/03/2016 03:05 PM, Scott Blair wrote:
> > > I have a Marine buddy of mine that is going blind. He has
> stuff that he
> > > has written that he wants to put on his computer. My first
> response was
> > > Dragon Naturally Speaking. I checked his computer and it is
> running MS
> > > Vista and it does not support it. I talked to him about
> switching to
> > > Ubuntu. He is fine with that. What programs for Linux that are
> > > Dragon Naturally Speaking that are available?
> > >
> > >
> > What are you trying to do. Does he wants to speak to the computer or
> > listen to what is on the computer.
> > Sphinx allows the operator to speak to the computer.
> > Orca speaks to the operator and tells him what is on the screen.
> > Note: My friend says Unit works but gnome-shell is a lot better
> using Orca
> > Note: Both are floss programs. Orca is usually available on any
> > You may need to down load sphinx.
> Sphinx would be what he's after, he wants to dictate into the machine
> and save the text. However sphinx isn't really "an application" that
> you can install, it's far messier than that.
> If someone is motivated to look deeper into CMU Sphinx, here's where
> you can learn more
> Plus of course various tutorials around the web for getting it to
> work. It sounds fairly experimental; not a finished product.
Thanks, I'm going to look into it. I'll install it on my laptop first so
(hopefully) it will go smoothly on his. I figured he can use Orca to
hear what he types.
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