Movie Maker and Windows Speech Recognition

Michael Patten from the PIX team just published a really cool video up on soapbox and the PIX team blog showing how easy it is to use Windows Speech Recognition and Movie Maker together to create a new movie, publish it, and preview it, without ever touching the keyboard. See for you self by clicking…

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Windows Speech Recognition and User Access Control

Yeah, yeah… Windows Speech Recognition (WSR) is great and all, but what about those pesky security dialogs that pop up when I click on something with a picture of a shield on the? I can’t control them? Or can I? … Actually, you can. Sort of. But you have to change how User Access Control…

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Hands on training for Vista SR in Washington state

Karl Barksdale wrote to me earlier in the week about the great success he had with Vista SR at “THE FIRST WINDOWS VISTA SPEECH RECOGNITION CLASS IN BUSINESS EDUCATION“. And it happened 3 months before Vista SR will likely be available to consumers… Here’s just a sampling of what Karl had to say: One experienced…

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jkOnTheRun demos Vista, including Windows Speech Recognition (WSR)

jkOnTheRun is a pretty neat blog (actually in CNET’s Blog 100) that keeps track of all things mobile. JK’s tagline is “using mobile devices since they weighed 30 pounds.” Yesterday, JK posted a new JKOTR video, entitled Vista RC2 on a Samsung Q1 UMPC. I love UMPCs, partly because I used to work on the…

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Windows Speech Recognition Tutorial requires 1024×768 minimum to run

This morning there were a few blogs I caught via Technorati on the fact that Vista’s Windows Speech Recognition (WSR) requires a minimum of 1024×768 screen resolution to run. First Craig blogged about it on his blog, and then Rob picked it up on gottabemobile.com. Here’s what they had to say: Rob said: The speech…

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CBS News: Voice Recognition Put To Test

Larry Magid did an article on speech recognition last weekend on CBS News. In the article he talked about his experience with both Dragon Naturally Speaking (DNS) version 9, as well as Windows Speech Recognition (WSR) included in the upcoming Windows Vista Operating System. He had several positive things to say about Windows Speech Recognition…

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Windows Vista: Eye Candy or Functionality

  In an interesting blog posting on Windows Vista discussing the answer to the question, is Windows Vista just eye candy, or is a world class OS that everyone wants and needs, the author has this to say about Speech: … it’s very easy to learn, and works quite well. They have a tutorial on…

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