Dragon Dictate Speech Recognition GearFor optimal speech to text translation, professionals may want more than Apple's voice recognition engine can provide. Software like Nuance's Dragon for Mac can be trained for a particlular users voice patterns and deliver far higher accuracy. Custom dictionaries can be built to target the specific vocabulary of terms unique to your profession. For Doctors, the rather expensive Medical version of Dragon Professional for Mac (around $1000 USD) includes a huge dictionary of health, anatomical and medical terminology. It a situation where misinterpretation isn't acceptable and flawed transcription might put a patient at risk.
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Dragon Dictation Software For MacOSThe consumer version of Dragon for Mac is highly affordable for even casual users who want personalized and customized speech recognition capabilities that are significantly enhanced over what Apple's Dictation Services provides. The updated v6 version is a bit pricier: Indeed, it may be cheaper to purchase v5, then update to v6 at a discounted upgrade price.
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USB Dragon Mic Headset RecommendationsFor a quick and reliable connection, a USB microphone headset is the way to go for Dragon's speech recognition. The close proximity of the mic to the mouth insures higher accuracy and doesn't necessarily require an expensive, premium solution. Many USB mic headset options are available in the $20-$40 USD price range.
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