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An idea and a question on Dragon naturally speaking

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by shanna_doll, Jan 25, 2013.

  1. shanna_doll

    shanna_doll Power Member

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    So I have noticed some people here are using dragon naturally speaking. I have a question:

    1. How hard is to create content using the software if user doesn't know to pronounce english words perfectly, bad accent etc.

    2. Does it work to turn the software on and open youtube video, so the DNS records words from a video and then on that way it makes content for you

    I have never used the DNS but I'm planning to.
     
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    Endire Elite Member Premium Member

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    Shanna_doll,

    I don't have experience with the Dragon software personally however in answer to one of your questions, you may have issues with results if your English is not that great. Speech to text software relies heavily on the pronunciation of the user. They have gotten much better over the years but it will not serve as a viable translator.

    Best,

    Shawn
     
  3. masterofsites1985

    masterofsites1985 Junior Member

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    From the user of Dragon Naturally Speaking for a couple of years (yeah I spend a lot of time writing articles on it), the YouTube thing is not going to work as DNS relies heavily on voice accuracy and volume. IMHO, I doubt you shall get those in the video.

    The main concern is the accuracy of the accent. If there is a problem with your pronunciation, it's a better proposition to improve that first, then try out DNS. Once you improve that, writing original/rewrite articles will be a piece of cake.

    In fact, typed out this whole reply in DNS, some mistakes, but overall, 95% accurate.
     
  4. littlemonk

    littlemonk Registered Member

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    DNS 12 is awesome. I only heard good review from people that use it on daily basis.
    This one is a bit old:
    www dot problogger dot net/archives/2009/11/21/speech-recognition-for-bloggers-the-ultimate-guide/

    As suggested in the post above buy extra hardware to make it perfect.
    Q 1 and 2, I don't think that would work.
     
  5. bryanon

    bryanon Executive VIP Premium Member

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    I haven't used Dragon a whole lot (only tried it out quickly a few years ago) but as far as I know, the main competitive edge Dragon has over most similar solutions is its way to learn - or rather adapt. Meaning that no matter how poor your English pronunciation is, as long as it's constant you should be OK after a while. Mind you though, the "training phase" may take quite a bit of time but the end result should be decent.
     
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    In theory you could speak French and it will write English if you spent the time training it. You need to get it to understand how your accent works. There are special training sessions you can complete with hard works to pronounce which will a llow it to better understand you in the future, do some of these. DNS rocks! For a while i wrote all my BHW posts with DNS and it was pretty cool.

    Apparently people do this with youtube sometimes. Let us know how it goes.
     
  7. Hootz

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    I've used it for dictating articles before and honestly it made me smile at how fantastic it was. You will need to speak in a clear accent though.
     
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