Archive for April, 2008

MacSpeech Dictate problems

Tuesday, April 29th, 2008

A general warning to all users interested in purchasing MacSpeech Dictate: One of our DCP clients reported having a problem with the program crashing upon trying to create a user. This of course, is a pretty essential step to using speech recognition software.

Upon further searching online, we found numerous sources pointing to this being an error related to a faulty English Language data disc (the other cd provided in the MacSpeech package). These sources claim this can be resolved by calling MacSpeech support and getting said disc replaced.

Dragon v9.5

Monday, April 28th, 2008

The DCP has recently obtained version 9.5 of Dragon Naturally Speaking and will be testing it’s compatibility with our various machines. Stay tuned for more information.

Inaccessible Features IN WordPress 2.5

Thursday, April 24th, 2008

This WordPress Forum post outlines problems with unlabelled links (Add Media section), and other unreachable features in WordPress 2.5. Jaws 9 seems slightly better, where the “HTML” and “Visual” editing buttons show up as functioning links.

Nuance Announces Dragonstories Writing Contest

Thursday, April 24th, 2008

DragonStories Web page

Demo KI Chair

Tuesday, April 22nd, 2008

The DCP office today received a demo ergonomic chair from Krueger International, or KI. The chair has various ergonomic features, and is available for evaluation from the DCP office.