Voice dictation tools helpful, but still have kinks

[nik's note: some opinion - not mine]


“If you simply ran a stopwatch and compared how long it took to dictate and correct a document versus simply typing it, voice recognition doesn’t seem much faster and, indeed, is sometimes slower,” wrote Kennerly of the Philadelphia, Pa.-based, Beasley Firm LLC in an e-mail. “The critical difference is fatigue. After I type a document, I usually feel tired and unwilling to move on to my next task. Voice recognition software dramatically reduces that fatigue.

“The difference is often greatest at the end of the day. Instead of leaving your office with pain in your hands, wrists, and forearms, you leave feeling productive and ready to go back the next day.” 
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