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I have an access database that I use for field data entry

Right now I use a tabled and either type or use handwritting recognition to enter notes

Has anybody had experience with using spoken data entry (like my Iphone allows for text messages)

This would be a huge time saver

Thanks
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Question by:rogerdjr
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Dragon Dictate:

http://www.nuance.com/dragon/index.htm

  Been around for many years and works well and it's works for more then database entry.

Jim.
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by:GrahamSkan
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No recommendations either way  (I don't personally have such a need), but remember that Windows 7, at least, has Speech recognition as a built-in facility
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Boyd (HiTechCoach) Trimmell, Microsoft Access MVP earned 2000 total points
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rogerdjr,

What you are looking for is often called Speech Recognition or Speech-to-Text.  This is usually handled by Windows (the OS). Most applications will see the text as keyboard input. You place the cursor when you want to inset text and type or speak.  

I am using the Windows 7 Speech Recognition feature to write this reply in Word. I will then copy and paste it here.

See:
What can I do with Speech Recognition?
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows7/what-can-i-do-with-speech-recognition

Dictate text using Speech Recognition
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows7/dictate-text-using-speech-recognition

Set up Speech Recognition
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows7/set-up-speech-recognition
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by:rogerdjr
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Great info

Thanks - I'll give it a try
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by:Jeffrey Coachman
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Just note that all of these utilities will require a learning curve.

In other words you don't just talk into the mic and have everything transcribed perfectly.

And doing other basic "Editing" may prove to be problematic
(Spellcheck, Copy, backspace, Overtype, Delete, ...etc)
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by:rogerdjr
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Points me right to the space I need

Ready to start experimenting.

Thanks
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