About best voice and text processing

When it comes to writing out large amounts of material, typing it can get tiring quickly. Voice transcription is a much better option, if only to keep your mind clear. That said, there are a host of other benefits that come with voice transcription aside from the obvious.
1. Time saving.
If you’re not a professional typist, you most likely only write 20-30 words per minute on a traditional keyboard. Most professional typists net only 57 words or so per minute. However, transcription averages around 142 words per minute. That’s close to three times the speed of normal typing. You could complete your work in a third of the time it currently takes me.
2. Improvisation.
Voice dictation trains a person to be more fluid in their thoughts. If you get into the habit of verbally articulating your own thoughts, then you’re going to become a better speaker both in public and in private conversation. The art of speaking in such a way that a computer can clearly understand what you’re saying means you’ll easily be able to speak in such a way that someone hard of hearing or someone unfamiliar with the topic can understand you.
3. More insightful work.
When writing by hand, people have a tendency to think too much about what they’re going to say. When using voice transcription, the words are able to flow more freely between their brain and the page. This is considered a decrease in ‘cogitative fixation’ and makes the words more authentic; while errors may crop up, those can be cleaned up during editing.
4. More analytical.
When transcribing, people tend to use imagery more often while writing. This is because they’re communicating what they say with their eyes and voice rather than their hands. The barrier between typing and normal communication is significant, as the hands translate the world in a completely different way than our eyes and ears do.
There are a host of voice transcription programs available, but few are as effective as Voicescribe. This program allows a person to speak into their computer using a normal microphone; no professional equipment is needed. It ‘learns’ to anticipate what a person will say and adapts to accents and patterns of speech, making it easier for a person to transcribe the more they use the program.

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