Posted in Dyslexia, ICT, Literacy and English

Setting Up Speech Recognition in Windows 7

I hope everyone enjoyed the February break.

Did you know, that on our BT-provided refreshed machines, speech recognition is built in?

It’s very easy to set up, and requires no downloads.  Microsoft have published a full guide about how to do this here.

There is also a video that walks you through the process:

Remember, it’s worth investing in a headset with microphone for learners that you think would benefit from this technology.

Please get in touch if you have any questions about setting this up.

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Teacher at the Keycomm Resource Centre in Edinburgh, Scotland. Love my wee family, my cats, my friends. Passionate about inclusive education, nice red wine and travelling.

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