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.


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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