Air Dictate Lets You Write Without Typing
Apple’s Siri voice recognition is a fun tool, and now it can type.
The Air Dictate app from Avtron offers speech-to-text typing form an iPhone to a Mac, so it’s useful for document dictation. It’s a $1 app that works in conjunction with a software package that is downloaded for the computer. The link is over the local Wi-Fi network. The only down side is that it only works with the iPhone 4S and a Mac, so PC users of iPhones are out of luck.
Doctors will like this, since dictations are still a common practice in medicine. But for anyone who has problems typing or wants to reduce stress on their wrists, this is certainly a step in the right direction.
Tinkerers have found creative ways to use Siri (such as starting a car) and apps like this may be showing the way to a real speech-interfaced future.
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