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MacSpeech Ships MacSpeech Dictate 1.5

The first upgrade to MacSpeech Dictate provides a new vocabulary editor, new accent options, and improved accuracy.
Posted May 18, 2009
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MacSpeech announced the immediate availability of MacSpeech Dictate 1.5, the first upgrade to the speech recognition solution for the Macintosh.

The release introduces a vocabulary editor, English profile options, enhanced accuracy, and much more. MacSpeech Dictate 1.5 requires Mac OS X 10.5.6 or higher and is available today for $199 as a new purchase or for $54.95 for current owners of MacSpeech Dictate.

MacSpeech Dictate users can now add, delete, manage, and train words in their profile's vocabulary using the vocabulary editor. The vocabulary editor also lets people customize behaviors related to the included words, such as capitalization, pronunciation, or the use of spacing surrounding the word.

MacSpeech Dictate 1.5 also provides greater accuracy than ever before. The underlying technology enhancements provide up to 20 percent more accurate recognition. The release also introduces new profile options for Inland North American, Southern North American, and Latino North American accents.

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