Best Practices when Dictating with Dragon

Have you ever wished you could just dictate to your computer, instead of having to type?

In this webinar, we will explore how this can be achieved with the best speech recognition software available today: Dragon Professional Individual.

Join us for a session packed with tips and best practices to make the most of your dictation efforts.
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  • This webinar includes:
  • Expert panellist: Nora Díaz, translator and simultaneous interpreter
  • Q&A session and in-webinar text-chat
  • Lifetime access to the webinar recording
  • In English
  • Certificate of completion
  • When? Enjoy now the recording of this webinar that took place on 23 February (18.00) 
  • Duration: 90 mins (approx)
  • Downloadable webinar program
  • See what you can achieve with Dragon
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Webinar and panellist description

Whether you're interested in dictation for health or productivity reasons (or just for fun!), this webinar will give you all the insight you need to start off on the right foot.

Having the right software is always the first step, but understanding other aspects of a great speech recognition experience, such as hardware and settings, makes a world of difference.

In this webinar via Zoom, Nora will share her best tips and tricks to make the most out of Dragon to dictate in a variety of environments, including CAT tools.

Nora Díaz has written and trained others extensively on speech recognition for dictation and computer control, and is currently recognized as one of the leading experts in this field.

Who is this webinar for?

This webinar is addressed to both translators who already use speech recognition and those interested in exploring this technology. The session includes:
  • tips for choosing the right hardware
  • strategies for proper speech recognition
  • tips to improve accuracy
  • examples of custom commands

The webinar will be delivered in English.

Webinar delivery

The webinar is divided into four main sections: hardware, settings, dictation, and commands. The commands section will include actual examples that participants can implement in their own Dragon installations.

There will also be a chance for you to put your questions to our expert panellist in the Q&A session at the end of the webinar.
The webinar will be recorded and you will be be granted lifetime access to the recording and extra content.

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Linguistic skills:
  • A good level of English is required.

IT resources:
  • A computer with speakers as well as a stable internet connection are necessary.
  • A Zoom account.

  • You can enjoy this 90 min (approx.) recording from wherever you want.
  • Lifetime access to the webinar recording will be granted upon registration.

Nora Díaz 

Nora Díaz is a full-time published EN-ES translator and translation team leader, working for clients located around the world on a daily basis translating, editing or proofreading content. Her interest in productivity has led to a constant exploration of technology to boost productivity, such as CAT tools, speech recognition, and custom macros. In her blog, Nora Díaz on Translation, Teaching and Other Stuff she shares what she has learned with translators from around the globe. 
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