Avoiding indecipherable M.D. scrawl: Nuance delivers a health-specific speech-to-text offering

02.17.16 In the News
Avoiding indecipherable M.D. scrawl: Nuance delivers a health-specific speech-to-text offering

By Ben Kepes     February 17, 2016 (Featured in ComputerWorld)

Doctors are known for having some of the worst handwriting in the world. Nuance could have the solution.

I once had a colleague who wasn’t efficient typing emails and documents and hence resorted to using Dragon’s speech recognition software. I’ve spent countless hours sitting in an office hearing someone talk to their computer and (it has to be said) grow frustrated at mistakes and issues around accent recognition. The company behind Dragon, Nuance Communications, is focused exclusively on speech and language solutions. Across its many different products, Nuance powers speech to text for literally millions of users every day.

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