Quote Originally Posted by RPM1 View Post
txt-2-speech is an accessibility program mostly for persons who are blind or have low-vision. This technology is available; I believe AT&T owns the voices and MS the speech engine . . . . . and developers pay through the nose to put into programs . . . consumer, handicapped or not pay through the nose for it.
"speech to text" or Speech recognition is a productivity program. Dragon Naturally Speaking has the rains of this horse I believe. Again expensive technology that developers must pay licensing on and pass on to customers.
Some people really benefit from these technologies as they enable vision impaired persons and other to reach goals they might otherwise not reach.
for some this is neccessity