We have previously presented a video demonstration of Dragon Naturally Speaking 12 (“DNS”) on this site. This video demo has received over 10,000 views, so there is apparently great interest in the real world capabilities of of the DNS dictation software. A service pack has been issued for DNS 12 (12.5). After installing the service pack, DNS seemed to have a higher accuracy rate. This presented an opportunity not only to do another DNS demonstration, but to also show off the new Camtasia Studio 8 desktop video production application.
Camtasia allows you to create high quality recorded presentations from your desktop. More than a simple screen recorder, Camtasia gives you the tools you need to truly customize and edit your videos. Record on-screen activity, add imported media, create interactive content, and share high-quality, HD videos that your viewers can watch anytime, on nearly any device. It comes with a fantastic editing suite and an extensive library of tutorials. It’s a bit pricey at $299.00, but nonprofit and educational use discounts are available. To test Camtasia, I took advantage of their 30 day free trial offer. It was easy to produce this first video with no training, although clearly I did not even scratch the surface of the application’s capabilities. An actual review of Camtasia will be coming in the near future. Click for the Dragon Naturally Speaking 8 Demo Redux.
As always, questions and comments are welcomed.