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Voice recognition software programs: are they right for you?

Mohsen Attaran (Professor of Operations Management, School of Business and Public Administration, California State University, Bakersfield, CA, USA)

Information Management & Computer Security

ISSN: 0968-5227

Publication date: 1 March 2000


The increasing power of PCs, in particular, the advances in Pentium III and the AMD‐K6 with 3DNow technology have boosted speech recognition. Decades of research and development have yielded impressive results. The new generation of speech recognition software programs turns spoken phrases, paragraphs, and punctuation in to text at a conversational pace. This article reviews advantages and disadvantages of these programs.



Attaran, M. (2000), "Voice recognition software programs: are they right for you?", Information Management & Computer Security, Vol. 8 No. 1, pp. 42-44.




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