If you’ve ever used the Dragon Dictate software on your Mac or PC then you will be pleased to know there is now a free Dragon Dictate iPhone App. If you’ve never tried dictation software then this app is definitely worth a go. Especially for free and the results are amazing. No training or set-up just speak and it immediately translates your voice into text. Check out the video after the jump.
- Dragon Dictation for iPhone allows you to easily speak and instantly see your text or email messages, with the company claiming this is up to 5 times faster than typing on the keyboard.
- Voice-to-text transcriptions that may be sent as SMS, Email, or pasted into any application on your iPhone using the clipboard
- Convenient editing feature that provides a list of suggested words with a voice driven correction interface
- Dictate anything and drop it anywhere using the iPhone clipboard feature. Start, stop, start again: long e-mails, short messages, a note, a post, whatever you want.
With Dragon Dictation iPhone app you can also use Facebook, compose emails & notes or reminders to yourself, Tweet and many other task all via your voice.
Unfortunately its only available in the US iTunes store at the moment. iTunes link
Update: 20th July 2010.
It looks like the UK version should be released for the iPhone and the iPad within the next couple of weeks.
Dragon Dictation iPhone App Headed To The UK