Off-Topic: Computing for the Blind

Da Rock freebsd-questions at
Tue Mar 27 23:25:29 UTC 2012

On 03/28/12 15:28, perryh at wrote:
> Jerry<jerry at>  wrote:
>> When it comes to "speech recognition", the only two applications
>> that seem to work reliably at all levels are "Siri on iPhone 4S"
>> and "Dragon NaturallySpeaking", neither of which are obviously
>> available on FreeBSD. I don't believe that there is even a
>> *nix/BSD version of "Dragon NaturallySpeaking" in production.
> The Windows version of "Dragon NaturallySpeaking" is, however,
> reputed to work well on wine, which is in ports.  One of the D-NS
> developers (or maybe it was a tech support person) was helping out
> on the wine-users forum for a while; I don't recall having seen her
> post there recently, but this _might_ be because D-NS is working so
> well with recent wine versions that no one needs help with it.
That would be really useful. Keeping that one in the memory banks...

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