Turn your voice into text instantly by using a desktop dictation microphone or the built in microphone in your laptop. See the Speech to text section for more details.
Navigate to the Dictations tab and click on Start speech to text in the toolbar.
Choose the language before you start.
Use a desktop dictation microphone to get the best speech recognition results:
Click on Record/Pause to start.
When you start speech to text for the first time, you will be asked by your browser to allow access to your microphone:
Click on Allow to continue.
You can also use different voice commands, click on Available commands to display all commands.
Click on Settings to define your own vocabulary.
Finish the speech-to-text session by clicking on Finish in the toolbar.
To download your transcribed text, select the dictation in the dictation list.
Click on Download in the toolbar and select Download attachments.
Click on Send to speech recognition in the toolbar to send your dictation to the automated (machine) speech recognition. The Speech recognition section covers this process in more details.
You can also use the Philips Voice Recorder app to send your dictations to speech recognition or the transcription service. The Use SpeechLive with the app section covers all necessary steps to set up SpeechLive in the app and how to send dictations to different services.
Click on Send to transcription service in the toolbar. Your dictation will be transcribed by (human) transcriptionists. The Transcription service section covers this in more details.