Speech Recognition

Speech recognition provides the perfect solution for anyone wanting to create documents quickly, independently and efficiently. Simply dictate directly into a PC and the words instantly appear on screen or have your voice recordings automatically transcribed.

HCD are the South African speech recognition experts, with more experience providing high-quality implementation, training and support services than any other vendor. Whether considering speech recognition to increase productivity or for RSI symptoms, HCD provide custom solutions.


Most people speak over 120 words per minute but type less than 40 words per minute. What if you could create email, documents and spreadsheets simply by speaking? What if you could control your PC just by talking to it, starting programs, navigating menus and surfing the web?

Three Keys to Success with Speech Recognition

We find that users who are given hardware guidance and learn to use the software in their environment with assistance from a speech-recognition trainer have a much greater chance of adoption. With decades of experience in providing speech recognition services, Human Capital Development has been able to quantify who succeeds, who fails and why.

The three keys to being successful with speech recognition are:

  • Adequate hardware: PC, microphone and software,
  • Investment of your time in learning this technology, and
  • Training with someone who can impart the tips and tricks required to use speech-recognition quickly and effectively.