Boost your productivity with voice recognition software.

Formats: Webinar presentations
Topics: Getting established in the translation industry
Software, tools & computing

Course summary
Start time:Dec 10, 2010 16:00 GMT     Add to calendar

Duration: 60 minutes. Check what time the course is running in your local time here
Language:English
Summary:Learn in this webinar how to use voice recognition with your CAT tool and other applications to improve the way you work and boost your productivity.
Boost your productivity with voice recognition software.
A freelance translator's work can take a physical toll. The use of voice recognition software can be the solution to problems such as back, elbow and neck pain, allowing you to work more comfortably. It is also a proven method for increasing your productivity (and thus earning more). Learn in this webinar how to use voice recognition with your CAT tool and other applications to improve the way you work and boost your productivity.

Topics to be covered in the presentation:

• Introduction to voice recognition.
• How does it work?
• What are the advantages of using voice recognition software?
• Which are the software options available?
• What should we use voice recognition for? How should we use it?
• What's the impact in our productivity?
• Where can I buy it? How much does it cost?
Target audience
New and established translators who would like to incorporate voice recognition tools to their everyday work to increase productivity and the way they work.
Prerequisites
None - you don't need to have any software recognition software installed in your machine to participate in this session.
Virtual platform system requirements
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For PC-based Users:

• Required: Windows® 7, Vista, XP, 2003 Server or 2000 (Linux is not supported)
• Required: Internet Explorer® 6.0 or newer, or Mozilla® Firefox® 3.0 or newer (JavaScript™ and Java™ enabled) . If needed, download Java here.
• Internet Connection Required: Cable modem, DSL, or better recommended
• Recommended: Minimum of Pentium® class 1GHz CPU with 512 MB of RAM (2 GB of RAM for Windows Vista)

For Mac®-based Users:

• Required: Mac OS® X 10.4 (Tiger®), OS X 10.5 (Leopard®), OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard®)
• Required: Safari™ 3.0 or newer, Firefox® 2.0 or newer; (JavaScript™ and Java™ enabled)
• Internet Connection Required: Cable modem, DSL or better recommended
• Required: PowerPC G4/G5 or Intel processor, 512 MB of RAM or better

To Use VoIP (microphone and speakers or headset):

• Required: Fast Internet connection (384 kbps or more recommended)
• Required: speakers or headset (USB headset recommended)
• NOT required: Microphone - attendees can communicate with the trainer through incorporated chat.

Recommendations

• For the visual section of the training course, we recommend that you have a 64kbps link. This means using an ISDN line or Broadband. Wireless connection is NOT recommended.
• For the audio section of the training course, we recommend that you have a headset or speakers.
• We recommend that you log in 30 minutes in advance of the start time to prepare for the training course.

Courses will be open half an hour before the start time. Please login before the start time to ensure that everything on your system is working correctly.
Registration and payment information
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Click on the buy button on the right to purchase your seat

Participation fee includes:

• access to webinar session.
• unlimited access to the webinar recording.
• powerpoint slides to remind participants of the key points and lessons learned.
• certificates of attendance.

How do I purchase my spot?

To purchase your seat at this session please click on the "buy" button. Available slots are limited and will be assigned to registered and paid participants as soon as payment is reported. Early payment is advised in order to secure participation. Allow some time for payment processing if you are paying by wire transfer.

After your payment is received, your status will be changed to “registered and paid” and your spot for the session will be secured. An invoice and receipt of payment will be sent to you for your records.

How do I access the online platform?

72 hours before the webinar takes place, you will receive an invitation to join the session. Please, click the registration link or button provided in the invitation email and complete the registration form.
Trainer
Cultures Connection    View feedback | View all courses
Bio: Fabrice Michon es economista y traductor. Se graduó en economía de América latina en La Sorbona y Cambridge (DEA) y siguió el curso de maestría en asuntos internacionales (MPA) de la universidad de Columbia. Fue gerente de exportaciones para América latina de Prepac SA (www.prepac.com), Gerente de negocios para Centro América y el Caribe de Freelance technologies (www.freelance.com), Gerente de proyectos de PriceWaterHouseCoopers y Economista principal de la Comisión europea. En 2004 fundó Cultures Connection (www.culturesconnection.com), una agencia que se especializa en la traducción de documentos para organismos internacionales. Es traductor oficial de, entre otros, la FAO, UNEP y la OCDE.
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