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BlackBerry Storm Takes Dictation with MyCaption Voice Recognition

mycaptionreply.pngWouldn't it be nice if you could talk into your BlackBerry Storm and have it all written down for you?   The MyCaption app  listens when you talk and then turns it into memos, notes, email and appointments.

My Caption is now available for the BlackBerryStorm and their CEO calls it, "The perfect
example of voice becoming the new keyboard."

Once the small plug-in is installed,  users can begin to
compose and reply to emails or sync with their enterprise networks
contact management systems. Users click on "Compose (MyCaption)" or
"Reply (MyCaption)" and start speaking the email. When finished click
"done" and an email is sent to anyone in the user's network. MyCaption
gives all users the ability to review and edit their email
before sending.

In addition to the new BlackBerry Storm,MyCaption is currently
supported on the BlackBerry Pearl, BlackBerry Curve and BlackBerry 8800 series smartphones.

Some key features of MyCaption include:

  • Three
    Minutes of Talk Time: MyCaption enables the business user, for the
    first time, to speak business-length emails comfortably, for up to
    three minutes. Users can include natural instructions such as 'Quote,
    Unquote' or 'new paragraph'.
  • Text Review: The voice-to-data
    service allows users to review your spoken email before sending via
    BlackBerry, with an easy-to-use text-review capability. Users can edit
    their text, add after-thoughts and additional insights, make
    corrections or change plans on the fly.
  • Customizable
    Dictionary: MyCaption for BlackBerry also offers a customizable
    dictionary, to fit the user's style and tone. The voice-to-data service
    grows with its user, offering additional conveniences such as the
    ability to 'learn' your industry-specific phrases and acronyms.

MyCaption
has currently implemented a free, time-specific trial period where
users can take MyCaption for BlackBerry for a test drive. The free
trial will also enable users to get a sense of how much they use the
service. MyCaption offers multiple pricing plans, which can be found here. The user is under no obligation to give their credit card upon sign-up.

Plans start at $6.95 a month or $10.00 for 20 standard messages.

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