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Looking for Review of Nexidia Software

Date Submitted: 06-May-2011
From: Miriam Meyerhoff
Subject: Looking for Review of Nexidia Software
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Notice: Does anyone have personal experience using Nexidia transcription software? I have looked for independent reviews online and can't find much.

I am interested in: (a) evaluations of the speed of transcription, especially in relation to accuracy; (b) range of languages (promotional material simply says '30 languages' but it is not clear if this includes,
e.g. multiple dialects of English).

Thanks, Miriam