Installing Voice Recognition Components
Please make sure you have downloaded the latest Speak or Speak & Mail
This component in not included in Speak, however, you can run Speak without it, but you will not have voice recognition capabilities).
Speech recognition engines provide speech input capabilities for Microsoft Agent. At this time Microsoft provides a single U.S. English speech recognition engine for use with Microsoft Agent. To use this engine you should have a Pentium 120-MHz PC (or faster). Click the link below to download this speech engine.
Follow the installation prompts and accept all of the defaults.
If you've already installed this, you will see "Microsoft Speech Recognition Engine 4.0" in the Control Panel's Add/Remove Programs list.
Characters (Optional, Merlin is included with Speak)
Download Speech Control Panel. This will install a Control Panel for Speech which you can access from the Control Panel. You can train the character, change pronunciation and adjust settings for the speech input and output speech engines.
Questions? Read our Frequently Asked Question.