Question: Is there any way of successfully browsing the web using voice recognition? It would be a huge enabler to be back surfing the web and finding information already in existence:)
Answer 1: I was quite surprised at how easy this was with Dragon Naturally Speaking. In fact, I found it easier to use as a browser interface than as a word processor interface and the accuracy was much higher. DNS has a special plug-in just for Internet Explorer and it works very well. And for non-VR surfing, try the Opera browser. It’s more RSI-friendly than either Netscape or IE. Everything can be done by keystroke. Not free, but not very expensive. http://www.opera.com.
Answer 2: There’s also a free browser from Philips. I use NaturallySpeaking but am going to test the Philips browser this weekend.