Larry Allen began speech recognition sales and support in 1995 after spending the prior 25 years as a programmer, consultant, and company founder. During that time he specialized in operating systems and networking development projects for a mainframe operating system. Since 1997 he has worked with Dragon NaturallySpeaking while assisting hundreds of persons with their own individual journeys towards hands-free computer use and effective dictation systems.
Many other Dragon resellers use his services to create commands for their customers.
He holds a patent in the field of automatic error detection and correction and earned his B.S. and M.S. degrees at University of Arizona and Arizona State University.
Larry Allen is the author of a series of well-respected and popular books on advanced usage of Dragon NaturallySpeaking, Scripting for Dragon NaturallySpeaking® 6, Scripting for Dragon NaturallySpeaking® 7, Scripting for Dragon NaturallySpeaking® 8, Scripting for Dragon NaturallySpeaking® 9, Scripting for Dragon NaturallySpeaking® 10 and Scripting for Dragon NaturallySpeaking® 11.
Softnet Systems, Inc. was founded by Larry Allen in 1986. Work with speech recognition systems started in 1995, and since 1997 Softnet has been devoted to providing technical consultation, customization, troubleshooting, and deployment of speech recognition systems. Visit our Services section for more information.
Softnet Systems, Inc. is a Nuance Gold Certified Solutions Provider Partner and a Dragon Medical Premier Partner.