Even though voice acceptance is now accessible on more apps and accessories than ever, I rarely find myself using the affection to behest text or issue commands. I’ve absolutely noticed improvements in the past few years, but it can still be awkward and inaccurate.

A new study conducted by advisers at Stanford University, the University of Washington and Chinese search firm Baidu suggests that I should apparently try it more often. According to the paper (PDF), which was appear beforehand this week, speech acceptance tools have been found to be three times faster than typing for English and Mandarin text entry.

The advisers accepted that speech recognition, which has come a long way in recent times thanks to advancements in big data assay and deep learning, is more authentic and faster than humans typing on keyboards.

They tested this in a study with 38 participants, who used Baidu’s Deep Speech 2 system, as well as accepted software keyboards on the iPhone. The test subjects’ achievement in dictating and typing 120 phrases each in English and Mandarin was monitored and compared.

The study appear that not only was speech acceptance 3x faster than typing in English and 2.8x faster in Mandarin, but the error rates were 20.4 percent and 63.4 percent lower respectively.

Not bad, huh? Those abstracts are cogent enough to argue me to try using voice commands and dictations tools more often.

Of course, It’s worth noting that this test was conducted using Baidu’s latest speech acceptance system – so your breadth with Google Now, Siri and Cortana will absolutely vary.

Deep Speech 2 powers Baidu’s Duer claimed abettor app and has found favor among Mandarin apostle because typing in that accent is time-consuming and because not anybody is accustomed with the Pinyin phonetic system used for transcribing on software keyboards.

Do you use speech acceptance often? What’s your acquaintance with it been lately? Let us know in the comments.