Yes I have been using voice recognition programmes for over 15 years. Dragon Naturally speaking Preferred 9.0 is the ultimate at this time in my opinion. There may be some bargains on Amazon from time to time. As this is a new version then obviously it is being promoted. I used DNS 8 preferred and just updated.
I suffer from arthritis in my hands and it does all the work for me. A good website is here
Its NOT a toy,