Dragon NaturallySpeaking version 12Ignite New Possibilities Confidential Until July 26, 2012
Table of Contents • Who is Nuance? • Dragon, A Brief History • Who Uses Dragon NaturallySpeaking? • Introducing Dragon NaturallySpeaking 12 • What’s New in Dragon NaturallySpeaking 12? • Dragon Editions/Pricing
Who Uses Dragon NaturallySpeaking? • Professionals –to be more efficient in the office, or on the go • Students and Teachers – to get schoolwork done in a flash, comment on papers, or to overcome learning challenges • Writers – to capture the creative flow • People who have difficulty typing – to overcome physical challenges • Doctors – to capture patient data • Anyone who wants to keep up with the speed of thought!
Introducing Dragon NaturallySpeaking 12 • Speak your mind to capture your ideas and create content more naturally and efficiently. • Command your PC by voice. Talk your way through email, documents, social networking and more — quickly and naturally.
What’s New in Dragon 12 • Even More Accurate • Faster Than Ever • Enhanced Web Mail • Interactive Tutorial • Wideband Bluetooth Support • Smart Format Rules • More Natural Text-to-Speech • Faster Correction • Dragon Remote Mic – Now for Android
What’s New in Dragon 12 Even More Accurate… • Dragon 12 delivers up to a 20% improvement in out-of-box accuracy compared to Dragon 11. • For users of earlier versions of Dragon, there is an even more significant improvement in accuracy when moving to Dragon 12: • Dragon 8 – 75% • Dragon 9 – 55% • Dragon 10 – 35% • Dragon 12 makes it easier for you to boost your own accuracy • Analyze sent emails and documents • Optimize the Dragon Language Model
What’s New in Dragon 12 Faster than Ever… • Faster Processors = Faster Dragon. If a user has a PC with multi-core processors and >4GB RAM, Dragon will automatically choose the speech model that will deliver faster performance • Finer control = Faster Dragon. Dragon 12 lets users specify more preferences for commands within Dragon. By giving the option to disable certain commands, Dragon can boost performance.
What’s New in Dragon 12 Enhanced Web Mail… • Dragon 12 enhances the experience with Gmail and Hotmail in Internet Explorer 9, Mozilla Firefox 12 or higher, and Google Chrome 16 or higher. • New browser add-on delivers: • Full Text Control • Commands for the most frequent actions
What’s New in Dragon 12 Interactive Tutorial… • Dragon 12 lets users get up to speed quickly with short simulations for practicing good dictation, correction and editing habits. Great for new and experienced users
What’s New in Dragon 12 Wideband Bluetooth Support…* • Dragon 12 adds support for wideband (16kHz) Bluetooth • 16kHz Bluetooth technology delivers a clearer audio signal, allowing Dragon to boost accuracy over traditional, 8kHz Bluetooth (better input = better output) by up to 24% • No training required with wideband Bluetooth headsets • Premium edition and above
What’s New in Dragon 12 Smart Format Rules… • Dragon reaches out to you, and adapts by detecting your format corrections – abbreviations, numbers, and more — so your dictated text looks the way you want it to every time.
What’s New in Dragon 12 More Natural Text-to-Speech… • Dragon 12 users can review editable text by listening to a natural text-to-speech voice, powered by a new text-to-speech engine from Nuance.
What’s New in Dragon 12 Faster Correction… • Dragon 12 now makes it more likely for a user to see the correct alternative word choice, making it easier and faster to make correction • Word options in correction list in Dragon 12 increased by 100% over v11 in many cases
What’s New in Dragon 12 Dragon Remote Mic App… • Dragon 12gives users the freedom to use a compatible iOS*or* Android device as a wireless microphone over WiFi, with the free Dragon Remote Microphone App. (Now available in Dragon Home Edition).
What’s New in Dragon 12 New for Professional/Legal Editions • Recognition Log: Administrators can obtain a recognition log file for each end-user, to easily and quickly gather rich, objective usage information which can be used to give users targeted advice and measure return on investment. • Transcription, Streamlined: Dragon’s Auto-Transcribe Folder Agent (ATFA) manages the flow of transcribed text and synchronized audio of [digital] [voice] recordings to streamline third-party review and correction. In version 12, ATFA: • Supports .DOC and .RTF as output formats, in addition to .TXT. • Runs a script (such as an email notification) when a transcription is complete • Note: The “Roaming” configuration allows dictation and [third-party] correction from different network locations and computing devices while ensuring centralized management of master user profiles.
What’s New in Dragon 12 New for Professional/Legal Editions • Export Custom Words Along with Word Properties: Users can choose to export word properties in XML format when exporting custom word lists for reuse in other user profiles. • Remote Desktop Connection: Use Dragon Without Installing It Locally. Dragon now supports remote use on a computer running Windows Server 2008 R2 or Windows 7 Ultimate. With Microsoft’s free Remote Desktop Connection software (formerly called Terminal Services Client), you can use Dragon from a local Windows computer on which Dragon itself is not installed.
Dragon NaturallySpeaking 12 – Editions and Pricing Professional – $599.99 • Legal – $799.99 Premium – $199.99 Home – $99.99 • -Volume Licensing available • -School License available (Dragon Professional and Dragon Dictate) - $2500 • -Two-Pack $349; Five-Pack: $799.99 • -Premium Mobile (Digital Recorder Bundle) $299 • -Premium Wireless (Wideband Bluetooth bundle) $299 • -Premium Student/Teacher $99.99 (requires online validation and activation)