Latest Articles: Dragon Desktop
Posted February 12, 2013 at 12:26 pm, by Melissa Dirth, Social Media Specialist
Have you ever gotten a love letter? Sent one? ‘Tis the season of love and valentines. But it is more likely that you send a Hallmark card than verse your true feelings. And true feelings come from the heart. Countless people use Dragon to put memories into words that can be kept, forever; whether writing love letters, chronicling family histories, or simply to help them be more creative. Using Dragon, put on your headset, sit back and just…talk – and quickly and easily capture your ideas whenever inspiration strikes. Tell your wife the story of how you felt when you first met her. Describe your joy when you found out you were expecting your daughter. Give a journal of your… read more
Posted January 15, 2013 at 9:11 am, by Marya McLaughlin, Communications Engagement Specialist, Mobile
With the New Year underway, we’re moving forward with new innovations, new technologies and new partnerships for 2013 and beyond. Just last week, we headed to CES 2013 – and we made some pretty big announcements while we were there! From mobile updates to tech-loaded cars, we’ve got you covered: We unveiled Swype Living Language - In addition to integrating the power of Dragon voice recognition, Swype has also been augmented with three new features—a Living Language dictionary that crowd-sources language in real-time so users can choose from a library of the most up-to-date words globally, a Smart Editor feature that will learn and edit with you, and expanded language options (over 25!) These personalized, intelligent dictionaries that learn and adapt… read more
Posted January 3, 2013 at 9:47 am, by Melissa Dirth, Social Media Specialist
Hey Dragon fans, as you may have noticed we’ve moved our blog over to Nuance Mobile Life, where we’ll be talking about all things Dragon, including how our software is leveraged on other consumer devices like mobile phones, in automobiles and televisions. We hope you enjoy the expanded content and the look and feel of our new property! It’s a new year, which means hundreds of millions of resolutions were made earlier this week. People all across the country took the promise of a new year to jump start their desires to be more healthy, happy, active, better in control of their money and spend more time with family. All are popular New Year’s resolutions that are made with varying degrees of… read more
Posted November 26, 2012 at 11:09 am, by Dragon Desktop
Attention all Cyber Monday Shoppers! If you’re looking to get your Holiday shopping done early, then today is your lucky day. Check out some of the great deals we’re offering below, and give the gift that gets people talking! Dragon Home Holiday Bundle It’s all about friends and family with our exclusive Dragon Home Holiday Bundle. This package features Dragon NaturallySpeaking 12 Home, the fast, fun and convenient way to interact with your PC using your voice. Dictate documents, send email, search the Web, and more – with simple voice commands. There’s no easier or more enjoyable way to capture creativity and get more done on your PC. Here’s what you get: Package includes Dragon Home Edition speech recognition software… read more
Posted November 25, 2012 at 11:30 am, by Dragon Desktop
Have 10 minutes to spare? If you’re a current Dragon 12 user, we’d LOVE to get your feedback on Dragon to help us learn more about your experience. Take our quick survey here: Dragon 12 Survey We’ll share your responses with our product development team – your voice matters to us, so use it!
Posted November 20, 2012 at 8:30 am, by Dragon Desktop
Here’s a quick Tuesday Tip for folks using Dragon NaturallySpeaking for the PC: Have you considered Dragon’s default hotkeys? The + on the numeric keypad is just one of them [Others include initiating correction and forcing the recognition of dictation instead of a command]. In the Options dialog, you can choose to modify or delete them. This is particularly important if you don’t have a numeric keypad, or you prefer to reserve your numeric keypad for data entry. Let us know if you have any suggestions for Dragon tips or questions that you’d like us to address here in the comments. We’ll do our best to feature as many as we can here each week!
Posted November 13, 2012 at 8:30 am, by Dragon Desktop
Here’s a quick Tuesday Tip for folks using Dragon NaturallySpeaking for the PC: To use the Calisto Bluetooth microphone, make sure its dongle (USB adapter) is plugged into your PC before you launch Dragon. Plus, check out the latest Bluetooth user guide, here! (Note: Bluetooth capability available in edition Premium and above) Let us know if you have any suggestions for Dragon tips or questions that you’d like us to address here in the comments. We’ll do our best to feature as many as we can here each week!
Posted November 12, 2012 at 9:16 am, by Dragon Desktop
This week we shine the spotlight on Duane French, our customer of the week! After an accident in 1968 left him a quadriplegic, Duane turned to Dragon NaturallySpeaking to help him communicate, reach his professional goals, and even meet the love of his life. Years ago, Duane recalls that he still faced many challenges when trying to communicate because assistive technologies weren’t nearly as advanced as they are today; he even says he “charmed [his] way through college by asking young women to type [his] papers.” Becoming Director of the Alaska Division of Vocational Rehabilitation opened his eyes to a new product, though – Dragon NaturallySpeaking. From the start he was impressed with the program’s level of accuracy, which he… read more