Dragon NaturallySpeaking 9 is the most accurate speech recognition product Nuance has ever developed delivering accuracy that can exceed 99%! No other product delivers the proven accuracy performance and ease-of-use that make Dragon Naturally Speaking Preferred the world s best selling speech recognition product ideal for the PC enthusiast or small business user!Toss your keyboard away! Replace typing with the simplicity of using your voice to turn speech into text at up to 160 words per minute. Create email documents and spreadsheets more than three times faster than typing simply by speaking.Plus you can use your voice to control your PC. Start programs use menus and surf the Web all by voice. The age of speech recognition has arrived and Dragon NaturallySpeaking Preferred 9 gives you everything you need to get started in minutes including a high quality headset microphone with noise-canceling technology.System Requirements:Intel® Pentium® / 1 GHz processor (for example Pentium® M Pentium® 4 or equivalent AMD® processor Faster processors will yield faster performance) 512 MB RAM 1 GB free hard disk space Microsoft® Windows® XP (SP1 or higher) Home and Professional 2000 (SP4 or higher) Creative® Labs Sound Blaster® 16 or equivalent sound card supporting 16-bit recording Microsoft® Internet Explorer 5 or higher (free download available at www.microsoft.com) CD-ROM drive (required for installation) Speakers (required for playback of recorded speech and text to speech features) Nuance-approved noise-canceling headset microphone (included) A web connection is required for activation For Citrix deployment system requirements go to www.nuance.com/naturallyspeaking/citrixFormat: WIN 2000XPVISTA Genre: PRODUCTIVITY UPC: 780420115064 Manufacturer No: A109A-WC3-9.0
Special compatibility with Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel and Corel WordPerfect, plus support for handheld devices are just some of the features that make Dragon NaturallySpeaking Preferred the best selling speech recognition product in the world.
Dragon NaturallySpeaking Preferred 9 gives small business users and PC enthusiasts the power to create documents, reports, e-mails and moreall by speaking! Fast, easy and amazingly accurate, it’s over three times faster than typing. Just use your voice to dictate and edit in Microsoft Word and Excel, Corel WordPerfect, and virtually all Windows-based applications. It’s never been easier to useno script reading required, so you can get started right away!
A Nuance-Approved Digital Recorder Included
You can create documents by voice wherever you are, because a Philips Voice Trace 7630 digital recorder comes included for automatic transcription when you synch with your PC.
More Accurate Than Ever Before
With a 20% increase in accuracy over the previous version, Dragon NaturallySpeaking Preferred 9 can exceed 99% accuracy and is frequently more accurate than typing. Dragon NaturallySpeaking Preferred never makes a spelling mistake, and actually makes fewer mistakes the more you use it!
Faster Than Typing
Most people speak faster than 120 words per minute but type less than 40 words a minute. That means you can create documents and email messages up to three times faster using Dragon NaturallySpeaking Preferred 9!
No Training Required
Dragon NaturallySpeaking Preferred 9 installs quickly and requires no training. You’ll be using your voice to dictate letters and emails instantly! We even include a comfortable, high quality noise-canceling headset microphone.
Be Productive On-the-Go
Use your Pocket PC, palmOne Tungsten or digital recorder to capture your dictation, and let Dragon NaturallySpeaking Preferred 9 automatically transcribe it. Palm OS Dragon Recorder software included free!
Avoid Spelling and Typing Errors
With a vocabulary of over 300,000 words – all spelled correctly – your email and documents will always look professional.
Say It Naturally
Unique Natural Language Commands mean you don’t have to memorize complex instructions. In Excel, for example, if you say “total those columns,” the figures will be summed without requiring any complex formulas.
New – Bluetooth Wireless Microphone Support
With Dragon NaturallySpeaking Preferred 9, you can use a Nuance-approved Bluetooth microphone as an input device.
New – On-Screen Tutorials
You’ll be an expert user in minutes.
Do Even More With Voice Commands
Say “insert signature” and presto-your email signature and logo automatically appear! Point & click tools let you create your own voice commands, an ideal way to complete multi-step tasks with a single word or phrase.
Voice Formatting and Editing
Yes, you really can use your PC completely by voice, including formatting and editing. Select some text and say “Bold that” and the text is made bold.
Avoid Repetetive Strain Injuries
By using your voice to control the PC and create documents, you reduce your risk of developing repetitive strain injuries.
Integrated With Your Favorite Applications
Simply Install Dragon NaturallySpeaking Preferred 9, and virtually every Windows application on your PC can be controlled by voice. Dragon NaturallySpeaking 9 also supports Tablet PC versions of Microsoft Office.
- New – AutoTranscribe Folder
The option to create a desktop folder to place digital dictations from a handheld device and have them transcribed automatically to streamline the dictation workflow.
- Improved – Unprecedented Speech Recognition Accuracy – up to 99%!
The new Dragon NaturallySpeaking 9 speech engine is up to 20% more accurate than version 8.
- New – No Script Reading Required
Get started instantly with Dragon NaturallySpeaking 9 without having to read any scripts or training text.
- New – Expanded Support for New Applications
Dragon NaturallySpeaking 9 now supports Mozilla Firefox and Thunderbird. Use built-in command-and-control commands to navigate more easily in Microsoft Outlook Express. Dictate, edit, and navigate more easily in Microsoft Word and Corel WordPerfect.
- New – Tutorials
New tutorials simplify the training process, so you can be an expert Dragon NaturallySpeaking user right away.
- New – Support for Non-standard Edit Controls
Support for Non-standard Edit Controls means you get full Dragon functionally, such as “Select-And-Say” in more applications than ever before. New supported edit controls include Borland’s TMemo, TEdit & TRichEdit controls as well as TE Edit from SubSystems and TX Text from TX Text Control.
- New – Select-And-Say Indicator
Dragon NaturallySpeaking 9 includes a new indicator that lets you know when you have “Select-And-Say” functionality available.
- Improved – Dragon NaturallySpeaking Command Browser
The Dragon NaturallySpeaking Command Browser is faster and easier to use than ever before.
- New – Bluetooth Wireless Microphone Support
Dragon NaturallySpeaking 9 now supports certain Bluetooth wireless microphones as an input device, empowering you to dictate without being tethered to your PC.
- Improved – Dictate Into More Handheld Devices
Dragon NaturallySpeaking 9 also supports handheld digital recorders and other PDAs that record in .wma and .mp3 format for deferred transcription.
- Smart Formatting
Smart Formatting lets you specify how to format dates, measurements, acronyms or any word to meet your requirements.
- Add Terms and Contact Names
Scan your documents, contact names, and sent e-mails to update your vocabulary so you never have to spell a name again.
- Navigate Desktop by Voice
Launch or switch applications, save or print documents, and more, using menu commands for all standard Windows-based applications.
- Eliminate “Ums” and “Ahs” from Dictation
The built-in Nothing But Speech (NBS) technology increases accuracy by filtering out inadvertent fillers and sounds between words.
- Use Spelling, Numbers, Commands Only, and Dictation Only Modes
Increase your accuracy when completing specific tasks by using optional spelling, numbers, commands only, and dictation only modes.
- Control Mouse by Voice
Use multiple methods – including commands like “move mouse upper left” – to work hands-free.
- Work on Web by Voice
Search the Web, access information, and navigate web pages by speaking URLs and links.
- Multiple Correction Methods
Select and correct a misrecognized word – using voice, mouse, or keyboard – without going into a correction window, and the software will learn from your correction.
- Edit by Voice
Use Select-and-Say to make text changes by voice in many dialogs and applications.
- Natural Punctuation
When dictating casual writing styles, you no longer have to say “period” and “comma”.
- Proofread with Dictation Playback
Play back what you said so that you can edit and correct your work.
- Listen to Text in the Most Human-sounding Voice Available
Hear any text, such as incoming e-mail, read aloud using Text-to-Speech (RealSpeak 2 text-to-speech software).
- Enter Commonly-used Text and Graphics
Create text blocks – including graphics – and insert them into documents or e-mails using a single voice command (macro).
- Give Commands Naturally
Use additional built-in Natural Language Commands for Microsoft Excel.
Philips Voice Trace 7630 digital recorder comes included for automatic transcription when you synch with your PC
No script reading required – Get started instantly without having to read any scripts or training text
Mobile – dictate into any Nuance-certified handheld device for automatic transcription when you synch with your PC
Up to 99% accurate, and often more accurate than typing
Mac users take note: Dragon Naturally Speaking is now fully compatible with VMware Fusion.