Software for interacting with a PC using speech instead of a keyboard and mouse Spoken words appear on the computer screen--3 times faster than typing Works with nearly any Windows-based application; up to 99-percent accuracy right out of the box Dragon Sidebar puts key commands and tips in one desktop location for at-a-glance convenience Simple installation takes just a few minutes; on-screen help and tutorials; headset included Control Your Digital World by Voice.Dragon NaturallySpeaking 11 Premium provides a whole new way to interact with a PC -- using speech instead of a keyboard and mouse -- to help you work faster and more efficiently. Dragon turns ideas into text at the speed of thought so you can municate more freely and persuasively. Just say words and watch them appear on the puter screen -- three times faster than typing -- with no typos! Tell your PC what to do and it obeys your mands. Get more done faster: Dictate edit and format documents. Create spreadsheets and presentations. Search the Web or desktop. Send email and instant messages. Create appointments and schedules. Use a digital voice recorder to capture notes for later transcription at your PC.Dragon 11 Premium includes everything users need to get started including a high-quality headset. Dragon Premium Wireless includes a wireless headset and Dragon Premium Mobile includes a digital voice recorder. Key Features: A personal assistant for the Web. With Dragon users say words and they appear on the puter screen -- three times faster than typing -- with up to 99% accuracy right out of the box. You can even personalize Dragon with custom word lists and formatting preferences. Dragon gets more accurate over time as it learns your word choices and writing style. More accurate than ever before. NEW! Dragon 11 Premium delivers significantly improved accuracy reducing recognition errors by up to 15% over Dragon 10. Plus it detects hardware resources and automatically sets up the remended configuration for optimal performance. Control your puter by voice. NEW! More Dragon Voice Shortcuts: Just say what you want to do and Dragon does it. In addition to simple mands that create email schedule appointments and search the Web or desktop now you can use Search website for xyz mands to conduct specific searches on Facebook. MySpace. Twitter IRS.gov and the Nuance technical Knowle Dragon NaturallySpeaking 11 Premium provides a whole new way to interact with a PC--using speech instead of a keyboard and mouse--to help you work faster and more efficiently. Dragon turns ideas into text at the speed of thought so you can communicate more freely and persuasively. Just say words and watch them appear on the computer screen--three times faster than typing--with no typos! Tell your PC what to do, and it obeys your commands. Create and manage unique user profiles. View larger. Get more done faster: Dictate, edit and format documents Create spreadsheets and presentations Search the Web or desktop Send email and instant messages Create appointments and schedules Use a digital voice recorder to capture notes for later transcription at your PC Dragon 11 Premium includes everything users need to get started, including a high-quality headset. User arrow keys, cursor, or voice to make a selection. View larger. A Personal Assistant for the PC With Dragon, users say words and they appear on the computer screen--three times faster than typing--with up to 99-percent accuracy right out of the box. You can even personalize Dragon with custom word lists and formatting preferences. Dragon gets more accurate over time as it learns your word choices and writing style. More Accurate than ever Before New! Dragon 11 Premium delivers significantly improved accuracy, reducing recognition errors by up to 15-percent over Dragon 10. Plus, it detects hardware resources and automatically sets up the recommended configuration for optimal performance. Control Your Computer by Voice New! More Dragon Voice Shortcuts: Just say what you want to do, and Dragon does it. In addition to simple commands that create email, schedule appointments, and search the Web or desktop, now you can use "Search website for xyz" commands to conduct specific searches on Facebook.com, MySpace.com, Twitter, IRS.gov, and the Nuance technical KnowledgeBase. Custom Commands: Dragon works the way you work. Users can create custom voice commands--quickly and easily--to insert frequently used text and/or graphics for dramatic time savings. Variety of tools to refine profile accuracy. View larger. Be More Creative and Productive--Anywhere Dragon keeps up with users' brains, instantly transforming ideas into text--with no typos. So you can focus on content instead of typing and spelling for higher quality, more detailed results. For optimal convenience, you can: Stand up, pace, or cross the room--there's no need to be tethered to your PC when you use Dragon with a wireless headset. Or use the free Dragon Remote Microphone application to turn your iPhone into a wireless microphone. Now it's easier - and more comfortable - for users to capture their thoughts and ideas without letting the keyboard get in their way. Dictate notes using a digital voice recorder to capture thoughts while they're still fresh in your mind. And training recorders has never been easier! New! Creating a user profile for a digital voice recorder has never been faster or easier. Plus, Dragon 11 Premium now directly accepts more audio file formats. Easy to Use New! The Dragon Sidebar allows users to discover and access key commands and tips by putting them in one convenient desktop location. Its content automatically changes depending on which window is currently active. Dragon Premium works with just about any Windows application--Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Internet Explorer, OpenOffice Writer, and more--making the applications you rely on every day faster and easier to use. Create documents, spreadsheets, and email; schedule appointments; or search the Web--just by talking! Convenient playback/text-to-speech function. View larger. Key Benefits Turn Talk into Text Say words and watch them appear on your computer screen in Word, Word Perfect, Excel, Outlook, and more--three times faster than typing--with up to 99-percent recognition accuracy right out of the box. Unlock Your Creativity Transform ideas into text at the speed of thought; don't let typing slow you down. Play back what you've written for easy proofing. Work Comfortably Control your PC in a relaxed, hands-free mode without being tied to your keyboard. Say goodbye to repetitive stress injuries. Use Virtually Any Windows Application Create reports, spreadsheets or presentations; send email or schedule meetings; surf the Web; update your Facebook status or download your favorite music--using just your voice. Multi-Task Like Never Before Tell your PC what to do, like "Send email to Jon Smith and Raphael Sanchez" or "Search the Web for Internet marketing companies in Boston, Massachusetts" to work faster and smarter. Complete multiple steps with a single voice command. Work Your Way Personalize Dragon with custom word lists and voice commands that reflect the kind of work you do; set formatting preferences, too. Be Productive On the Go Use a Nuance-approved digital voice recorder from anywhere, at anytime and Dragon will automatically transcribe the audio files when you return to your PC. Wireless microphone support delivers even more convenience. Success Stories Ed Madaus, Executive Director of Guild of St. Agnes: “I wasn’t doing a good job hunting and pecking on the keyboard while composing and replying to e-mails. My e-mail replies used to be as brief as possible, but now I can just speak my responses and be more in-depth with them.” Read more PDFOfficer Jeff Potter, Cottonwood, Utah Police Department: “Dragon not only increases my productivity by letting me finish reports faster, it increases the number of calls I can respond to, which means I can be in service longer and have more availability when dispatch contacts me.” Read more PDFArchitect Christine Broda: "A lot of what I do uses technical terms, but Dragon does a good job of picking up just about everything. If I say ‘half-inch,’ for example, it better come out right.” Read more PDF
The progress in speech recognition over the years has been mind boggling. 1995 was when I first started using IBM Via Voice and you had to speak each word distinctly. Original Dragon product was called Dragon Dictate and then they changed it to Dragon Naturally Speaking in 1997 and I have been using it ever since, faithfully upgrading to each new version. At that time when you called technical support you could even talk to Dr. Janet B..