Physical product begins shipping September 12, 2012
PERSONAL PRODUCTIVITY WITH FAST, ACCURATE DICTATION
Dragon Professional is the ideal solution for busy professionals who Want to
accomplish more on their PCs quickly and efñciently. Dictate naturally to create
documents, spreadsheets, presentations, email, and more-three times faster
than typing-with up to 99% accuracy.The more you use Dragon Professional, the
better it recognizes your voice. Intelligent reminders prompt you to initiate analysis
of documents and emails so Dragon quickly adapts to your voice and writing style.
Plus, the software automatically updates your voice profile based on your dictation
sessions and corrections to deliver continuous accuracy improvements.
Add unique names, acronyms and terminology tailored to your business or industry
so that Dragon will recognize the words and phrases you use on a regular basis.
Dragon Professional, you can import, share and manage custom Word lists across the
NEW! Natural-sounding text-to-speech reads back editable text for easy
proofing or multitasking.
NEW! Smart Format Rules allow Dragon to adapt by detecting your format
corrections-abbreviations, numbers, and more-so your dictated text looks
the way you want it to every time.
PROFICIENCY AND EASE OF USE
Dragon Professional makes it easier than ever before to dictate accurate text and
NEW! An interactive tutorial provides simulations to enable you to learn and
practice good dictation, correction and editing habits so that you can become
more proficient with Dragon in record time.
Dragon Sidebar puts important voice commands and tips in one convenient
desktop location. And on-screen help means assistance is always available when you
AVOICE-DRIVEN EXPERIENCE IN MORE APPLICATIONS
You can use Dragon Professional with many of the ViündowsG applications you
use every day on the job. Dictate, edit and format text in Microsoft“ Word, Excel“,
PowerPoint”, Outlook”, Writer, Corel0 WordPerfect0 and more. Search
the Web using Internet Explorer', Mozilla’ Firefox'D or Google Chrome”. Dragon
Professional even works with industry-speciñc programs like case management,
incident reporting, and claims management systems.
NEW! Use Dragon with two of the most popular web-based email
applications-GmailTm and Hotmail’-with Full Text Control and commands for
the most frequent actions
CONVENIENT PC COMMAND AND CONTROL
Use simple voice commands to create flles, send email, schedule meetings, open and
close applications or folders, switch between windows, save and convert documents,
and search the Web with remarkable speed and ease. Dragon Voice ShortcutsTM let
you execute multiple keystrokes and mouse clicks with a single voice command that
can be spoken at any time-no matter what is active on your screen-to help you get
more done in less time.
For example, say:"Send email to John Smith and Raphael Sanchez"or"Search maps
for ñnancial advisors in Boston, Massachusetts”and Dragon makes it happen.You can
also say"open top site for Nuance Communications"and Dragon automatically opens
the top-ranked page for these keywords.
EFFICIENCY WITH TIME-SAVING MACROS
Create special macros that collapse multi-step processes into a single voice command
so you can out forms, insert frequently used text and graphics, or automate
business processes for unparalleled speed and efñciency. You can develop powerful
Automate any user-specìñc functions to streamline routine tasks
Control various applications elements such as menus and toolbars
Manage custom user forms or dialog boxes
MOBILITY AND FLEXIBILITY
Dìctate content at Work, at home, in the fleld or anywhere yourjob takes you. Record
ideas and notes While they are still fresh in your mind so you can produce higher
quality, more detailed documents. For optimal convenience, you can:
Use a Nuance-approved digital voice recorder or a compatible iOS device to record
thoughts on the go; Dragon automatically transcribes the audio ñles to text at the PC.
NEW! Use a wireless headset for superior comfort and mobility; wideband
Bluetooth support delivers exceptional recognition performance.
NEW! Use your iPhone°, iPod’ touch (4th gen), iPad° or your compatible
Android" device as a remote microphone for greater freedom and flexibility.
USER ACCESSIBILITY AND CORPORATE COMPLIANCE
Dragon Professional is Section 508 certified, enabling you to meet government-
mandated accessibility requirements for workers with disabilities. It also helps prevent
fatigue and repetitive stress injuries and keeps more employees on thejob by offering
a comfortable, ergonomic alternative to the keyboard and mouse.
EASE OF ENTERPRISE ADMINISTRATION
Dragon Professional's security features and administration tools make it the ideal
enterprise speech recognition solution. Centrally manage voice proñles, custom
vocabularies, feature access and multiple installations over a networlc
NEW! System administrators can create a recognition log that provides rich,
objective information about usage for guiding enterprise users in achieving
better results. The log also provides valuable metrics for measuring productivity
gains and return on your Dragon investment.
IGNITE BE1TER BUSINESS...
WITH DRAGON NATURALLYSPEAKING 1 2 PROFESSIONAL
The install process checks that your system meets the minimum requirements; ifthey are not met,
Dragon NaturallySpeaking will not be installed.
CPU: We recommend 2.2 GHZ Intel’ dual core or equivalent AMD processor.
(Minimum 1 GHz Intel’ Pentium’ or equivalent AMD processor or 1.66 GHz Intel' Atom' processor).
NOTE: Faster processors yield faster performance.
(IMPORTANT: SSE2 instruction set is required)
Processor Cache: We recommend 2 MB L2 cache.
(Minimum: 512 KB L2 cache)
Free hard disk space: 3.2 GB (4 GB for localized non-English versions)
Supported Operating Systems:
Microsoft Windows 7 and higher, 32-bit and 64-bit
Microsoft Windows Vista SP2, 32-bit and 64-bit
Microsoft Windows XP SP3, 32-bit only
- Windows Server 2008 SP2 and R2, 32-bit
RAM: We recommend 2 GB for Windows XP,
Windows Vista, Windows 7, and Windows Server
2008 32-bit, 4 GB for Windows 7 and Windows
Server 2008 64-bit.
(Minimum: 1 GB for Windows XP and Windows Vista and 2 GB for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008.)
Microsoft Internet Explorer 7 or higher for online help (free download at www.microsoft.com)
-Internet Explorer 9, Firefox 12 or higher, or Google
Chrome 16 or higher are required in order to experience the enhanced capabilities in Gmail and Hotmail
Sound card supporting 16-bit recording
A DVD-ROM drive for installation
A Nuance-approved noise-canceling headset microphone (included in purchase). See details at support.nuance.com/compatibi|ity/ (includes
USB adapters and digital voice recorders).
Note: An Internet connection is required for automatic product activation (a quick anonymous process).
*This edition of Dragon does not support dictation directly into Electronic Medical Record (EMR)
systems. For EMR support, please use Dragon Medical Edition.