Dragon NaturallySpeaking 9 gives small business and advanced PC users the power to create documents, reports, emails and more – all by speaking! Fast, easy and amazingly accurate, itts over three times faster than typing. No script reading required to get started! Just use your voice to dictate and edit in Microsoft Word and Excel, Corel WordPerfect and virtually all Windows-based applications.

You can even dictate into a handheld device when youure away from your PC, or use a Bluetooth microphone! Browse, search and navigate the web just by talking! Listen to incoming email and documents read aloud. Use dictation shortcuts that enable you to insert blocks of texts or bitmaps – such as your name, title and signature – with a single voice command.

Dragon NaturallySpeaking 9 allows people to perform nearly any computing task by speaking with their PC. This innovative software supports almost all Windows applications and instantly turns the natural voice into text or commands at speeds up to 160 words per minute with accuracy levels that can reach 99 percent which is faster and more precise than typing.

Dragon NaturallySpeaking 9 delivers significant improvements for existing users, as well as new features designed to expand the use of speech recognition beyond the millions of professionals, enthusiasts and people with disabilities who already use the software.

Dragon NaturallySpeaking 9 delivers on what matters most in recognition products, providing accuracy levels that are unrivalled in desktop speech recognition. Dragon NaturallySpeaking users gain the added benefit of avoiding spelling errors and typing mistakes, making speech a more natural and satisfying experience.

The new release also removes one of the most significant issues that has caused many people to resist even trying speech recognition trainingg or enrollmentt. In historical implementations of speech recognition, users were faced with the time-consuming requirement of reading specific scripts, allowing the speech recognition to learnn the voice of the user. Dragon NaturallySpeaking 9 is the first-ever desktop speech recognition product to eliminate training while still delivering highly accurate results.

Dragon NaturallySpeaking also improves its accuracy as it is used, learning and honing its precision with every dictated word. By removing the need to specifically train the product users can start realising the benefits of Dragon NaturallySpeaking 9 more quickly than ever before.

Dragon NaturallySpeaking 9 includes a full library of re-designed on-screen tutorials that significantly reduce the time it takes to become an every-day user of the software. Dragon NaturallySpeaking 9 also includes support for Bluetooth headsets and microphones, as well as Tablet PCs and a number of new mobile devices, giving people the freedom to dictate wirelessly or on-the-go with a PDA or digital recorder.

Key benefits

  • Most accurate ever

Improvements to the Dragon NaturallySpeaking recognition system have yielded significant accuracy improvements resulting in speech recognition accuracy levels as high as 99 percent.

  • First to eliminate training

Dragon NaturallySpeaking 9 is the first desktop speech recognition solution to truly remove the time need to trainn the software and still deliver accurate results.

  • Speech seamlessly integrated

Simply install Dragon NaturallySpeaking and you have added speech input and control to virtually all of your Microsoft Windows applications. The new release includes specific integration with Microsoft Office, Outlook and Internet Explorer, as well as Corel WordPerfect and Mozilla Firefox and Thunderbird.

  • New-found mobility, portability

New support for Nuance-approved Bluetooth headsets gives users the freedom to dictate wirelessly, without being tethered to a PC. In addition, users can capture dictation with mobile devices such as digital recorders, Palm Tungsten and Pocket PCs for automatic transcription by Dragon NaturallySpeaking when synched with the PC.

Price and availability

Standard Version $199.95 RRP
Preferred Version $399.95 RRP
Preferred Mobile Version $749.95 RRP (includes Philips digital voice recorder)

Resellers include: City Software, Dick Smith Powerhouse, Domayne, Harris Technology, Harvey Norman and Officeworks.