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New Dragon NaturallySpeaking® v11

Introducing the new Dragon NaturallySpeaking v11 Voice Recognition Software - A Breakthrough In Speech Recognition Accuracy

  • Dragon NaturallySpeaking v11’s Improved Speech Engine is up to 20% more accurate than Version 10. Expanded language models and improved acoustic training techniques deliver the best accuracy yet.
  • Teach the software to recognise your voice in as little as five minutes.
  • Version 11's 'Intelligent Email' feature means Dragon will pick out 'new' words or phrases in any email message you receive.

Dragon NaturallySpeaking® v10Talk to your computer and your words instantly and accurately appear in the full Microsoft® Office® Suite, plus Corel® WordPerfect®, Lotus® Notes®, and virtually all other Windows®-based applications. Dragon NaturallySpeaking® 10 voice recognition software enables users to work faster and more efficiently than ever before. Users can create documents, enter data, fill in forms, send emails, work on the web, and control the desktop - all by voice. You can dictate directly into a PC, or be productive on-the-go with dictation into a certified handheld device such as a digital recorder. (Click here for details)

Version 11 brings together the best Dragon NaturallySpeaking® text-to-speech and speech recognition technology to create the most accurate, easiest-to-use, powerful speech recognition software ever! In addition to assisting users to operate a computer hands-free, the software contains many new features and general improvements.

More Accurate Than Ever Before
With a 20% increase in accuracy, Dragon NaturallySpeaking® 11 is up to 99% accurate and frequently more accurate than typing. The model now includes "quad-grams" as well as bi-gram and tri-gram algorithms. Increased vocabulary size. New Acoustic Algorithms: PASS (PelAudio Acoustic Scale Score) takes phonetic elements and applies statistical and algorithm transformations to deliverer higher accuracy. Continuous adaptation of acoustic information while dictating.

Faster Than Typing

Most people speak over 160 words per minute, but type less than 40 words a minute. That means you can create documents and e-mails three times faster with Dragon NaturallySpeaking 10. The results are higher productivity, less reliance on support staff, and lower costs.

Safer Than Typing
Dragon NaturallySpeaking 11 will help protect people from repetitive stress injuries like carpal tunnel syndrome.

Network Ready
Install and manage Dragon NaturallySpeaking 11 Professional from a central network location. You can access your unique Dragon NaturallySpeaking 11 Professional "profile" from any PC on your organization's local area network.

Dictate on the Move.
Dragon NaturallySpeaking will also integrate with Digital Dictation Machines enabling you to transcribe your recordings yourself on return to the office. It's easy to have Dragon NaturallySpeaking voice recognition software automatically transcribe recorded dictations recorded on a digital recorder when you synchronise with your PC. Dragon NaturallySpeaking 11 now supports handheld digital recorders and other PDAs that record in .wav, .wma and .mp3 format for deferred transcription. Auto Transcribe folder for .wav files.

Bluetooth Wireless Microphone Support.
With Dragon NaturallySpeaking 11, you can use an appropriate Bluetooth microphone as an input device, meaning you are no longer tethered to your PC.

With the addition of a Digital Dictation Recorder, you could:

  1. Dictate directly into any Windows application, including Microsoft Word, Microsoft Outlook etc using the headset microphone and Dragon voice recognition software, speaking at 120-140 words per minute and see the words appear on the screen.
  2. Dictate into a digital recorder and download recorded files on to your PC. Use Dragon NaturallySpeaking ® to transcribe the recorded files directly into e-mail and MS Word etc.
  3. Dictate into the Olympus DS-4000 digital recorder and download or e-mail recorded files to your secretary/PA's PC loaded with Dragon NaturallySpeaking and author's sound file. Leaving your secretary/PA to complete transcription with the aid of Dragon NaturallySpeaking ® voice recognition software, vastly reducing the need to type and saving considerable time in the process!!

Speech is a fast and natural way to interact with your computer.

Dragon NaturallySpeaking speech recognition software can play a key role in addressing your personal and business requirements by increasing productivity, reducing costs and improving your interaction with the computer.

How can this be possible?

1. With Dragon NaturallySpeaking, users can dictate text up to 160 words per minute dramatically reducing your transcription time and costs.
2. Dragon NaturallySpeaking can be integrated into your current workflow by offering flexible, cost-effective options for transcription.
3. Dragon NaturallySpeaking allows you to dictate directly into your PC for instant transcription, and/or send a recording of the dictation to an assistant for automatic transcription and correction.
4. Dragon NaturallySpeaking allows you to import recordings from a digital handheld recorder for automatic transcription when synchronise with your PC.

Dragon NaturallySpeaking meets the needs of people with disabilities and can protect you from the ever increasing repetitive strain injury (RSI). It can be used as a preventative measure to minimise or eliminate keyboard and mouse movements that may damage and strain muscles and tendons resulting in RSI.


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New Features Include

  • Nothing But Speech (NBS)™, a tool that filters out fillers and sounds between dictation such as "uhms" and "ahs" - to avoid insertion of unwanted words
  • Natural Language commands - 70,000 in MS Word alone!
  • Greatly expanded medical vocabulary
  • Dictation Shortcuts - Perform complex tasks on your computer with a simple spoken word or phrase
  • Accuracy Centre - Enhanced accuracy tools conveniently located in the Accuracy Centre
  • Mouse Commands by voice - new mouse commands
  • Add words from documents/lists
  • Add contact names from email
  • Compatible with Pocket PCs and Digital Recorders for added flexibility
    NOTE: Olympus DS-4000 and DS-5000 Pro software has an automatic link to the transcription facility through the software
  • 250,000 word vocabulary, easy to create or import bespoke vocabulary
  • Text-to-Speech (L&H™ RealSpeak™)

Focus: Training

We recommend that our customers take training with this product. If Dragon NaturallySpeaking® is used incorrectly, your voice model will deteriorate and recognition will be disappointing.

We offer ½ day onsite intensive installation and training programmes as well as TELEPHONE/ONLINE TRAINING AND SUPPORT covering all the essential elements of NaturallySpeaking®. We ensure that the training is relevant to you and your chosen package. By the end of the session you will have learned how to incorporate spoken text into your office applications and more. Please contact us for further information.

Minimum Recommended Specification

  • Windows Home or Pro, 2000 with SP4 or hgher also Office 2000 and above
  • Pentium 4 (or AMD equivalent) 2.4GHz+ processor with at least 1GB RAM (512MB free) and CD-ROM. Minimum 1GB free hard disk. Microsoft™ Windows™ XP (SP1 or higher) Home and Professional, 2000, (SP4 or higher) Windows-compatible sound card supporting 16 bit recording, Creative Labs® Live or Audigy® recommended. Alternatively a USB sound system (headset or adaptor)
  • Requires internet connection for activation
  • For Software Training (see right)

See Also

The following products are compatible with Dragon NaturallySpeaking® and we would recommend their use:

Olympus DS330 Digital Voice RecorderOlympus DS-2400 Digital Voice Recorder

Olympus DS330 Digital Voice RecorderOlympus DS-3300 Digital Voice Recorder

Olympus DS4000 Digital Voice RecorderOlympus DS-5000 Digital Voice Recorder

Emkay Lightweight Headset MicrophoneEmkay Lightweight Headset Microphone

Philips SpeechMike™ Pro Handheld MicrophonePhilips SpeechMike™ Pro Handheld Microphone


Question:Which version of Dragon NaturallySpeaking® is correct for me?

Answer:Click here to see a pop-up chart of the differences between the different versions. If you are in doubt we would be happy to advise you.

Question:What are the PC and notebook system specifications for Dragon NaturallySpeaking®?

Answer:We recommend a minimum of Pentium 4 processor (or AMD equivalent) of 2.8GHz or above, 1Gb of RAM, an approved Sound Card, and CD-ROM. The Emkay headset will offer the best recognition in most circumstances and can be used with the Buddy USB 3G if the onboard sound system is not adequate.

Question:Which sound cards are compatible with Dragon NaturallySpeaking®?

Answer:Creative® Labs SoundBlaster® Live, Player and Platinum (card only) or the Audigi Player (MP3) are the only cards we recommend although most soundcards will offer adequate recognition. Some built-in sound chips may not suitable, even though they claim to be SoundBlaster® compatible. Must support 11,025Hz mono, 16-bit sound recording. An alternative is a USB sound system.

Question:How do I test my soundcard?

Answer:A simple way to test the sound card, USB system or microphone is to make a CD-Quality recording using the Windows Sound Recorder. If the playback has significant electronic noise, you will not get good recognition with Dragon NaturallySpeaking®.

  1. Go to Sound Recorder (Start | Programs | Accessories | Entertainment | Sound Recorder). Click File | Properties. If Audio Format does not say "PCM 11.025kHz 16bit mono" click Convert Now, and select "CD-Quality" under Name. Click OK. Click the Red button and start dictation. The on/mute switch, if present, should be "On". As you dictate, the flat green line should show spikes as the sounds arrive. Click the Stop button (black rectangle) after recording for a few seconds.
  2. Play back your recording. The sound should be clear with little static or electronic noise. If no sound was recorded, or is poor quality you should consider using a USB sound system.
    Note: Different versions of Windows® may have slightly different settings.

Question:Where are my user files saved in Dragon NaturallySpeaking® 9?

Answer:C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Nuance\NaturallySpeaking9\Users

Question:How do I remove Microsoft Speech from Office XP/Office 2003?

Answer:Follow these steps:

  • Click Start | Control Panel and double-click Add/Remove Programs.
  • In the new window scroll to Microsoft Office and select it.
  • Click the Change button.
  • In the Add/Remove Wizard check Add/Remove Features and click Next.
  • In the next window click the + sign next to Office Shared Features.
  • Click the + sign against Alternative User Input. There should be a red X against Speech - if not click the icon and choose X - Not available.
  • Click the Update button.

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