Upgraded Nuance Dragon Assistant Software Brings Siri To The PC

Nuance Dragon Assistant in action.

Intel and Nuance are hoping that users are ready to talk to their Windows-powered desktops, notebooks and tablets. Both companies are introducing an upgraded version of the Dragon Assistant software that includes support for controlling apps, music playback and more. Announced this afternoon at Intel’s press event, the two companies are hoping that the upgraded […]

Always-On Commands Come to Windows with Nuance Dragon Assistant

Nuance Dragon Assistant in action.

Motorola’s Moto X and Microsoft Xbox One wont be the only electronics to features always-on command features. Processor maker Intel and Nuance have teamed up to bring users many of the effortless voice features of those devices, in one simple package: a Windows PC. Starting today, those in the market for a new Windows-based laptop, […]

Nuance Brings Dragon Notes to Windows 8 Tablets and PCs

dragon notes on tablet

Nuance, makers of Dragon Naturally Speaking and Dragon Dictate (among other great voice recognition software), announced their newest piece of software: Dragon Notes. Dragon Notes lets users organize notes, to-do lists, reminders and email using voice instead of typing or inking. The app adds the ability to post status updates to popular social media sites […]

Intel and Nuance Bring Siri-like Voice Control to Ultrabooks


Users will soon be able to control Ultrabooks with a Siri-like voice control solution. Nuance, the makers of Dragon NaturallySpeaking and Dragon Dictate, powerful voice dictation applications for Windows and Mac, partnered with Intel to create a useful new tool that brings tightly integrated voice control to Ultrabooks, thanks to the Nuance voice recognition engine. While many people […]

Nuance to Brings Voice to All Apps, Uses Voice for Biometric Security


Nuance made an announcement that would allow developers to embed the same level of voice recognition found on Android and iOS to their individual apps through a phone-wide voice engine. The same company that’s powering Apple’s Siri for voice recognition is creating a development kit so that developers can now embed Nuance’s voice recognition engine […]

Dragon Remote Microphone for Android Now Available

dragon remote mic

The Dragon Remote Microphone for Android just went live in the Google Play Store. For users of Dragon Naturally Speaking, this app helps users connect with the powerful voice dictation software so the user doesn’t need to buy a headset. iOS users could use the iPhone version for a while, but Dragon finally released it on […]

Nuance Dragon ID Unlocks Android Devices By Voice

Nuance Dragon ID

Android users don’t need to upgrade to the Samsung Galaxy S III to unlock their phones by voice, they just need to look for Nuance’s Dragon ID on their next phone. According to TechCrunch, Dragon ID lets users unlock their Android smartphone or tablet with their voice. Similar to the Galaxy S III users just […]

The Voice Controlled Future: Your Gadgets Are Listening

Dragon TV Voice

Voice controlled gadgets are not new, but for the first time in years the technology is god enough that we can use it on a regular basis, as a means of interacting with our smartphones when fingers and tapping just wont do. We’ve moved from ‘simple’ apps that turn our speech into text to more […]

Swype Beta Incorporates Dragon Dictation And Provides Better Accuracy

Swype Beta with Dragon dictation

Happy users of the Swype keyboard for Android may be getting a new version of the popular app soon. The popular trace-to-type keyboard — pre-loaded on many smartphones — just launched a new beta that includes two major upgrades. The first is Dragon voice dictation by Nuance, the company behind Dragon Naturally Speaking and the […]

Nuance Acquires Vlingo to Bring Natural Voice UI to Market


Nuance, which powers Apple’s voice personal assistant feature known as Siri on the iPhone 4S, has announced that it is acquiring rival Vlingo to help it bring its natural user interface powered by voice to the market. Vlingo offers a competitive voice app and competing product to Siri on competing phones right now, including BlackBerry […]

Nuance Offers Dragon Recorder for Voice Recognition Time Shifting

Dragon Recorder iOS App Icon

Nuance, the makers of the popular voice recognition software known as Dragon NaturallySpeaking on the Windows side, and MacSpeech Scribe and Dragon Dictate on the Mac side, have added a new app to their suite of voice recognition apps on the iOS platform called Dragon Recorder. This app, along with their others, could help those […]

Nuance Buying Swype


After a huge public announcement alongside Apple for the launch of the iPhone 4S as the voice engine to power the Siri virtual assistant software, Nuance is looking to grow its natural UI portfolio with an acquisition of Swype. Swype is a software keyboard that’s pre-loaded on a number of Android smartphones as an alternative […]

Voice Control May Morph into a Virtual Assistant on iPhone 5


There is really nothing new when it comes to next version iPhone speculation. In fact, it almost seems like we may have reached a tipping point, where there might actually be a back lash of some sort. But on it goes. Ever since Apple acquired Siri and rumors began swirling about Apple and Nuance, makers […]

Nuance’s iOS 5 Text-to-Speech Feature Revealed


It looks like we’re finally getting a picture of the long-rumored text-to-speech integration inside Apple’s mobile iOS 5 operating system as a pair of leaked images have surface showing the new voice-enabled feature. The functionality comes from technology developed by Nuance, and appears very similar to the text-to-speech functionality inside Android. Instead of typing in […]

MyFord Touch Hands On Video: Voice and Touch Combine For In Car Control

MyFord Touch Sync Demo

Touchscreens aren’t new to cars, but just like on our phones and tablets, the screens are getting larger and the user interfaces are getting better. The new MyFord Touch system is an evolution of the voice controlled SYNC system which we reviewed last summer, adding in a touchscreen and easy access to smartphone apps like […]