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Dragon Premium v13 (UK)
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Dragon Premium v13 (UK)

Price as configured: Ex VAT £116.66 Inc VAT £139.99

Dragon Premium gives you the power to control your PC by voice. The software works with your PC to let you dictate, edit and format documents verbally. Teach it commands like ‘start Microsoft Word’, or ‘set font to 18 points’. This is perfect if you have dyslexia, or generally find getting your thoughts down on paper is difficult and time consuming.

Dragon Premium lets you work wirelessly, transcribe notes dictated on-the-go and use voice shortcuts to get more done faster. For users with literacy difficulties – such as dyslexia, the perfect spelling and audio feedback of Dragon Premium provides support in creating professional and correctly spelt documents. Send emails and documents with renewed confidence, knowing that Dragon can be the perfectionist in your life.

Dragon Premium will helpfully assist you as you browse the web. Use your voice to search for terms, set up calendar events, fill out online forms, and even chat on IM and social media.

Choose from two versions:

  • Download: the downloadable version - software only
  • Wireless: wireless version comes as a CD-rom with a choice of two types of wireless headset - monaural, or binaural.
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Price as configured: Ex VAT £116.66 Inc VAT £139.99

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You can use the Dragon Premium software at work, school, or home to dictate and edit documents, send email, search the web and use social media with unparalleled speed, ease and comfort and up to 3x faster than before.

The v13 Dragon software has brand new features and updates such as improved accuracy, interactive tutorials, enhanced experience with Gmail and Hotmail, faster correction and a Dragon remote microphone app for iOS and Android.

  • Up to 99% speech recognition accuracy - Dragon gets even more accurate as it learns the words and phrases you use the most, spelling even difficult words and proper names correctly
  • Control the PC with your voice - Dragon dramatically boosts your personal productivity and helps you realise your full potential.
  • Produce work up to x3 faster.
  • Intuitive design and helpful tutorials make it easy to get started and easy to master. The ability to create, format and edit documents by voice allows you to think out loud and break through barriers to creativity
  • Compatible with most Microsoft applications, and many microphone options, including those built into many of the latest laptops.
  • Dragon Voice shortcuts let you create emails, schedule appointments and search the web or your desktop using simple voice commands.
  • Creation of custom commands for inserting frequently used text and graphics or automating routine data entry-
  • Support for mobile dictation - allows you to capture thoughts on the go using a digital recorder which Dragon will then transcribe back.
  • Natural-sounding text-to-speech or audio playback of your own dictations - makes proofreading easy.
  • Ability to import/export custom word lists - enhances your personalised voice experience.
  • Noise-cancelling headset microphone is included with the wired and wireless versions.
License:
For one computer only
RAM:
Minimum 2 GB for 32-bit Windows 7, 8 & 8.1; 4 GB for 64-bit Windows 7, 8 & 8.1 and Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012
CPU:
Minimum 2.2 GHz Intel® dual core or equivalent AMD processor (faster processors yield faster performance)
Supported operating systems:
Windows 7, 32-bit and 64-bit; Windows 8 & 8.1, 32-bit and 64-bit; Windows Server 2008 R2; Windows Server 2012
Free hard disk space:
4 GB
Browser:
Internet Explorer 9 or higher or the current version of Chrome or Firefox
Additional hardware required:
A DVD-ROM drive for installation, a Nuance-approved microphone
Supports:
Microsoft Office 2010 & 2013. Does not support dictation into Electronic Medical Record (EMR) systems. For EMR support, please use Dragon Medical Practice Edition
Documentation

Feature Matrix (PDF)

Videos
Q: How many computers can I install Dragon on?

Dragon can be installed on one computer located at one physical address. Installation on a secondary computer for back-up purposes is also permitted.

For the latest editions of Dragon speech recognition, specifically Dragon Professional Individual, the license is per user (not per machine). A licensed speaker is permitted to create and use multiple voice profiles, and these voice profiles can be stored on one or more computers.

A separate license, however, must be purchased for each additional speaker whose voice profile(s) are being used by the software.

Q: Can Dragon be used by other people in my household?

Products like Dragon are ‘speaker-dependent’. It relies on information specific to each user, including what words and phrases are used often, how the user sounds, what audio device is used, and what software settings are being used. It stores this data in a set of files, referred to collectively as a ‘Dragon user profile’.

If they wish to run Dragon on their own separate computer, they will be required to purchase another copy of the software.

Dragon Professional Individual, your copy of Dragon is not licensed to be used by others in your household as they would need to create another speaker profile. A copy of Dragon is licensed for one speaker only.

Q: Can I use Dragon without all the training?

Just a quick microphone check is needed. You do have the option; however, at a later time to enhance accuracy by doing additional training, have Dragon learn words from documents, or add specific words or phrases to word lists that you use. It’s important to keep in mind that while Dragon delivers high accuracy right out of the gate, it gets smarter the more you use it. And there are solutions to further refine recognition specific to you (i.e. the words and phrases you use), and reduce errors.

Q: Can I record lectures using Dragon?

Since Dragon NaturallySpeaking will only recognise the voice of the trained speaker – namely, you, it is not designed for use with multiple speakers. Thousands of Dragon customers still successfully use the software to transcribe interviews or lectures using a basic technique called ‘voice writing’ or ‘parroting’.

  • Record a lecture using a digital recorder or mobile device and download the electronic recording to your PC
  • Listen to the recording through the headphones of your Dragon headset and activate your Dragon microphone and repeat the recorded text as you hear it
  • Speaking the text aloud in your own voice enables Dragon to accurately transcribe the audio using the Dragon profile tuned to your voice
  • Dragon turns your voice into text as quickly as you can speak the words – so there’s no need to constantly rewind the audio while you try to type out the corresponding text

With the introduction of Dragon Professional Individual, users can transcribe an audio file of any single speaker’s voice so it can be used in an interview setting of one single speaker. For lectures the ‘voice writing’ or ‘parroting’ technique is still required. Dragon Professional Individual can accurately transcribe an audio file of any single speaker's voice from pre-recorded audio files. However, in a lecture hall, it may not be possible to get the recording device close enough to the lecturer to achieve a high quality recording for direct transcription.

Still having problems?

Please give our customer services team a call on +44 (0) 345 345 0010.

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We will process your order in 24 hours. Please allow up to 5-7 working days for delivery, though times will often be faster than this.

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Returns

This item is non-returnable. If in the very unlikely event the item is faulty we will collect it and either refund it or provide you with a replacement. Please let us know within 24 hours of receipt of the item to make a valid claim.