Dragon Apps Expand Availability and Language Support in Eastern Europe; Czech and Romanian Consumers Now Have a Faster and Easier Way to Send Text Messages and Emails, Update Twitter and Facebook, Search for Web Content and More – Just by Speaking
Nuance Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: NUAN) today announced that its Dragon Dictation and Dragon Search applications for the iPhone, iPod touch and iPad are available for free in the Czech Republic and Romania App Stores. Supporting the Czech and Romanian languages as part of their Eastern European expansion, Dragon Search and Dragon Dictation allow iOS consumers to quickly and easily dictate SMS text messages, emails, social media updates, mobile Web searches and more, up to five times faster than typing.
"Dragon Dictation and Dragon Search have already demonstrated success across Eastern Europe, attributable to the intense global demand for voice-enabled mobile platforms," said Michael Thompson, senior vice president and general manager, Nuance Mobile. "33 countries later, the momentum behind the Dragon Apps hasn't stopped – and consumers worldwide can be sure we'll continue to rollout the Apps in even more countries this year."
Dragon Dictation is iOS-5 compatible and features a pop-up toolbar with app icons that enable users to easily access email, SMS, Facebook or Twitter status bars, or the clipboard. Dragon Dictation also includes a convenient Auto Save function that retains dictated text when the user is interrupted by an incoming phone call.
Dragon Search allows users to simply speak any search query to quickly and easily find information and knowledge on the mobile Web. Dragon Search features Nuance's unique and innovative Dragon Search Carousel, which delivers faster, smarter search results within seconds across multiple channels all at once including Google, Yahoo!, Twitter, iTunes, Wikipedia and YouTube.
Dragon Dictation and Dragon Search are now available for free from the Apple App Store in the Czech Republic and Romania. To download in the Czech Republic, visit the Dragon Dictation and Dragon Search pages, and to download in Romania, visit the Dragon Dictation and Dragon Search pages.
Dragon Dictation and Dragon Search are also available in the US, Canada, Mexico, UAE, UK, Germany, Japan, China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Korea, Australia, Brazil, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Egypt, Finland, France, Hungary, Indonesia, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Saudi Arabia, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland App Stores. In addition to Czech and Romanian, the Dragon Dictation and Dragon Search support U.S., UK and Australian English, Japanese, Mandarin Chinese, Taiwan Mandarin, Cantonese, Korean, Bahasa Indonesia, Hungarian, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, European and Canadian French, German, Italian, Norwegian, Polish, European and Brazilian Portuguese, Russian, European and Americas Spanish, Swedish, and Standard Arabic. And with multilingual capabilities, all Dragon app users are able to easily switch between supported languages as they come available.
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About Nuance Communications, Inc.:
Nuance Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: NUAN) is a leading provider of voice and language solutions for businesses and consumers around the world. Its technologies, applications and services make the user experience more compelling by transforming the way people interact with devices and systems. Every day, millions of users and thousands of businesses experience Nuance's proven applications. For more information, please visit www.nuance.com.
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