BURLINGTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nuance Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: NUAN) today announced that its Dragon Dictation and Dragon Search apps for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad are now available in Finland supporting the Finnish language. The launch in Finland comes on the heels of their successful launch in Hungary, with the apps landing the #1 and #2 top spots respectively in both the Finnish and Hungarian App Stores. Dragon Dictation and Dragon Search let people all over the world quickly and easily speak text for SMS messages, emails, social media updates, mobile Web searches and more – up to five times faster than typing.
Finland is the 27th country worldwide where Dragon Dictation and Dragon Search have been made available across North America, Europe, Asia and Australia, with global downloads in the tens of millions. Both Dragon Dictation and Dragon Search feature multilingual capabilities, so consumers worldwide can easily switch between all supported languages as they come available.
Dragon Dictation is iOS-4 compatible and features a pop-up toolbar with app icons that enables 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 for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, also now available on the App Store, allows users to simply speak any search query to quickly and easily find information and answers on the mobile Web. Dragon Search is the only app to feature Nuance’s unique and innovative Dragon Search Carousel, which delivers faster, smarter search results within seconds across multiple channels all at once. Dragon Search includes results from Google, Yahoo!, Twitter, iTunes, Wikipedia and YouTube.
“It’s incredibly exciting that our Dragon Dictation and Dragon Search apps have launched in nearly 30 countries since December of 2009. It’s crystal clear evidence that consumers all over the world love speech and want more of it,” said Michael Thompson, senior vice president and general manager, Nuance Mobile. “As we enter 2012, we’ll continue to deliver the power of Dragon in even more languages and countries worldwide.”
Dragon Dictation and Dragon Search are also available in the Apple App Store in the US, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, UK, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, Austria, Denmark, The Netherlands, Belgium, Norway, Sweden, Russia, Portugal, Poland, Japan, China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Korea, Australia and Hungary. The Dragon Dictation and Dragon Search support U.S., UK and Australian English, German, European and Canadian French, Italian, Americas and European Spanish, Japanese, Mandarin Chinese, Taiwan Mandarin, Cantonese, Korean, Dutch, Norwegian, Swedish, Russian, Danish, Hungarian, Polish, Brazilian and European Portuguese, and now Finnish.
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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