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Nuance Dragon Dictation and Dragon Search Apps Now Available in Vietnam

<p class='bwalignc'> <i>Vietnamese 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</i> </p>

Thursday, July 19, 2012

Nuance Dragon Dictation and Dragon Search Apps Now Available in Vietnam08:00 EDT Thursday, July 19, 2012 BURLINGTON, Mass. & HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam (Business Wire) -- 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 Vietnam App Store, further expanding the Dragon Apps' presence across Southeast Asia. Supporting the Vietnamese language across regional variations in pronunciation, the launch offers Vietnamese consumers a fast and convenient way to 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 incredible success across Asia, and we are thrilled to expand the availability even further with the debut in Vietnam,” said Michael Thompson, executive vice president and general manager, Nuance Mobile. “The rapid worldwide adoption of the Dragon apps demonstrates the strong consumer demand for voice-enabled mobile interfaces on a variety of iOS devices.” 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 Vietnam. To download, visit the Dragon Dictation and Dragon Search pages. Dragon Dictation and Dragon Search are also available in Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Mexico, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Saudi Arabia, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Turkey, UAE, UK and U.S. App Stores. In addition to Vietnamese, the Dragon Dictation and Dragon Search support U.S, UK and Australian English, Japanese, Mandarin Chinese, Taiwan Mandarin, Cantonese, Czech, Korean, Bahasa Indonesia, Bahasa Malaysia, Hungarian, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, European and Canadian French, German, Greek, Italian, Norwegian, Polish, European and Brazilian Portuguese, Turkish, Romanian, Russian, European and American Spanish, Slovak, Swedish, and Standard Arabic. And with multilingual capabilities, all Dragon app users are able to easily switch between supported languages as they come available. To learn more, visit Also be sure to follow us on Twitter @NuanceMobile, and become a Fan of Dragon Mobile Apps on Facebook. 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 Nuance, Dragon NaturallySpeaking, Dragon, Dragon Search Carousel, and the Nuance logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Nuance Communications, Inc. or its subsidiaries in the United States of America and/or other countries. All other company names or product names may be the trademarks of their respective owners. Nuance CommunicationsRebecca Paquette,