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Nuance Dragon Dictation and Dragon Search Apps Now Available in Israel

<p class='bwalignc'> <i>Worldwide Expansion Continues into Israel, Providing Hebrew-Speaking iOS Users a Faster and Easier Way to Send Text Messages and Emails, Update Facebook and Twitter, and Search the Web with the Simplicity of Voice</i> </p>

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Nuance Dragon Dictation and Dragon Search Apps Now Available in Israel08:00 EDT Wednesday, October 17, 2012 BURLINGTON, Mass. (Business Wire) -- Nuance Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: NUAN) today announced that its Dragon Dictation and Dragon Search applications for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad are now available for free in the Israel App Store, expanding the apps' availability to 41 countries around the world. Now supporting the Hebrew language, Dragon Dictation and Dragon Search allow iOS consumers a faster and easier way to send text messages and emails, update Twitter and Facebook, search for Web content and more, all with their voice. “We've seen very strong demand for voice-enabled interactions across the Middle East, and we're thrilled to now support the Hebrew language, while bringing Dragon Dictation and Dragon Search to Israel,” said Michael Thompson, executive vice president and general manager, Nuance Mobile. “Voice simplifies and humanizes what are typically complex interactions, and the power of Dragon makes it faster and easier than ever to stay connected and find information and content.” Dragon Dictation is iOS-6 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 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 Israel. 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, Croatia, 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, Thailand, Turkey, Vietnam, Ukraine, UAE, UK and U.S. App Stores. In addition Hebrew, 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, Standard Arabic, Ukrainian, Vietnamese, Thai and Croatian. And with multilingual capabilities, all Dragon app users are able to easily switch between supported languages as they come available. To learn more, visit www.NuanceMobileLife.com. Also be sure to follow us on Twitter @NuanceMobile, and become a Fan of Nuance Mobile Life 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 www.nuance.com. 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.Media:Nuance CommunicationsRebecca Paquette, 781-565-5264rebecca.paquette@nuance.com