Dragon is speech recognition technology that converts spoken language to text. Dragon has been in the speech recognition technology business for more than 20 years and is the industry leader. Dragon is owned by Nuance, an Artificial Intelligence company.
Dragon Home for PCs is the application intended for personal use and costs about $150. “Dragon intelligently transcribes your spoken words into text 3x faster than typing with up to 99% recognition accuracy. …Dragon works with today’s popular touchscreen PCs and tablets, so you can enjoy the versatility of interacting with your favorite applications—at home or school.”
Dragon Anywhere is a cloud-based, professional-grade mobile dictation application that can be synced with your iOS or Android smartphone or tablet and desktop computer. A one-year subscription to Dragon Anywhere costs $150 and prices vary for business licenses based on the number of subscriptions and users.
With Dragon software you’re spoken words will be automatically transcribed into text which can be used for any written document, email, etc. This is useful for those who are unable or unwilling to type all their written materials or for those who need to keep their hands free as they work. Dragon is used by medical professionals, business professionals, and anyone who is dictating on the run.
Dragon offers accessory products but branded products are not required to use the software.