Control Your Desktop - Using Your Voice
Dragon Assistant uses the power of Nuance's speech recognition technology, offering you the freedom and flexibility to control your desktop applications using your voice. With Dragon Assistant, simply speak commands to do lots of things on your desktop – search the web, post updates to your social networks, check your email and more. Dragon Assistant turns the power of the voice into action. Watch this video to learn more.
Your Voice is Your Command
Dragon Assistant is always at your beck and call. To get started, launch the application and simply say…
If you ever want Dragon Assistant to stop listening, just say…
"Go To Sleep"
You can also right click on the Windows System Tray icon and select "Have Dragon sleep."
Dragon Assistant will also go to sleep on its own after completing specific tasks for you. When that happens, you’ll see…
Let Dragon Assistant Be Your Guide
Dragon Assistant will guide you through its simple voice commands to control your applications. If you ever get stuck, don't worry. Just ask…
"What Can I Say?"
Dragon will bring up a list of voice commands for the context you are currently in.
Search the Web
With simple voice commands, Dragon Assistant turns the power of talk into action. Try a simple web search by saying...
"Search Google for Restaurants in London"
And the same "search X for Y" phrase works for YouTube, Yahoo, Wikipedia, Bing, and lots of other popular websites. It's that simple. Try saying.
"Search YouTube for Rubik's Cube tutorial"
Check / Update Your Social Networks
Dragon Assistant can help you to manage your social networks using simple commands. Say commands like…
"Update my Facebook status"
"What can I say for Twitter?"
Dragon Assistant will walk you through the rest. It’s that easy. You can use similar commands that work for Twitter. And remember if you’re not sure what to say, just ask
"What's happening on Twitter?"
Clicking and Scrolling
You can use your mouse to move around.
Click a content window,
and Dragon will go to sleep while you scroll and explore the content.
To wake Dragon Assistant up again,
simply tap its icon or say
This feature works in the browser for many websites as well as in some text editors and chat clients. Place the cursor where you'd like to insert text (in a comment field, for example). Ready to dictate? Simply press and hold the CTRL key to launch a pop-up dictation window. When the window appears you will be ready to dictate your message or comment. Once you let go of the CTRL key, Dragon Assistant will paste your dictation into the text field.
Talk can be entertaining when you have Dragon Assistant control your playlist!
"Play some Bruce Springsteen"
Intuitive voice commands allow you to select and play specific songs, artists and films in your personal library.