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Microsoft’s Nuance just dropped its best voice recognition deal yet

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Nuance Dragon Home with 2 freebies - $200/£200

Nuance Dragon Home with 2 freebies - $200/£200
Get a free USB headset ($34.99/£34.99) and Dragon Anywhere mobile speech recognition app (worth $150/£110) at no additional cost when you buy Nuance Dragon Home or Professional or Legal, with prices starting only from $200/£200. 

A beast of a package powered by Deep Learning - that’s how our review qualified Dragon Professional 15, the flagship speech recognition package from Nuance, which was acquired in April 2021 by Microsoft. 

Ahead of Black Friday, the company is giving away a free USB headset (worth $34.99/£34.99, use code TECHUSB at checkout) and a 1-year subscription to Dragon Anywhere (worth £109.99/$150) when you buy Dragon Home, Dragon Professional Individual or Dragon Legal (you can find out more about the difference between Dragon Home and Dragon Professional here).

Given that Dragon Home costs only $200, that represents an excellent deal if you want to use speech recognition anywhere. Dictate documents (i.e. speech-to-text), send email, search the web and more with Nuance’s claimed 99% recognition accuracy.

Bear in mind though, this deal is available globally and while the license for Dragon Home is perpetual (i.e. you don’t need to pay again), Dragon Anywhere is a subscription that lasts 12 months and gives you some extra features as a dictation software.

Desire Athow

Managing Editor, TechRadar Pro

Désiré has been musing and writing about technology during a career spanning four decades. He dabbled in website building and web hosting when DHTML and frames were en vogue and started writing about the impact of technology on society just before the start of the Y2K hysteria at the turn of the last millennium. Then followed a weekly tech column in a local business magazine in Mauritius, a late night tech radio programme called Clicplus and a freelancing gig at the now-defunct, Theinquirer, with the legendary Mike Magee as mentor. Following an eight-year stint at where he discovered the joys of global techfests, Désiré now heads up TechRadar Pro. He has an affinity for anything hardware and staunchly refuses to stop writing reviews of obscure products or cover niche B2B software-as-a-service providers.