Nuance launches cloud-based Dragon Professional Anywhere solution in New Zealand
Public and private organisations in New Zealand can now access the AI-powered speech recognition solution in the cloud for smart documentation

Wellington – May 4, 2021Nuance Communications, Inc. today announced the availability of its cloud-based Dragon Professional Anywhere speech recognition solution in New Zealand. Suitable for professionals in the public sector and private enterprise, this next-generation AI-powered solution enables users to create high-quality documentation more efficiently, securely, and at scale, while reducing cost and boosting productivity – anywhere, anytime and on any device.

The local launch of Dragon Professional Anywhere is driven by the increasing demand for cloud technology to meet the needs of modern business environments. IT Brief reports that New Zealand enterprise customers are accelerating their cloud transformation initiatives and 73% of New Zealand businesses indicate their desired end state is to run most or all of their applications on public cloud infrastructure according to Veritas’ latest Truth in Cloud Report.

Dragon Anywhere Mobile is included in the offering to provide users with interoperable speech recognition on Windows, iPhone, iPad, and Android devices. Professionals can use Dragon Professional Anywhere on their desktops or laptops, while also having ubiquitous access to fast documentation on their mobile devices with Dragon Anywhere Mobile.

“Because the world’s workforce is operating in new and unprecedented ways, it’s crucial to equip organisations of all sizes with solutions that allow for seamless and secure business continuity,” said Ed McGuiggan, General Manager for the Dragon Professional and Consumer business at Nuance. “Dragon Professional Anywhere offers scalable deployment options, helping organisations reduce costs, realise productivity gains, and improve customer care for industries worldwide.”

Built on decades of deep vertical market expertise and investments in conversational AI advancements, Dragon Professional Anywhere complements Nuance’s existing Dragon portfolio of solutions for financial services, law, small business, government departments, education and accessibility, used by millions of people worldwide, every day.

Key benefits of Dragon Professional Anywhere include:

  • Smart: The latest Dragon speech recognition engine powered by deep learning technology
  • Thin client support: Negligible computing power required through thin or virtual clients
  • Easy install: Minimal installation requirements save time and IT resources
  • Flexible: Centralised on-premise or partner hosting
  • Secure: Hosted in Australia on Microsoft Azure with 256-bit encryption for all data
  • Easy to budget: Infrastructure and maintenance costs are transparent up front


Dragon Professional Anywhere is available in New Zealand through Nuance’s approved partners.

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About Nuance Communications, Inc.
Nuance Communications (NASDAQ: NUAN) is a technology pioneer with market leadership in conversational AI and ambient intelligence. A full-service partner trusted by 77 percent of U.S. hospitals and 85 percent of the Fortune 100 companies worldwide, Nuance creates intuitive solutions that amplify people’s ability to help others.

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