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Dragon Legal 16
Dragon Legal 16 is laying down the law and it's better than ever
Quickly and accurately dictate, edit and format case files, contracts, briefs, or format legal citations – all by voice
An exhaustive legal vocabulary
Best ever accuracy
Save time, increase billable hours
Optimized for Windows 11
Used by legal professionals the world over
Designed specifically for the legal industry, the all-new Dragon Legal 16, a smarter next-generation speech recognition solution for the PC, empowers attorneys and other legal professionals to speed document turnaround and reduce transcription costs. Leveraging the latest Deep Learning technology, Dragon constantly learns and adapts to your unique voice and environmental variations to help you achieve unprecedented levels of personalized productivity and accuracy. A specialized legal vocabulary trained using more than 400 million words from legal documents enables you to quickly create and format case files, contracts, or briefs all by voice. Powerful customization, fast, accurate transcription and automatic formatting of legal citations further boost efficiency so you more time on serving clients and growing your practice.
Dragon Legal, with its specialized legal vocabulary, is trained to deliver optimal recognition accuracy for dictation of legal terms right from word go. To further increase speed and accuracy, you can create, import and share custom word lists that are relevant to your legal clients and industry or format legal citations automatically. Dragon also enables a third party, such as support staff member, to easily edit a dictation or transcription for you, thereby speeding document turnaround and freeing personnel to focus on higher-value tasks.
Optimized for Windows 11
While fully Windows 10 compatible, Dragon Legal 16 has undergone a comprehensive, year-long rearchitecting and reengineering of its code to ensure optimization for the new Windows 11 operating system. A decided benefit of Microsoft's acquisition of Nuance in 2022 is the unprecedented access to Microsoft development assets for the Dragon engineering team. The result is a Dragon that is ideally engineered for today and future-proofed for tomorrow by being supported on, certified, and optimized for Windows 11.
Supports both Windows 11 and 10 operating systems
Successfully leverages advancements made in Windows 11
Aligns with the global migration of Windows PC infrastructure to Windows 11
Long known for its state-of-the-art adaptations for those with physical and cognitive disabilities, Dragon's latest upgrade, with new features such as the ability to use Mouse Grid on multiple monitors, furthers its commitment to the disability inclusion movement. And built with accessibility requirements in mind, Dragon can be easily adapted as needed to meet the most stringent compliance requirements for accessibility or industry reporting. The new Dragon Legal 16 is perfect for helping organizations of all sizes take full advantage of their workforce and for building an inclusive workplace.
Mouse Grid on multiple monitors is critical in increasing the efficiency for those with physical disabilities working with large amount of information
Still stocked with longstanding accessibilities like "Play That Back" proofreading of dictated text, Dragon Legal 16 sets a new standard for accessibility functionality
Faster and more accurate than ever: Dragon Legal 16 expands the possibilities of speech recognition innovation with a next-generation speech engine representing the culmination of 25 years of tireless progress and technology advancements. Dragon uniquely brings consistent, optimal accuracy to the PC. Deep Learning technology and adaptation techniques continuously adjust to your voice or environmental variations, even while you’re dictating. Dragon Legal 16 provides:
Best ever locally running desktop recognition accuracy: Continuous learning - even during dictation - for individually adapted accuracy improvements that enhance the user experience. Optimal accuracy achieved for speakers with accents or in slightly noisy environments such as in a cubicle or open office setting
Support for the latest applications: Another benefit to being a Microsoft company is unfettered access to the latest applications for the purpose of integration and support. Because Dragon’s effectiveness is tied to how well it integrates with other applications, it's critical that Dragon supports the latest versions just as it's critical that you have the most current version of Dragon. Dragon Legal 16 provides:
New support for Office 2021 while still supporting Office 2016/2019
New support for Microsoft Teams commands
New support for “Modern Comments” in Microsoft Word dictation
New support for legal industry favorite Corel WordPerfect 2021
PowerMic 4 support: The Nuance PowerMic 4 has long been a secret weapon of Dragon power users. Think of it as a microphone and mouse in one. Designed as a robust, ergonomic handheld microphone with simplified thumb-control operation, programmable buttons, and integrated mouse functionality, the PowerMic 4 takes personal productivity to all new heights with the integration of a larger pointing device, high pass filter, and added programable buttons. Dragon Legal 16 joins Dragon Medical One and Dragon Legal Anywhere as a supported application
Improved high resolution monitor support: Dragon Legal 16 has been enhanced to support common hardware configurations including those with high resolution monitors. Yet another example of Dragon staying ahead of the technology curve.
Create custom words and vocabulary processes: Dragon Legal easily learns acronyms, proper names and other unique or business-specific phrases that you frequently use so it captures your unique words the way you want. In addition, you can import and export your custom word lists.
Create custom voice commands: With Dragon Legal, it’s quick and easy to create custom voice commands to quickly insert frequently-used text and graphics. This feature lets you insert a standard reply, a signature block, a logo, a form template or other boilerplate content by speaking a simple command for significant time savings.
Automate processes with time-saving macros: Create macros to automate multi-step workflows or business processes via simple voice commands. For example, send an email to your sales distribution list, copy the senior management team, and print a hard copy for your files by saying something like, “Send standard sales distro email.”
Transcribe your recordings from audio filess: Dragon Legal supports Nuance-approved digital voice recorders and smartphones for advanced recording functionality and can automatically transcribe the audio files to text back at your PC. It leverages all the accuracy improvements gained from the state-of-the-art speech recognition engine for fewer post-corrections.
Simplify proofreading with text-to-speech: Dragon’s text-to-speech capability is a natural-sounding synthesized voice that reads designated text to you, thereby simplifying proofreading and supporting new levels of multi-tasking. With Dragon Legal, you can also listen to audio playback of your own dictation with the associated text highlighted on the screen.
Command and control your computer by voice: Launch applications, select menu items, press keys, switch between windows, search the Web, create and send emails and more all by voice, if you wish. Dragon Legal gives you the flexibility to: Work hands-free, if desired; Experience more ergonomic comfort when working on your computer; Feel less stress and strain on your body; Multitask by using your voice to dictate and execute commands
Prevent repetitive stress injuries: Dragon Legal supports Section 508 standards to eliminate barriers for individual workers with disabilities that limit their ability to use a keyboard and mouse. In addition, it helps prevent fatigue and repetitive stress injuries by offering a comfortable, ergonomic alternative to the keyboard and mouse.
Windows 10 compatible and optimized for Windows 11: Optimized for Windows 11, Dragon now extends Windows 11’s stellar accessibility experience to document creation and command & control functionality and an be easily adapted as needed to meet stringent compliance requirements for accessibility or industry reporting.
Use your voice to dictate documents or enter text anywhere you normally type
It turns your spoken thoughts into text and your voice commands into action so you don’t have to worry about the mechanics of typing and spelling. You can easily switch between keyboard, mouse and voice so you can use the mode of input you prefer for any given task.
Dragon not only lets you dictate up to three times faster than typing, but it also allows you to make edits and apply formatting using your voice. You can select text and apply formatting such as bold, underline, capitals and more, or just speak to make needed changes. Smart Format Rules automatically adapt to how you want abbreviations, dates, phone numbers, and more to appear, so you don’t have to correct them every time.
Dragon gives you robust voice command and control as well as Enhanced Dictation (or Full Text Control), for fully voice-driven editing and command capabilities within many popular business applications that you use every day. Create documents such as reports, emails, forms and notes, and zip through computer tasks in record time.
Faster and more accurate than ever
Dragon Legal 16 expands the possibilities of speech recognition innovation with a next-generation speech engine. Dragon uniquely brings consistent, optimal accuracy to the PC with Deep Learning technology and adaptation techniques that continuously adjust to your voice or environmental variations even while you’re dictating.
Delivers up to 99% speech recognition accuracy
Provides a personalized voice-driven experience
Performs with fast response times and minimal latency
Sync with separate Dragon Anywhere mobile solution
Dragon Anywhere is a separate, cloud-based solution that provides continuous dictation capabilities, letting you create and edit documents of any length by voice directly on your iOS or Android device. It adapts to your voice and terminology so you can dictate, edit, navigate and format quickly and accurately within your document-- using your own customized words, shortcuts and commands—from anywhere, at any time.
-You can share documents and sync custom words and commands with Dragon Legal for seamless productivity wherever your job takes you. Gain immediate access to your dictation so can spend less time behind a desk completing administrative tasks and more time contributing to your bottom line.
Stay productive wherever you go
Continue creating and editing documents—even when work takes you away from the office. With our Dragon Anywhere app (available separately), you’ll dictate and edit documents of any length by voice directly on your mobile device to maximize productivity at the office or on the road. Works with iOS and Android devices.
Syncs documents, preferences and customizations with your Dragon desktop so you can continue your work seamlessly wherever you go
Dragon Anywhere is available for download from the App Store and Google Play in United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Hong Kong, Singapore, South Korea and Taiwan.
System Requirements Dragon Legal
Supported Operating Systems: Windows 10 (32-bit and 64-bit) and 11 (64-bit); Windows Server 2016, 2019, and 2022
RAM: Minimum 4GB
CPU: Minimum: 2.2 GHz Intel® dual core or equivalent AMD processor. Faster processors yield faster performance.
Free hard disk space: 12GB (includes downloaded installation files)
Microsoft Edge or current version of Chrome or Firefox for online Help and for installation if installing from the Web
An audio input device capable of 16-bit recording for dictation
Note: Apple AirPods are not supported for dictation with Dragon.
An Internet connection for product download and automatic product activation (a quick anonymous process).
Note: Does not support dictation into Electronic Medical Record (EMR) systems. For EMR support, please use Dragon Medical One.
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