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Microsoft Acquires Nuance in £12bn Deal

Microsoft Acquires Nuance in £12bn Deal

In Microsoft's largest acquisition since LinkedIn in 2016, the tech giant has secured a £12bn deal to acquire Nuance, the developers behind award winning Dragon Speech Recognition software - trusted by 77% of hospitals and 85% of Fortune 100 companies worldwide. 

"Over the past three years, Nuance has streamlined its portfolio to focus on the healthcare and enterprise AI segments, where there has been accelerated demand for advanced conversational AI and ambient solutions" Mark Benjamin, Nuance CEO comments. "To seize this opportunity, we need the right platform to bring focus and global scale to our customers and partners to enable more affordable and effective connections to people and care. The path forward is clearly with Microsoft..."

With intuitive, lightweight and extremely powerful cloud-based speech recognition software such as Dragon Medical One, Dragon Legal Anywhere and Dragon Professional Anywhere, Nuance provide simple to install, easily maintained and cost-effective solutions for accurate voice-driven documentation. 

With the might of Microsoft behind the speech recognition pioneers, the sky is the limit when it comes to voice-enabled applications. Watch this space for exciting new offerings sure to be in the works and on the horizon...

In the meantime, why not take a look at our range of Nuance Speech Recognition solutions? As Nuance Certified Partners and Value Added Resellers of Dragon Medical One, Speak-IT Solutions supply and support the entire range of Nuance Speech Recognition solutions. Get in touch on 0121 456 7800, email or book an online demonstration to get started

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