Nuance OmniPage Ultimate Delivers Document Accuracy and Simplicity to Businesses

  Nuance OmniPage Ultimate Delivers Document Accuracy and Simplicity to

  Solution Delivers Powerful and Innovative Productivity Tools for Scanning,
     Converting and Delivering Content in the Right Format for the Right

Business Wire

BURLINGTON, Mass. -- April 29, 2013

Nuance Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: NUAN), a leading provider of speech and
imaging solutions, today introduced OmniPage® Ultimate, the new release of the
world’s leading document conversion and scanning solution for Microsoft®
Windows®. OmniPage Ultimate brings accuracy and simplicity to business by
converting paper, PDF documents and digital camera images into files users can
edit, search and share. In addition, users can now easily convert paper files
into natural sounding audio files that can be listened to in the home or
office, or while on the go.

OmniPage Ultimate delivers significant new benefits that address the dynamic
needs of today’s businesses, including:

  *Better utilize scanning devices and IT networks with OmniPage DocuDirect ^
    TM for scanning, conversion and automated document delivery
  *Take documents on the go with Nuance’s advanced speech technology to
    convert documents to files that are read aloud to users via desktop and
    mobile devices
  *Convert documents stored in leading cloud services for anywhere, anytime
    information access
  *New file formatting for reading documents on smartphones and tablets with
    eBook applications that support the ePUB format
  *Faster and easier conversions through a new tablet-like interface called
    the OmniPage Launchpad

“OmniPage Ultimate offers unparalleled productivity in how it transforms
documents quickly and accurately, and then shares them in the most efficient
format for any task,” said Michael Rich, General Manager and Senior Vice
President of the Nuance Document Imaging Division. “With business and personal
technology becoming more integrated and demand for accessibility always
increasing, there has never been a greater need to transform documents into
new, dynamic formats without losing vital information.”

Key New Features of OmniPage Ultimate:

  *Scanning and routing for any business environment. OmniPage DocuDirect is
    the foremost low-cost solution for occasional document scanning,
    conversion and document routing for small businesses or workgroups that
    share a scanning device.
  *Accurate document and photo conversion. Featuring an enhanced OCR engine,
    OmniPage delivers the fastest, most precise way to convert paper, PDF
    files and images into nearly any file type such as Microsoft® Word, Excel®
    and PowerPoint® 2007, PDF, HTML, Corel® WordPerfect®, or MP3 audio files
    that can be listened to with mobile devices. Nuance extends its leadership
    in optical character recognition technology (OCR) with a 25 percent
    increase in character accuracy for conversion of digital camera images.
  *Easy to Use. OmniPage loads in less than one second with LaunchPad, a
    user-friendly, tablet-like interface, which means users can use it to
    quickly convert any kind of document and send to any destination by
    clicking on tiled action buttons.
  *Ideal for small businesses. OmniPage Ultimate removes complexity from
    digitizing and sharing documents, is universally compatible with any
    scanner, and offers the best tools to customize any document workflow
    processes. In addition, with OmniPage’s DocuDirect feature, users with
    low-volume scanning devices, including digital copiers and multifunction
    printers (MFPs) can automatically send converted files to pre-programmed
    destinations or on-demand to anyone, anywhere including mobile devices.
  *Innovative text to speech. OmniPage is integrated with Nuance’s most
    sophisticated speech output technology to allow users to comfortably
    listen to any document being read aloud through an Apple iPhone, Apple
    iPad, Android or other mobile device that supports MP3 audio files.
  *Portable documents for mobile devices. OmniPage Ultimate now supports the
    popular ePub format that is compatible with popular eBook readers. Users
    can quickly convert documents and take them anywhere to be read with eBook
    applications on the iPad, Android tablets, Microsoft Surface, Nook Simple
    Touch, Nook Tablet, Sony Reader PRS-350/PRS-650/PRS-950, Kobo eReader,
    Kobo Touch and Kobo Arc.
  *Flexibility with cloud and SharePoint. Convert documents stored in Windows
    Live SkyDrive, GoogleDocs, Evernote, Box, Dropbox, and many more when
    integrated with Nuance Cloud Connector.  OmniPage connects with Microsoft
    SharePoint and DMS, and  features new support for Open Text Hummingbird
    Connector, and Autonomy-Interwoven iManage Connector.
  *Increased productivity. Converted documents look like the original –
    complete with columns, tables, bullets and graphics – and are simple to
    edit. The new release helps users save time by creating searchable PDFs,
    converting paper forms to fillable forms, and exporting data to
    spreadsheet-compliant or database-compliant format.
  *Better organization. OmniPage Ultimate includes PaperPort Professional 14,
    desktop document management software that helps users organize, view,
    combine and find their PDF documents plus more than 150 additional
    document and photo formats. OmniPage Ultimate also includes Nuance PDF
    Create 8 to create 100 percent industry-standard PDF files.
  *Accessible in more than 100 languages. OmniPage Ultimate includes the
    recognition of languages based on the Latin, Greek and Cyrillic alphabets
    as well as Chinese, Japanese and Korean languages enabling users from
    around the world to access, edit and manage documents.

Pricing and Availability
OmniPage Ultimate is available through Nuance’s global network of reseller
partners. OmniPage Ultimate is $199 for upgrades from previous OmniPage
version and $499 for new purchases with volume discounts available through the
Nuance Open License Program. For additional information on OmniPage features,
pricing and volume licensing programs, please visit or
call 800-443-7077.

Nuance Communications, Inc.
Nuance Communications, Inc. is a leading provider of voice and language
solutions for businesses and consumers around the world. Its technologies,
applications and services make the user experience more compelling by
transforming the way people interact with devices and systems. Every day,
millions of users and thousands of businesses experience Nuance’s proven
applications. For more information, please visit

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