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1.Who is Nuance Communications, Inc.?
2.When was Nuance founded?
3.How many employees does Nuance have?
4.Where is the company headquartered?
5.How does Nuance sell its products?
6.Who are some of the company's customers?
7.Where is Nuance's stock traded, under what ticker symbol?
8.What is Nuance's financial calendar?
9.Who is Nuance's stock transfer agent? How can I contact them?
10.Does Nuance pay a dividend?
11.Can I purchase stock directly from Nuance?
12.How do I request a Nuance investor packet?
13.How do I get on Nuance's mailing and conference call lists?
1.Who is Nuance Communications, Inc.?
 

Nuance Communications is the pioneer and leader in conversational and cognitive AI innovations that bring intelligence to everyday work and life. The company delivers solutions that can understand, analyze and respond to human language to increase productivity and amplify human intelligence. With decades of domain and artificial intelligence expertise, Nuance works with thousands of organizations – in global industries that include healthcare, telecommunications, automotive, financial services, and retail – to create stronger relationships and better experiences for their customers and workforce.


2.When was Nuance founded?
 

The company was incorporated as Visioneer, Inc. in March 1992 and through December 1998, developed and sold scanner hardware and software products. On January 6, 1999, Visioneer sold the hardware business and the Visioneer brand name to Primax Electronics, Ltd., and on March 2, 1999, Visioneer acquired ScanSoft, in a cash election merger, from Xerox Corporation. The corporate entity "Visioneer" survived the merger, but changed its name to "ScanSoft, Inc." On October 18, 2005, the company changed the name to "Nuance Communications, Inc" and has been publicly traded since April 2000 on the NASDAQ exchange.


3.How many employees does Nuance have?
 Nuance has 13,500 employees in 45 offices around the globe.

4.Where is the company headquartered?
 

Nuance maintains its corporate headquarters in Burlington, Massachusetts.


5.How does Nuance sell its products?
 

We market and sell our solutions and technologies directly through a dedicated sales force, through our e-commerce website and also through a global network of more than 2,000 channel partners including resellers, such as system integrators, independent software vendors, value-added resellers, distributors, hardware vendors, and telecommunications carriers. The company has grown through a commitment to open solutions and nurturing a partner network that spans all areas of the business and multiple geographies.


6.Who are some of the company's customers?
 

Nuance customers are large institutions and Fortune 1000 enterprises with particular concentration in industries that demand artificial intelligence, voice, and language technologies to stay relevant in an increasingly competitive world including healthcare, financial services, government, automotive, telecommunications, utilities, and travel.


7.Where is Nuance's stock traded, under what ticker symbol?
 

Nuance common stock is traded on the Nasdaq National Market system under the symbol "NUAN."


8.What is Nuance's financial calendar?
 

Nuance operates on a fiscal calendar that begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. Quarter end dates include:

First Quarter - December 31
Second Quarter - March 31
Third Quarter - June 30
Fourth Quarter - September 30


9.Who is Nuance's stock transfer agent? How can I contact them?
 

American Stock Transfer & Trust Company, LLC

Operations Center:
6201 15th Avenue
Brooklyn NY 11219
www.amstock.com
1-800-937-5449

American Stock Transfer & Trust Company, LLC is available to assist shareholders with changes of address, transfers of stock certificates into another name, and replacement of lost stock certificates.


10.Does Nuance pay a dividend?
 

Nuance has never declared or paid cash dividends on its capital stock and has not indicated that it anticipates paying cash dividends in the foreseeable future.


11.Can I purchase stock directly from Nuance?
 

Nuance does not offer a direct stock purchase program or a dividend reinvestment program. Shares of Nuance common stock may be purchased through licensed brokers.


12.How do I request a Nuance investor packet?
 

Visit the Contact IR section of this Web site to submit your request.


13.How do I get on Nuance's mailing and conference call lists?
 

You may sign up for Email Alerts directly from this Web site.


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